Welcome to SERS!
Established in 1923, the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System is one of the nation's oldest and largest statewide retirement plans for public employees. We are proud to serve you and thank you for your work to make Pennsylvania great.
New members can use this website to learn about your retirement benefit, particularly some choices you need to make when you're first hired. Active members can run estimates to see how your retirement benefit grows as your years of service and salary change. Members who are getting ready to retire can read about payment options and get a check list for your counseling session. Retired members can get duplicate tax forms and click through to the Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund - the PEBTF - for more about your health care.
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News & Updates
On February 7, 2017, the Governor's budget address included a mention of "offering a new early retirement program to modernize our state workforce." At this time we have no information on who may be eligible as no legislation has been introduced.
Please note that any early retirement offer will have to be passed by both the House and the Senate, and signed by the Governor. In the event that such legislation would be proposed, you can access the status of it, or any other pending legislation at www.legis.state.pa.us.
If legislation is enacted, we will notify affected members.
Pennsylvania SERS Directs $100 million to Small Private Equity Funds
Amends General Investment Consulting Contract
The Board of the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today committed up to $100 million to Horizon Impact Fund, L.P. (Class B) as a follow-on investment managed by HarbourVest Partners.
Your Annual Statement Is in the Mail
Yesterday, we mailed your Personal Statement of Pension Payments, featuring the 2017 payment calendar, directly from our print and mail vendor in Claysburg, PA. A copy of your statement is available in your online member services account.
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1099-R Tax Documents Are in the Mail
Yesterday, we mailed your 1099-R tax documents directly from our print and mail vendor in Claysburg, PA. Your forms also will be available in your online member services account this Thursday, Jan 19, 2017. If you do not receive your 1099-R tax documents by Jan 31, 2017, please contact a SERS Retirement Counselor at 1.800.633.5461.
You can expect your account statement, featuring the 2017 payment calendar, in about a week. It, too, will be mailed from Claysburg and available in your online member service account shortly thereafter.
2017 Payment Calendar
The 2017 SERS Payment calendar is posted. You can get your copy here.