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STATEMENT FROM BRIAN P. TOBIN, CHAIRMAN OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES
PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM

The Board of Trustees for the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) voted on Friday to place Administrator James M. Hacking on paid administrative leave effective July 16, and negotiate the terms of his termination by July 21.

PSPRS Board Chairman Brian Tobin expressed gratitude to Mr. Hacking for his nine years of service to the State’s public safety retirees as the system Administrator. "PSPRS remains strong and secure even as this change occurs,” Mr. Tobin said. “We have dedicated employees who will continue to work hard protecting the investments of retirees and active members."

As PSPRS adjusts to these changes, we want to thank our dedicated employees and express gratitude to pension recipients for their support. Read More

PERMANENT BENEFIT INCREASES (updated 7/3/2014)

Click Here for the July 2014 PBI Information

In compliance with the Supreme Court decision regarding permanent benefit increase (PBI) payments, the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System is issuing a retroactive permanent benefit increase payment for its eligible members (those members who retired effectively on or before July 1, 2011). Please read the following notice for details regarding this payment.

Retroactive PBI payments:

  • Notifications of the retroactive permanent benefit increase (PBI) payment were sent on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 via U.S Mail and e-mail. Your notification contains the exact dollar amount you will receive for the retroactive permanent benefit increase.
  • Eligible members will receive their retroactive PBI payment in the same manner they receive their monthly pension payment.
  • Checks were mailed on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Please allow 5-10 business days for U.S. Mail delivery.
  • Direct deposit payments were sent Tuesday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
  • Retroactive PBI payment information will also be available in the Members Only site (click here). Check your Member Account Record under the section "PBI History."
Public Safety Retroactive PBI payments (per member)
July 2012 $6.07 per member ($159.13 total per member)
July 2013 $121.19 total per member
 
CORP Retroactive PBI payments (per member)
July 2011 0.57% additional paid
July 2012 1.95% additional paid
July 2013 0.55% additional paid
 
EORP Retroactive PBI payments (per member)
July 2011 1.53% additional paid
July 2012 4.00% additional paid
July 2013 4.00% additional paid

Requesting Changes:

  • Member information changes (for mailing address, email address, etc.) are not accepted over the phone; they must be submitted in writing.
  • Retirees can submit change of address, telephone number, direct deposit information, and tax withholding elections through the Members Only site (click here and go to "Personal Data Changes")
  • All other changes must be requested by completing the applicable form and submitting it to the PSPRS Administrative Office. Click here for a list of forms available for download to request changes to your account.

For the most up-to-date information, please check this area of the PSPRS website, or listen to the PSPRS voicemail greeting (602-255-5575), as it is frequently updated with time sensitive notices.

2013 1099 TAX FORMS!

You can print out a copy of your individual 2013 1099 using our Members Only site. Below is some additional information for people with newer computers or those having trouble viewing the PDF.

IMPORTANT COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PSPRS ADMINISTRATOR
Retirement system steadily climbing back to financial health
As the chairman of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System’s Board of Trustees — and as a Phoenix firefighter since 1983 — I’ve watched closely for years as politicians and pundits have “debated” the health of PSPRS and the state’s public worker retirement... Read More

Original Article: http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2014/03/07/retirement-system-steadily-climbing-back-to-financial-health/

Report to the Membership on the Relationship of PSPRS and Desert Troon Companies (DTC) and Related Matters
Over the last year, many articles have been written about the Arizona PSPRS Trust ("PSPRS"), as well as one of our investment partners, Desert Troon Companies, L.L.C. ("DTC").,... Read More

A Statement Regarding the PSPRS Chief Investment Officer
Our CIO, Mr. Ryan Parham, was hired as PSPRS' Chief Investment Strategist on September 16, 2004. He was promoted to... Read More

Fields Case News Release (SB1609 PBI Changes ruled unconstitutional)
The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System’s (PSPRS) Board is disappointed by the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision to hold the Permanent Benefit Increase (PBI) changes made by Senate Bill 1609 unconstitutional... Read More

Click here for more statements regarding recent events from the PSPRS administration

 

THE NEW PSPRS WEBSITE SERVICES

THE MEMBERS ONLY WEBSITE

CLICK HERE

THE EMPLOYER PAYROLL WEBSITE

CLICK HERE

THE LOCAL BOARD WEBSITE

CLICK HERE

NOTICE TO INTERNET EXPLORER 11 USERS

It has been brought to our attention that issues related to the newly rolled out Internet Explorer 11 have caused problems for members attempting to view their Members Only site information as well as some of our employers attempting to access the payroll site.  The links below will better explain the problem and provide an easy fix.

CHANGE MY INFORMATION (also available in Members Only)

A NOTICE REGARDING RETIREE INSURANCE AND THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT 2014 OPEN ENROLLMENT
2013 ACTUARIAL REPORTS (UPDATED FOR 2013!!!)

The 2013 Actuarial reports by Employer are now available on our public website: www.psprs.com. You may access, print, and/or share the information with your board members by following the links below.  The consolidated PLAN reports (Public Safety, EORP, and CORP) are also available, as well as the 2013 Summary Financial Report.

THE 2013 ANNUAL REPORTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!!!
PSPRS, CORP, and EORP FINANCIAL STATUS UPDATE (PRESENTATION AND WEBINAR HOSTED BY JAMES HACKING, PSPRS ADMINISTRATOR)
***INFORMATION REGARDING THE 2011 AUDITOR GENERAL'S REVIEW OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM***
***LEGAL / LEGISLATIVE UPDATES***
(NEW!!) THE 2014 Proposed PSPRS Legislation is now available CLICK HERE

PSPRS Board of Trustees Opinion regarding DROP and Disability Retirements CLICK HERE

BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS!

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System hereby states that all notices of the meetings of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted on the front door of the administrative offices of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, located at 3010 East Camelback Road, Suite 200, Phoenix, Arizona  85016, and on the website of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (www.psprs.com), 24 hours in advance of such meeting, or with such notice as otherwise required by law. After posting, such notices can be viewed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda, or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda, for the meeting. 

Meeting Information can be found by clicking on the Board of Trustees Option of the left hand side of this page or by clicking this link:

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3010 E Camelback Rd,Ste 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Phone: (602) 255-5575
(877) 925-5575
Fax: (602) 255-5572