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 Positive Earnings; Approves $250 Million in Private Equity Investments, Extends Deferred Comp Administrator Contract
The Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today announced a 1.2% return for the second quarter of 2016, resulting in a 2% return and earnings of $500 million net of fees for retirement benefits during the first half of the fund's fiscal year.
Pennsylvania SERS to Begin Performance Audit Work
The board of the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today directed staff to begin preparations for a cooperative performance audit by the state's auditing agency.
Pennsylvania SERS Portfolio Earned $176 Million During First Quarter;
Board Receives 2015 Actuarial Valuation Report
The Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System today announced that the SERS fund generated $176 million in net-of-fees earnings, or 0.7%, during the first quarter of 2016.