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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

ETF administers retirement, insurance and other benefit programs for state and local government employees and retirees of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

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Medicare Advantage Is Back

State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program participants who are eligible for the new It's Your Choice Medicare Advantage option will receive an invitation to attend an educational session in their areas. Learn more.

New Hill Farms State Office Building

ETF will consolidate its operations and services into the Hill Farms building in Madison, effective March 30. Location: 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53705-9100. See Information for Visitors.

Supplement Your Retirement Savings

The Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program is a great resource that can help you achieve your retirement financial goals. Take advantage of the WDC's expanded schedule of convenient monthly and quarterly informational sessions held at locations throughout the state. To find and register for a meeting near you, use the WDC's online "Schedule A Meeting" tab or contact your WDC local plan representative. Please note: Restricted meetings are for employees of the scheduled location only.

WRS: Well Designed = Well Funded

The WRS is a hybrid defined benefit plan containing elements of both a 401(k) or defined contribution plan and a defined benefit plan. Our public pension plan is nearly 100% funded due to fiscal discipline, unique plan design and robust governance. Learn more why the WRS is strong for Wisconsin.

Stay Connected

For important news and updates about WRS benefits and services, watch our website, sign up for ETF E-mail Updates on topics of interest, follow us on Twitter, and check out our online educational resources.

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WRS Performance*

As of July 31, 2018

Core: 2.2%
Variable: 4.3%

*Subject to final calculation