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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

Retirement System Offers ‘NHRS 101’ Online Presentation

04/20/2015
  • NHRS
  • Education Session

“NHRS 101” is intended to serve as a broad, factual overview of the retirement system. Among the topics included are plan governance, membership data, investment policy, contribution rates, and a look at some of the challenges facing NHRS. The presentation is similar to ones that were given to N.H. legislative committees earlier this year.



NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Case

01/17/2015
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision earlier today upholding amendments to RSA 100-A – the law governing the New Hampshire Retirement System – enacted in 2007 and 2008 regarding cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) and the definition of “earnable compensation.” As a result of the decision, the legislative changes remain in effect.



NHRS launches redesigned website

01/05/2015
  • Retirees
  • Members
  • Employers

The New Hampshire Retirement System has launched a redesigned website. The new site features a fresh, modern look and updated navigation to enhance user experience. The website redesign is completely responsive so text and images are easily seen on a computer, tablet, or mobile device.



An Online Primer on Pension Accounting Changes

09/25/2014
  • GASB

The New Hampshire Retirement System has produced a brief online PowerPoint presentation intended to provide a high-level overview of GASB 67 & 68, the new pension accounting standards issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). These standards affect NHRS and its participating employers.



NH Supreme Court Rules in NHRS Contributions Case

12/10/2014
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision earlier today finding that New Hampshire Retirement System members do not have a contractual right to a fixed contribution rate. The decision reversed a lower court ruling that the July 1, 2011, increase to member contribution rates enacted in House Bill 2 (Chapter 224, Laws of 2011) violated the contract clause of the state and federal constitutions for “vested” members with 10 or more years of creditable service in the retirement system on or before the effective date of the contribution increase.



Supreme Court Issues Decision in Retiree Part-Time Case

09/30/2014
  • Legal

A decision issued today (September 30, 2014) by the New Hampshire Supreme Court does not change the statutory definition of part-time employment for New Hampshire Retirement System retirees working for NHRS participating employers.