WRS Performance
Preliminary year-to-date as of 1/31/16
Preliminary returns are estimated, subject to final portfolio and benchmark valuations.
Core  -2.7%
Variable  -5.9%

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To be a trusted and skilled global investment organization contributing to a strong financial future for the beneficiaries of the funds entrusted to us.

SWIB will be an innovative, agile, integrated organization that optimizes investment returns while managing risk and cost over the long term.

WRS ranked as leader
The latest report from the Pew Center on the States lists the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) as one of only two systems that are fully funded.
2015 Pew Center Report

The National Institute on Retirement Security has issued a report: "Pensionomics 2012 (Revised July 2014): Measuring the Economic Impact of DB Pension Expenditures."  Click here to read the Wisconsin fact sheet from the study.


Welcome to SWIB

picture of older coupleThe State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), created in 1951, is responsible for managing the assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), the State Investment Fund (SIF) and other state trust funds. As of December 31, 2015, SWIB managed over $99 billion in assets.



Read About Your WRS Benefits in the January WRS News (retiree edition); WRS News Online (active employees)

SWIB Announces 2015 Wisconsin Retirement System Preliminary Returns

Subscribers of Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) E-mail Updates can now receive, on a monthly basis, notification of preliminary, calendar year-to-date investment returns for the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) trust funds, along with other important information from SWIB. Registration for this free service is easy and quick. On the Quick Subscribe page, select the "SWIB News" box.

Office - 121 E. Wilson St., Madison, WI 53703
General Telephone - (608) 266-2381

Beneficiary Hotline 267-0957 or (800) 424-7942 
Email - info@swib.state.wi.us