Actuarial Reports and Studies
A listing of annual actuarial reports evaluating WRS programs, gain/loss analysis, and member demographics. Also included on this page is a listing of three-year experience studies to determine if updates to actuarial assumptions are needed.Read More about Actuarial Reports and Studies
Financial Reports and Statements
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) gives information about ETF, the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), and other benefit programs administered by ETF. This page includes a listing of the CAFRs and WRS Financial Statements.Read More about Financial Reports and Statements
Comparative Study of Major Public Employee Retirement Systems
This report compares key features of major state and local public employee retirement systems in the United States. It compares retirement benefits for general employees and teachers. The report has been prepared typically every two years since 1982 by the Wisconsin Retirement Research Committee staff or the Legislative Council staff.
Cost Effective Measurement Report
A report that compares existing pension performance and administration against other pension plans.
Legislative Fiscal Bureau Informational Paper on WRS
An informational paper about the WRS including its history, who it covers, administration and oversight, funding, benefits, and annuity adjustments.
Study of the Wisconsin Retirement System
A study of the structure of the Wisconsin Retirement System and benefits provided under the system in accordance with the 2011 Wisconsin Act 32.
Wisconsin Retirement System Early Retirements
This paper provides comparative information on rates of early retirement from the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). Historical and recent early retirement rates are provided for specific categories of employees (General, Public School, University, Executive & Elected Officials, and Protectives (note that these are actuarial, not statutory employment categories).