Congratulations on becoming vested for your pension
You may be asking yourself...now what? Below are some resources and information to help you understand what benefits you may now qualify for as a vested member and why being vested is such a milestone for you in your path to retirement.
Frequently Asked Questions
Vesting for Benefits
I'm Vested...Now what?
Terminating Employment Prior to Retirement
I'm Vested ... Now What? (10.42)
Retirement Benefit Summaries
Benefit eligibility and pension formulas vary depending on membership status as of July 1, 2011, and/or vested status as of January 1, 2012.
If you were an NHRS member prior to July 1, 2011, choose one of the summaries below based on your job function.
If you first became a member of NHRS on or after July 1, 2011, choose the printable benefit summary below based on your job function.
NHRS Fact Sheet
Service Credit Brochure
Additional Contributions Brochure
Pre-Retirement Death Benefits Brochure
Disability Retirement Brochure
Every member has his or her own retirement story. Journey along with four NHRS members through their careers and retirement. These stories are meant to illustrate some of the interactions you will have with NHRS on your journey and help you better understand the retirement process.