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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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May 25

Group II (Police and Fire) Session - 5/25/17 - CANCELED

2:00 PM | Coos County Nursing Hospital, 136 County Farm Road, West Stewartstown, NH 03597 ,
May 25

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 5/25/17 - CANCELED

3:30 PM | Coos County Nursing Hospital, 136 County Farm Road, West Stewartstown, NH 03597 ,
Jun 01

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 6/1/17

3:30 PM | Littleton High School, 159 Oak Hill Ave, Littleton, NH 03561 ,
Jun 13

Board of Trustees Meeting

9:00 AM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord , NH
Jun 14

Group I (Employee and Teacher) Session - 6/14/17

4:30 PM | NH Retirement System Office, 54 Regional Drive, Concord, NH 03301 ,
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What's New

NHRS Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

07/18/2016
  • Summary CAFR
  • CAFR

NHRS has again been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual financial reports.



2016 New Hampshire Retirement System Legislative Roundup

06/24/2016
  • Legislation

Three bills related to RSA 100-A were enacted by the New Hampshire Legislature during the 2016 session and signed into law by the Governor. RSA 100-A is the statute governing the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system).



No Cost-of-Living Adjustment Granted by Legislature in 2016

06/09/2016
  • Retirees

The New Hampshire Legislature did not authorize a 2016 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for eligible retirees or their eligible beneficiaries. As a result, annual pension benefits will remain at current levels.



NHRS Trustees Lower Assumed Rate of Return

05/10/2016
  • Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System voted May 10, 2016, to adopt revised actuarial assumptions based on the results of a five-year experience study conducted by its consulting actuary. In a related vote, the Board voted to reduce the retirement system’s investment assumption, lowering the assumed rate of return from 7.75 percent to 7.25 percent.



NHRS Releases GASB 68 Reports for Fiscal Year 2015

02/08/2016
  • Employers

The New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system) has released two reports for Fiscal Year 2015 related to Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 68, which impacts financial reporting for participating employers.



NHRS Member Interest Rate for Calendar Year 2016

12/09/2015
  • Members

The NHRS member interest rate for calendar year 2016 will be 1.5 percent, per statute.This interest rate is applied to a member’s accumulated contributions on an annual basis.