Department News
Feb 19, 2020 11:00am

Census Jobs Available

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill thousands of temporary positions across Wisconsin to assist with the census count. Paid training, flexible hours & a chance to keep Wisconsin moving forward together await!

It's Your Choice: Health and Wellness News
Feb 13, 2020 5:00pm

February is American Heart Month, Health Screenings

This February marks the 56th annual American Heart Month, a time when we can turn our attention to keeping ourselves and our community free from heart disease.

Department News
Feb 12, 2020 8:30am
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Where is My WRS Annual Statement of Benefits?

The Department of Employee Trust Funds will begin distributing the January 1, 2020 Wisconsin Retirement System Annual Statement of Benefits in April, after data reconciliation processes have been completed with your employer. 

Department News
Jan 28, 2020 5:00pm

W-2 Wage Statements for Wellness Incentives

ETF has distributed the 2019 W-2 tax statements for fringe benefits to affected Wisconsin Retirement System members. The statements were mailed to retirees’ home addresses on file with ETF.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:03pm January 2020 Edition

ETF Projections for Effective Rates, Annuity Adjustments

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board has announced preliminary 2019 investment returns for the Core Trust Fund and the Variable Trust Fund. How will this affect your Wisconsin Retirement System account?

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:02pm January 2020 Edition

We Are Proud to Serve You

Happy New Year! As the 2020s dawn, your Wisconsin Retirement System continues to be strong and well-positioned to meet the State’s retirement commitments well into the future. Thank you for all you do to make the WRS the success that it is.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:01pm January 2020 Edition

Investment Success: True Value Measured Over the Long Term

This past year the WRS Trust Funds earned extremely strong preliminary gross returns; however, the true value that SWIB provides is measured over long time horizons and not simply by the rise and fall of the market in a single year. Over the long term, SWIB’s investment strategy -- along with the WRS’s unique design -- has maintained the plan’s fully funded status and kept the WRS financially stable.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2020 12:00pm January 2020 Edition

SWIB Executive Director/CIO Receives Pair of Honors

SWIB Executive Director/CIO Receives Pair of Honors
State of Wisconsin Investment Board Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer David Villa has been named one of Trusted Insight’s 2019 Top 30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers. He has also been honored as a finalist for Chief Investment Officer magazine’s Industry Innovation Awards in the category of risk management.