WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Deadline for Canceling Variable Fund Participation

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

SWIB Invests in Technology and People

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Well Wisconsin Program Update

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings

Find out when the governing boards of the Wisconsin Retirement System and the SWIB Board of trustees are scheduled to meet.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Ancel Appointed to SWIB Board of Trustees

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Call Center Software Enhancements = Service Improvements for Members

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

ETF Launches New Website

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.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Private Debt Portfolio is Unique in the World of Public Pensions

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.