Responsible Investing. A Secure Future.
WRS invests for the long-term. By pooling approximately $8 billion in assets and pre-funding benefits through member and employer contributions, WRS' pension plans pay about 70% of benefits from investment earnings.
The WRS investment policy statement defines the desired investment outcome and strategy.
Strategic Asset Allocation
Education Employer Summer Contributions
Special instructions for education employers regarding summer month payroll, contract payouts, summer month payouts, and any extra-duty contracts.
State Employer Pick-Up Rate Changes July 1, 2017
On July 1, 2017 the employer pick-up rate for the Public Employee Pension Plan will decrease for state employees and many entities that follow suit with state rates.
Check Your Progress By Decade
Learn what you can do in each decade of your career to prepare for retirement.
Vol Fire & EMT Requirements
Employer instructions, including membership requirements for Volunteer Firefighter and EMT Pension Plan members.
Retirement Policy Topics
The WRS Board continues to affirm that a defined benefit plan supplemented by the 457 Plan is the best way to provide retirement benefits for the public employees of Wyoming. WRS partners with State policymakers to prudently manage WRS pension plans.
2017 457 Plan Contribution Limits
The regular contribution limit for elective deferrals to the 457 Deferred Compensation Plan will remain $18,000 in 2017.