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Systems, Plans and Programs

Systems and Programs Administered
  • Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS)
  • Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS)
  • School Employees’ Retirement System (SERS)
  • Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System (LEOFF)
  • Washington State Patrol Retirement System (WSPRS)
  • Public Safety Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS)
  • Judges’ Retirement Fund (JRF)
  • Judicial Retirement System (JRS)
  • Judicial Retirement Account (JRA)
  • Deferred Compensation Program (DCP)
Retirement Plans
  • PERS Plan 1 and TRS Plan 1 are defined benefit plans that provide full pension benefits based on years of service – members are eligible after 30 years of employment.
  • PERS Plan 2, SERS Plan 2, TRS Plan 2, and PSERS Plan 2 are defined benefit plans that provide full pension benefits after the member reaches age 65.
  • LEOFF Plans 1 and 2 and WSPRS Plans 1 and 2 are defined benefit plans that provide full pension benefits based on the member’s age at retirement.
  • PERS Plan 3, SERS Plan 3 and TRS Plan 3 are defined benefit plans that include a member-funded defined contribution component. Full pension benefits are provided after the member reaches age 65.
Beneficiary Designation

Members, you can update your beneficiary information from your online retirement account. Select “My Account” in the navigation menu and then “View/Edit” beside “Beneficiary.”

(If you prefer to fill out and mail in a printed form, select this link.)