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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 more than 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

What's New

NHRS Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

09/19/2019
  • Summary CAFR
  • CAFR

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



State authorizes 1.5% cost-of-living adjustment

09/08/2019
  • Retirees
  • Legislation

House Bill 616 grants a one-time, 1.5% COLA on the first $50,000 of an annual pension benefit to members who retired on or before July 1, 2014, or any beneficiary of such member who is receiving a survivorship pension benefit. The COLA will take effect on the retired member’s first anniversary date of retirement occurring after July 1, 2020.



Jean Appointed to Board of Trustees

08/22/2019
  • Board of Trustees

Benjamin Jean was recently appointed to the NHRS Board of Trustees as an employer member representing the state.



NHRS ... Now You Know: Separating myth from reality

08/06/2019
  • Now You Know

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,” is now available.



NHRS ... Now You Know: Different roles, different responsibilities

04/22/2019
  • Now You Know

In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the 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, “Different roles, different responsibilities,” is now available.



NHRS legislative update at crossover

04/10/2019
  • Legislation

Six bills related to NHRS have been passed by the N.H. House of Representatives in the current legislative session and have crossed over to the N.H. Senate for further action. In addition, one bill was passed by the Senate and sent to the House.



Where we’ve come from, where we’re headed

11/15/2018
  • Employers
  • Retirees
  • Members

A letter from the Executive Director: It has been some time since I shared an open letter with our members, retirees, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders. With the conclusion of the Decennial Commission in January 2018, and of our most recent fiscal year on June 30, I thought a look back at the significant changes made to NHRS over the past 10-plus years would be worthwhile. Overall, the retirement system is in a much better position today than it was a decade ago, however, our journey is far from over.



NHRS Realizes 8.9% Investment Return in Fiscal Year 2018

10/11/2018
  • Investments

NHRS realized an 8.9% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, outperforming the Total Fund benchmark return of 7.8% and the retirement system’s assumed rate of investment return of 7.25%. At the close of the fiscal year, the retirement system’s unaudited net position held in trust was $8.87 billion, an increase of $581 million over the prior fiscal year.