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Deeper Dive - An in-depth guide to the 457 Plan for participants.

Deferred Compensation Plan Document - The official rules and regulations that govern the WRS 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.

457 Plan Forms

Retirement Education Seminars

Retirement Goal-Setting Worksheet

Beneficiary Designation Considerations

Decisions When Leaving a WRS Employer (pdf)

Glossary of Investment Terms

Additional 457 Plan Resources

457 Plan News

457 Plan Percentage Deferrals are Now Available for State Agency Employees. Read more...

457 Plan Contribution Limits:

457 Plan Contribution limits for 2017 are unchanged from the 2016 limits: 

  • $18,000--under 50
  • $24,000--50+
  • $36,000--Special Catch up

Contact Us

Wyoming Retirement System
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 500
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
(307) 777-7691
Fax: (307) 777-5995

A Powerful Savings Tool That Can Make Having a Comfortable Retirement a Whole Lot Easier

You invest for retirement. You contribute a portion of your salary to the plan each month, and your contributions are automatically deducted from your paycheck – before you’re tempted to spend that money on something else.

Quick Start

If you're not yet a WRS 457 Plan participant, find out how you can join many of your co-workers on a journey to a better retirement (PDF)...

Enrollment Form (PDF)... 


Three-Level Investment Menu

The investment menu offers pre-mixed target date funds, a simpler mix-your-own menu, and, for more experienced investors, the flexibility to choose from a greatly expanded list of mutual funds through a self-directed brokerage account.

The menu gives you choice in how active you want to be in managing and customizing your 457 Plan investments.

Find out more about the investment menu (pdf)...
Investment Menu Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)...

Level 1 - "Do-It-For-Me"

Choose the one pre-mixed fund in which the year referenced in the name best matches the approximate year you will reach age 65.

Target Date Portfolios

Level 2 - "Do-It-Myself" (Coming October 3, 2016)

Custom fund-of-funds developed by WRS to help participants achieve their retirement goals. Each was carefully constructed to consider expected returns, risk, and fees with minimal overlap of specific investments.

Risk Return Meter

Level 3 - Self-Directed Brokerage

For experienced investors, offering a wide array of mutual funds through TD Ameritrade.