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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

5/5/2016
PA SERS Board Hires Illinois State Universities Retirement
System Official as Chief Investment Officer

The Board of the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today announced that it has hired Bryan Lewis as the system's chief investment officer. Lewis has been tapped to run the system's $25 billion fund, serving more than 236,000 members.

4/27/2016
PA SERS Board Adopts Employer Contribution Rate
Reviews Key Results of 2015 Actuarial Valuation; Accepts Governance Review Report;
and Approves Actuary and Auditor Contracts
The Board of the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today formally adopted the composite employer contribution rate set by current law at 29.5% of payroll for the commonwealth's 2016-17 fiscal year.

3/15/2016
Keep Alert to Potential Phone Scams
A few members have reported receiving questionable automated phone calls. The automated message indicates the call is from SERS and asks the member to confirm his or her personal information by logging into a website.

To protect your personal information from scams like this, never give your personal or financial information to anyone over the phone or online unless you initiate the call or verify the website address is legitimate.


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