WRS Performance
Preliminary year-to-date as of 7/31/16
Preliminary returns are estimated, subject to final portfolio and benchmark valuations.
Core  7.0%
Variable  6.7%

WRS Overview

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) shares Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) responsibilities with the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF). SWIB invests the trust funds and ETF administers individual benefits.

Information about the following can be found on the SWIB website:Photo of newspaper market report

  • Investment performance of the Core and Variable Funds
  • Types of investments included in the Core and Variable Funds
  • General information about SWIB and how it is governed

If you need additional information about these subjects, contact us by email or call our beneficiary hotline toll-free (800) 424-7942 or in Madison (608) 267-0957.

ETF is responsible for administering the WRS benefit programs and maintaining individual accounts for current and former employees. Information about the following can be found at the ETF website:Photo of woman filling out a form

  • Your retirement account or health and life insurance benefits
  • Changing your home address or beneficiary, tax withholding, and direct deposit information
  • Core Fund dividend and Variable Fund adjustment process
  • Determining how participating in the Variable Fund can affect your pension

If you need additional information about these subjects or other topics related to benefits, complete and submit the contact form located on the ETF website by email or call toll-free (877) 533-5020;  Madison (608) 266-3285; Wisconsin Relay Service (for hearing and speech impaired)  7-1-1 or (800) 947-3529, (English) or  (800) 833-7813 (Espan├Ál).