For Immediate Release: August 6, 2019
Contact: Marty Karlon, Public Information Officer, (603) 410-3594; [email protected]
CONCORD, NH – In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the New Hampshire Retirement System has developed “NHRS … Now You Know,” a series of issue briefs designed to provide plain talk about some of the major topics concerning the retirement system.
The latest issue brief, “Separating myth from reality,” addresses six common misconceptions about NHRS. You can read it at: https://www.nhrs.org/now-you-know
NHRS provides retirement, disability, and death benefits to its eligible members and their beneficiaries. The State of New Hampshire and nearly 470 local government employers participate in NHRS for their employees, teachers, firefighters, and police officers. NHRS has approximately 48,000 active members and 37,000 pension recipients. NHRS administers a defined benefit plan qualified as a tax-exempt entity under sections 401(a) and 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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