ASK THE RETIREMENT BOARD
MSRB staff want to make sure any questions you have are answered. If you are looking for more information or have a question about a specific topic, please click here to us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your comments, suggestions and questions and look forward to hearing from you!
INCREASED BENEFIT REQUESTS - APRIL 2017 STATUS UPDATE
We at the State Retirement Board understand that you may have a pending benefit transaction or retirement application submitted with us and are anxious to know the status of your individual request. Please click here for the latest update.
PRIM ELECTION UPDATE
The office of the Pension Reserves Investment Management (“PRIM”) Board is now conducting an election for our retirement system's representative on the PRIM Board. This is an unpaid position with a term of three years. Ballots were mailed, please watch your mailbox and be sure to vote--either online or by mail--by the deadline of May 9, 2017. Retired and active MSERS members are eligible to vote. If you do not receive a ballot by April 18 but believe you are eligible to vote, please call Election-America at 866-384-9978 to request a ballot. For more information, visit the PRIM Board's election web page.
MARIS/ROBERT C. MINUE PROJECT!
PENSION PAYCHECK CALENDARS
April pension checks will be mailed on Wednesday, April 26th and direct deposits will be made on Friday, April 28th, as scheduled. Click the following link to view the Pension Paycheck Calendar!
FORM 1099-R UPDATE
1099-R forms were mailed on January 20, 2017. Be sure to notify the State Retirement Board of any change of address. Click here to download the MSRB's Change of Address form. For additional information on understanding your Form 1099-R, please click here.
HOW TO CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS, DIRECT DEPOSIT, W-4P TAX INFORMATION VIDEO
In episode 3 of Understanding Your Benefits, we explain for retirees how to complete and file a Change of Address request, change of Direct Deposit Information, and a change of W-4P Federal Tax Withholding amount with the retirement board. To view the video, Click here.
RETIREE eNEWS BULLETIN
The April issue of the Retiree eNews Bulletin is now available! Read it here!
DO YOU NEED HELP FINDING OUR BOSTON OFFICE?
Directions to our Boston Office location can be found here, otherwise you'll want to watch the MSRB's newest video, How to find our Boston office! It will show, and explain to you, how to find our exact location within the heart of Downtown Crossing in Boston. Please take a look and let us know what you think! Email your feedback to MSRBCommunications. We look forward to hearing from you.
PENSION ESTIMATE PERCENTAGE CHARTS
Members can calculate their own retirement benefit estimate using the appropriate Retirement Percentage Chart below.
Information on how benefits are calculated can be found in our Retirement Benefit Guide beginning on page 14.