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Just the Facts

Name

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System

Headquarters

5 North 5th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1905

Established

The Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement Act establishing the system became law on July 18, 1917, effective July 1, 1919.  See PSERS History

Board of Trustees

The Board, consisting of fifteen members, is an independent administrative board of the Commonwealth. The members of the Board stand in a fiduciary relationship to the members of the Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System regarding the investments and disbursements of moneys of the Fund. The members of the Board, as trustees of the Fund, have exclusive control and management of the Fund and full power to invest the Fund.

Summary of Benefits

See Active Member Handbook

Regional Offices

Seven Regional Offices throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Investment Information 

Click here for PSERS Investment Information

Total Reporting Units: 

781

School Districts

499

Intermediate Units

28

Career/Technology Schools

64

Community Colleges

14

State Owned University/Colleges

4

Charter Schools

163

Other

9

Updated on 6/27/16