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Tacoma Employees' Retirement System

The Tacoma Employees' Retirement System (TERS) is a defined benefit plan covering employees of the City of Tacoma and other Member Public Agencies. It is funded by employee and employer contributions, as well as investment returns.


Alternate Board Member Vacancy Notice

The Board of Administration for the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System (TERS) is looking to fill the Alternate Board member position for a three-year term beginning February 14, 2020. Please see the Alternate Board Member Vacancy Announcement for more information on the application process.


Retirement Planning Sessions

The Retirement Planning Sessions that were hosted by TERS during August and September 2019 have successfully concluded. We were very pleased with the employee turnout at the lunch and learn format. Our next planning sessions will be scheduled during the first quarter of 2020. Stay tuned for the dates and times.


2020 Cost of Living Adjustment for TERS Retirees

Please see the Cost of Living Adjustment Letter for information regarding the 2020 Cost of Living Adjustment.