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Thinking about retiring soon? Be like Lori!

[Posted on 12/21/2018 at 4:01 PM]

After nearly 31 years of service to the state of Missouri, Lori Leeper will be retiring on February 1, 2019. Lori went to the Ready to Retire page on... Read More

2019 PreRetirement Schedule Now Open!

[Posted on 12/14/2018 at 3:55 PM]

Registration now open!If you are eligible to retire from MOSERS or are within five years of retirement eligibility, you can register now to attend a... Read More

IRS Sees a Surge in Email Phishing Scams

[Posted on 12/14/2018 at 2:07 PM]

With the approach of the holidays and the 2019 filing season, the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry warned... Read More

Chairwoman's Message: A Season of Gratitude

[Posted on 12/11/2018 at 3:09 PM]

Dear Members:Calendar year 2018 is rapidly coming to a close. As you may have seen from MOSERS' communications, it has been a very busy and productive... Read More

November 2018 Board Meeting Update

[Posted on 11/28/2018 at 10:33 AM]

 The MOSERS Board of Trustees met on November 15, 2018. Since the official minutes of that meeting won’t be available until after they... Read More

Thankful for You

[Posted on 11/21/2018 at 2:31 PM]

At MOSERS, we are very thankful for the opportunity to serve you, our members. We know that we interact with you at very important milestones in your... Read More

2019 Schedule Coming Soon!

[Posted on 11/15/2018 at 2:37 PM]

It’s almost time! The new year is right around the corner and with it comes another slate of PreRetirement Seminars. Keeping with the tradition... Read More

Where Does MOSERS funding come from?

[Posted on 11/07/2018 at 4:06 PM]

1. INVESTMENTS Over the past 20 years, income from investment returns has produced 61% of the assets in the $8.2 billion MOSERS trust fund. 2. Read More

MOSERS Keep Costs Low Relative to Peers and Receives an A in Customer Service

[Posted on 10/09/2018 at 1:14 PM]

To see how we compare to our peers and how we can improve, each year, MOSERS analyzes our costs and service scores relative to our peer retirement systems. Read More

September 2018 Board Meeting Update

[Posted on 09/28/2018 at 3:17 PM]

In an effort to provide information more quickly to you about actions taken by the MOSERS Board of Trustees, we are developing these updates, emailing... Read More

2019 Annual Optional Life Insurance Review

[Posted on 09/21/2018 at 1:45 PM]

Members who ALREADY have optional life insurance through MOSERS:  It’s that time of year again—the month of October is your window of... Read More

MOSERS Board Election Results

[Posted on 09/14/2018 at 3:58 PM]

The results are in. Active and vested former state employees re-elected Crystal Wessing and Jennifer Jacobs, who both currently serve on the MOSERS Board... Read More

MOSERS Board Certifies Contribution Rate for Fiscal Year 2020

[Posted on 09/14/2018 at 3:25 PM]

The MOSERS Board of Trustees has accepted the recommendation of its independent external actuary and certified the employer contribution rate for retirement... Read More

Will You Get Your Benefit Payment On Time - When You Need it Most?

[Posted on 09/13/2018 at 1:24 PM]

Even when natural disasters are a threat, like with Hurricane Florence on the East Coast, we want to ensure that our retirees still get their monthly... Read More

Benefit Basics

[Posted on 08/28/2018 at 4:28 PM]

Do you know the formula used to calculate your retirement? Find it here. Read More

Termination and Your MOSERS Pension

[Posted on 08/13/2018 at 2:30 PM]

We have received a few questions from state employees asking whether they lose their MOSERS pension if they get fired. The questions seem to be in... Read More

National Fraud Awareness Week

[Posted on 08/08/2018 at 9:21 AM]

 It is National Fraud Awareness Week! Social Security is warning citizens about ongoing impersonation schemes. They have recently received several... Read More

July 2018 Board Meeting Update

[Posted on 08/01/2018 at 2:33 PM]

In an effort to provide information more quickly to you about actions taken by the MOSERS Board of Trustees, we are developing these updates, emailing... Read More

The "Pop-Up" Provision

[Posted on 07/12/2018 at 1:48 PM]

In the Spring/Summer issue of PensionsPlus, we included a list of the top 10 things you should know as a retiree. ... Read More

