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 Eight Regional Offices throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Investment Information Click here for PSERS Investment Information
Total Reporting Units: 788
School Districts 499
Intermediate Units 28
Career/Technology Schools 64
Community Colleges 14
State Owned University/Colleges 4
Charter Schools 169
Other 10
  Updated on 6/3/14