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Welcome to MainePERS

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Serving the public with sound retirement services to Maine governments

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The success of those we serve is the measure of our success

Serving the public with sound retirement services to Maine governments.

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Members

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Investments

Employer and member contributions along with long-term investment returns are essential to the sound funding of the defined benefit retirement programs administered by MainePERS. Read more about Investments.

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Laws & Rules

MainePERS supports the legislature and other governing bodies through the implementation of laws and rules. Information on laws and rules about MainePERS plans and current and past legislation can be found here.

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Welcome

We have redesigned our site to offer our members a better experience. Please take a few moments to explore the various sections, as some of the information, forms and other content may have moved. If you are having trouble locating a specific item, please use the search bar at the top of this page.

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Lobby Operations

We are doing our part to help you stay safe and healthy while conducting your MainePERS business.  This means our lobby hours may change throughout the winter based on the general health risk indexes reported by the Maine CDC.

During those periods where our lobby is closed, our foyer will remain open between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. as an easy, secure and safe way to hand deliver information to us. Masks are required to enter the foyer. Hand sanitizer is available on a table along with pens.

We do encourage the use of mail or secure email for most of your MainePERS business.  We are providing postage paid return envelopes to make it easier for you to use the mail and secure email if you prefer electronic communication.

Thank you for staying safe and helping us to stay healthy so we can be here for your retirement needs.  Please give us a call any time at 207-512-3100 for help in how best to deliver your or receive our information quickly and safely.

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Annual Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)

On August 13, 2020, MainePERS Board of Trustees adopted the 0.6% Consumer Price Index – Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rate compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 30, 2020, as the basis for 2020 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for all pension plans to which it applies.

Eligible recipients will first see the COLA reflected in their September pension payment.  

You can read more about eligibility requirements and how your plan implements this COLA by clicking your COLA info below. You can also call our office at 800-451-9800 and speak with one of our service representatives.  

Find your COLA info below

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Rulemaking Updates

Information about upcoming rulemaking can be found here.

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Coronavirus Update

We continue to hope you and your family are safe and healthy. We have created a page with the most frequently asked questions by our members and retirees and the latest updates. Find more information here.

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Upcoming Holiday Closure

MainePERS will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. For a full list of closure dates click here.

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Learn more about the tax-deferred Defined Contribution savings program from MainePERS.