Updates & Press Releases

  • Notice to EORP, PSPRS employers on reversion of member contribution rates

    Board of Trustees votes to apply Elected Officials refunds to Public Safety

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  • PSPRS pension reform video released

    Agency to also host upcoming reform education sessions for boards, employers

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  • Reminder: Pension reform payroll webinar

    The PSPRS webinar to discuss necessary employer payroll changes will be held on Wednesday, March 22, at 1 pm at our Phoenix office...

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  • Arizona Supreme Court sends Hall lawsuit to trial court

    Case remanded to determine interest and method of returning of excess contributions ordered by high court

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  • Attention employers - Pension reform payroll changes to come

    PSPRS to collect additional information from employers each pay period in order to comply with the new requirements

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  • PSPRS: A peek inside the Tier 3 benefits

    Senate Bill 1428, passed by the Legislature in 2016, contains substantial benefit changes for police officers and firefighters hired on or after July 1, 2017

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  • PSPRS releases pension reform campaign schedule

    Details of education campaign for employers and local boards released

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  • Employer contribution rates are now available, lawsuit updates

    Most employer contribution rates rise due to reforms, reduced assumed earnings rate

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  • PSPRS to release FY2018 employer contribution rates

    Higher costs for public safety and corrections employers...

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  • The who, when and how of carrying out the Hall decision

    Hall lawsuit impacts certain - but not all - members and retirees of all three plans managed by PSPRS

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  • Arizona Supreme Court strikes 2011 PSPRS reforms

    PSPRS still expected to save $475 million due to 2016 law, referendum...

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  • Statement on the passing of Officer Darrin Reed

    PSPRS Administrator Jared Smout: Agency has "deepest respect for Officer Reed’s bravery, service and sacrifice to Arizona..."

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  • Feedback to risk pooling and board consolidation study sought

    PSPRS to host stakeholder sessions to review recommendations...

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  • PSPRS fund realizes 1 percent gross returns in 2016

    Top 30 percent performance with less risk than 96 percent of peer funds

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  • Important service purchase announcement for members

    PSPRS introduces payroll deduction agreement option for purchase of credited service

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  • PSPRS nominated for national pension award

    PSPRS among "plans that stood out for their performance innovation and achievements"

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  • Proposition 124 - What does it mean to the retired membership?

    Arizona voters vote to switch to PSPRS retirees to cost-of-living pension increases and end investment return-based formula

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  • PSPRS CIO nominated for prestigious award

    "...nomination reflects the outstanding skill and commitment of the entire PSPRS investment staff," says CIO Ryan Parham

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  • Communication to PSPRS membership about Prop 124

    Reforms intended to put pension on sustainable path, says PSPRS Administrator Jared Smout

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  • PSPRS featured in Private Equity Analyst magazine

    Wall Street Journal publication covers PSPRS private equity strategy

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