Board Candidates

[Posted on 07/05/2018 at 8:13 AM]

Please read these bios so you can make an informed election decision. Election ballots will be distributed by mail to all eligible members of the MSEP,... Read More

Press Release

Fitzpatrick and Jacobs Appointed to MOSERS Board

[Posted on 07/02/2018 at 7:57 AM]

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Speaker Todd Richardson has appointed Representative Scott Fitzpatrick, R – Shell Knob, to the Missouri State Employees’... Read More

Board Nominations

[Posted on 06/18/2018 at 11:21 AM]

The nomination period for candidates interested in running for seats on the MOSERS Board of Trustees is coming to a close on June 29, 2018. The... Read More

Press Release

Metzger elected as Vice Chair of Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System Board

[Posted on 06/07/2018 at 1:56 PM]

Jefferson City, MO – The Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS) elected Gary Metzger as the Board... Read More

Press Release

MOSERS Board Names Ronda Stegmann as New Executive Director

[Posted on 06/06/2018 at 12:00 PM]

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Press Release

Wessing Moves Up to Chair of MOSERS Board

[Posted on 05/22/2018 at 2:28 PM]

Jefferson City, MO - Effective May 16, 2018, Crystal Wessing assumed the role of Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees’... Read More

Funding for Retirement Benefits Comes from Employees, Employers, and Investment Returns

[Posted on 04/20/2018 at 9:57 AM]

Did you know? More than 42% of active state employees in MOSERS are in the MSEP 2011 and contribute 4% of their pay toward their future retirement benefits. Read More

Retirement Benefits Remain 1.5% of the Total State Budget

[Posted on 04/20/2018 at 9:57 AM]

MOSERS has received some questions from members in response to recent news stories about our state budget request to fund the pension system. While the... Read More

Springtime is Your Annual Benefit Statement Time!

[Posted on 04/04/2018 at 8:25 AM]

A significant part of your total compensation is represented through the value of the benefits you receive as a state employee (pension, healthcare, life... Read More

Retirement Benefit Formula

[Posted on 04/03/2018 at 3:24 PM]

*Legislators, statewide elected officials, and judges can find out more about their benefits online in their member handbook. **BackDROP is available... Read More

Proposed Board Rules

[Posted on 03/30/2018 at 12:00 AM]

Board Rules 1-6, 2-19, and 3-18 were adopted by the Board on March 29, 2018 and shall take effect on April 28, 2018.Board Rule 1-6 clarifies that those... Read More

The Stock Market & Your Benefit

[Posted on 02/14/2018 at 3:29 PM]

How will the volatility in the stock market affect my MOSERS monthly benefit payment? It won’t. Even if the markets are not predictable,... Read More

MSEP 2011 PreRetirement is OPEN!

[Posted on 01/30/2018 at 9:51 AM]

If you are within five years of retirement eligibility and a MSEP 2011 member, register now for an In-Person PreRetirement Seminar or an Online Webinar. Read More

Press Release

MOSERS Board Selects Executive Search Firm

[Posted on 01/25/2018 at 11:00 AM]

Jefferson City, MO – On December 1, the Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for executive search... Read More

Your 1099-R is Coming Soon

[Posted on 01/22/2018 at 3:23 PM]

MOSERS mailed 1099-R forms to all retirees and beneficiaries early this year. This form lists your 2017 retirement benefit income from MOSERS. You will... Read More

Press Release

MOSERS Board Names Ronda Stegmann as Interim Director

[Posted on 01/19/2018 at 4:00 PM]

Jefferson City, MO – On January 18, the Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS) appointed Ronda Stegmann... Read More

Press Release

Owens Re-Elected as Chairwoman of the MOSERS Board

[Posted on 01/19/2018 at 2:38 PM]

Jefferson City, MO - Shannon Joyce Owens was re-elected as Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System... Read More

2018 COLA Determined

[Posted on 01/16/2018 at 4:00 PM]

The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2018 is 1.704%. This will be effective for MSEP retirees who have reached their original 65% COLA cap, or who... Read More

Reminder About Phishing Scams

[Posted on 01/09/2018 at 9:18 AM]

Phishing scams are common around the holidays and during tax season to try to trick you into clicking on a link or attachment in an email to steal sensitive... Read More

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