Updates & Press Releases

  • Cancer insurance payment process to change

    Registration now open for Dec. 2 and 9 educational seminars

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  • Retiree health insurance 2021 open enrollment season is almost here!

    Read about the requirements and changes to insurance plans for 2021.

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  • PSPRS hires government finance, infrastructure leaders

    Clark Partridge, longtime state comptroller, joins agency to help employers.

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  • PSPRS private equity performance honored for second consecutive year

    Industry group: "Stability and financial peace of mind" for plan members.

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  • A message from PSPRS administrator regarding COVID-19

    Important notice to members, retirees, employers & local boards about recent changes.

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  • FAQ: Coronavirus, the stock market and your pension

    PSPRS always protects the trust that provides retiree and survivor pensions, even during volatile times.

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  • Michael Smarik named PSPRS deputy administrator

    He has the "perfect skillset” for pension duties, says Administrator Mike Townsend.

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  • Members Only, employer and local board portal notice

    Password change required for all portal users - security upgrades complete.

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  • Stakeholders discuss IRS Section 115 trusts

    Soon to be proposed legislation to expand employer options

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  • Michael Townsend appointed as new administrator

    Employers and member groups praise new PSPRS appointment.

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  • Retiree health insurance 2020 open enrollment season is here

    New information for PSPRS, CORP or EORP retirees/survivors insured through Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

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  • PSPRS generates $580 million in returns for FY19

    5.5 percent net returns for year while long-term returns point to recovery.

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  • PSPRS private equity performance honored

    Industry group: "Remarkable achievement," as PSPRS ranks fifth of 165 pensions.

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  • Statement from the PSPRS Board Chairman

    The board votes to remove system administrator.

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  • Public safety veterans appointed to PSPRS Board

    DPS Major Christopher Hemmen, Fire Captain Brian Moore fill final slots.

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  • Pension increases coming for retirees

    Ballot props 124 and 125 trigger 2 percent increases.

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  • Global financial expert and CEO Jim Ameduri appointed to PSPRS Board of Trustees

    “Exactly the right skillset,” Chairman Buividas says of Ameduri.

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  • Service purchase refunds and discount purchase period

    Trustees rollback prompts partial refunds to some post-July 1, 2017, service purchases; discounted service purchase cost period open until July 1, 2019

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  • Municipal financial professional Scott McCarty appointed to PSPRS Board of Trustees

    McCarty has served nearly three decades in public service.

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  • Employer contribution rates available online

    Funding trends positively while individual rates vary; PSPRS board elects to continue current Tier 3 rates.

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