The WRS Board of Trustees is responsible for managing WRS’ assets and liabilities to keep the retirement plans financially sound and board members are required by law to act in the best financial interest of members.
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.
Gen Xers Retirement View
Gen Xers have worse view of retirement prospects than baby boomers or millennials