MSRS Pension Plans

MSRS was established by the Legislature in 1929 to provide retirement benefits to State of Minnesota employees. MSRS administers multiple retirement plans that provide retirement, survivor, and disability benefit coverage for State employees as well as employees of Metropolitan Council, Minnesota State, and many non-faculty employees at the University of Minnesota.

As of July 1, 2017, there were 129,338 pension plan members (active, deferred and benefit recipients).