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The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic security of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters. For 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

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Aug 22

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 8/22/17

4:30 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Aug 30

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 8/30/17

2:00 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Sep 12

Board of Trustees Meeting

9:00 AM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Sep 13

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 9/13/17

2:00 PM | Medallion Opera House - Gorham Town Hall, 20 Park Street, Gorham , NH
Sep 13

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 9/13/17

3:30 PM | Medallion Opera House - Gorham Town Hall, 20 Park Street, Gorham , NH
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What's New

NHRS Member Interest Rate for Calendar Year 2017

12/13/2016
  • Members

Per statute, the NHRS member interest rate for calendar year 2017 will be zero percent. This interest rate is applied to a member’s accumulated contributions on an annual basis.



Online Retirement Application, Electronic Direct Deposit Options Now Available

10/26/2016
  • Retirees
  • Members
  • Employers

The retirement system has made upgrades to its website so members can now apply for service or vested deferred retirement benefits online; and retirees now have the option to have their pension payments deposited directly into more than one account.



NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Benefits Case

10/14/2016
  • Legislation

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision yesterday that upheld several changes to NHRS benefit provisions enacted by the Legislature in 2011.



NHRS Realizes 1.0% Return on Investments in Fiscal Year 2016

10/14/2016
  • NHRS

The New Hampshire Retirement System realized a 1.0% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.



More Thoughts on Working After Retirement

10/04/2016
  • Members
  • Retirees
  • Employers

A letter from the Executive Director: Last month, I shared with stakeholders our concerns with the trend of NHRS retirees returning to work in senior leadership positions on a “part-time” basis. I concluded my first letter with the following question: Is the current law working – does this make sense? Nearly 80 people shared their thoughts with me on that question, with more than 85 percent of those expressing an opinion agreeing that this is a topic deserving further discussion.



Member Annual Statements Available on My Account

09/15/2016
  • Members

Fiscal Year 2016 Member Annual Statements for all NHR members who are not yet retired have been posted to My Account, the retirement system’s secure online portal. The annual statement provides personal data about member accounts including service, wage, contribution, and beneficiary information.