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
Pennsylvania SERS Announces Strong Investment Returns; Approves $100 Million Private Equity Investment
The Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today announced a 3.4% return on investments for the third quarter of 2016, resulting in a 5.4% return and earnings of $1.8 billion net of fees for retirement benefits for the calendar year ended September 30.
IMPORTANT REHP INFORMATION
If you are covered by a health insurance plan administered by the Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF), your health insurance plan may change this fall.
Medicare Eligible Retirees
If you or a dependent on your PEBTF-administered health insurance coverage is eligible for Medicare, you can choose a new health plan during Medicare Open Enrollment between October 24 - November 11, 2016, but it is not required.
Non-Medicare Eligible Retirees
You must choose a health plan during your open enrollment between October 17 - November 4, 2016.
Pennsylvania SERS Approves $275 million in New Investments; Restructures U.S. Equity Portfolio
The Board of the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today approved up to $275 million in new private equity investments and approved restructuring the fund's U.S. Equity portfolio.