NHRS Hires Consultant for Executive Director Search

George Lagos to step down in 2021

Dec 16, 2020
  • Employers
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For Immediate Release: December 16, 2020
Contact: [email protected]

CONCORD, NH – The Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system) recently retained EFL Associates to assist in the national search for a new executive director.

Executive Director George P. Lagos notified the Board in September that he will retire effective March 1, 2021, after leading the organization for nine years. (See: https://www.nhrs.org/news/article/2020/09/24/nhrs-executive-director-announces-planned-retirement)

EFL Associates is a nationally recognized executive search firm that provides recruitment solutions for clients who need to select the best talent possible to lead their organizations in key roles. EFL has significant experience working with both state and local public pension systems.

The executive director plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the retirement system.  The executive director reports to a 13-member board and oversees a staff of 65. To learn more and view the desired qualifications for this position, see:

To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

About NHRS

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 39,000 benefit 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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