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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 Realizes 5.7% Investment Return in Fiscal Year 2019

  • Investments

NHRS realized a 5.7% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. At the close of the fiscal year, the retirement system’s unaudited net position held in trust was $9.208 billion.



National Retirement Security Week, Oct. 20-26

NHRS has added a section to our website – “The Bigger Picture” – that lists resources on retirement planning and overall financial literacy from governmental, non-profit, media, and public service entities. While the emphasis is on preparing for retirement, many of these links are relevant regardless of age.



NHRS Receives Awards for Financial Reporting

  • 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.



Member Annual Statements Available on My Account

10/16/2017
  • Members

The Fiscal Year 2019 Member Annual Statements for all NHRS members who are not yet retired have been posted to My Account, the retirement system’s secure online portal.



Additional Pay Types Includable as Earnable Compensation

  • Legislation

House Bill 468 adds annual attendance stipends or bonuses to the definition of earnable compensation for all members and also enables wages paid to full-time Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) faculty for teaching summer courses to be included as earnable compensation. Both changes are effective September 10, 2019.



Jean Appointed to Board of Trustees

  • 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

  • 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.



Service Credit Formulas Updated for Prior Military Service, Employer Oversight

  • Employers
  • Members

House Bill 675 modified the statutory cost calculation methodologies for the purchase of NHRS service credit for active service in the armed forces prior to NHRS membership and in cases of employer enrollment oversight.