An article in the May edition of WRS News Online included provided basic information about how participation in the Variable Trust Fund affects your WRS account. If you want to cancel your participation, here is the form and information on filing deadlines.
SWIB’s investment strategy is to grow and protect the trust funds of the WRS. To continue to be a premier public pension asset manager, SWIB must also invest in itself. Read how SWIB invests in the technology and people needed to manage more than $108 billion in WRS trust funds.
Keep your happy, healthy way of life going by making your health a priority. Learn how the Well Wisconsin Program can help get you there. Schedule a health screening, complete a well-being activity, etc.
Esther Ancel, an emeritus professor of finance in the Lubar School of Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been appointed to serve on the SWIB Board of Trustees as a public member.
Software upgrades to a call routing system in the Department of Employee Trust Funds customer service call center will translate into better service the next time you contact us by phone. You’ll love the changes.
Wisconsin’s biennial budget bill, 2019 Wisconsin Act 9, became law on July 3. The budget didn’t make any changes to WRS benefit programs, but there are other current legislative proposals related to ETF and/or WRS benefit programs that may be of interest to you.
ETF's new website offers quicker, easier access to retirement, health and other benefits information, decision-making tools, and educational resources – all in a mobile-friendly design. Review WRS benefits by employer, use search filters to find educational events and health plans by location, share content via social media, and much more.
Unique in the world of public pensions, SWIB’s Wisconsin Private Debt Portfolio provides SWIB a way to invest meaningful capital directly into Wisconsin companies that not only provide market rate returns, but also lead to enhanced economic activity throughout the state.