PERS and TRS Handbooks Available at

Share with Employees in the Defined Benefit Plans

PERS HandbookTRS HandbookPERS and TRS Information Handbooks are available for download from the Division of Retirement and Benefits Web site. Since the Division no longer prints the handbooks for distribution, it is important to share these links with employees on a regular basis. The information in the handbooks is valuable and clearly explains the PERS (Tier I, II and III) and TRS (Tiers I and II) programs for employees.

Employees without Internet Access, should contact the Division at (800) 821-2251, statewide or (907) 465-4460, in Juneau for a printed copy of the PERS or TRS Handbook.

Alaska Retirement Management Board Meeting

February 16 and 17 at Centennial Hall in Juneau

Alaska Retirement Management Board (ARMB) meetings are open to the public. Minutes of past meetings and meeting agendas can be found online. If you have questions, contact Judy Hall, ARMB liaison, at (907) 465-3749.

PERS and TRS Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports Now Available

Download these Publications from the Division Web Site

The 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) for the PERS and TRS are now available on the Division's Web site. To request a hard copy of the PERS or TRS CAFR, please contact Vera Thomas. In addition to the annual PERS and TRS CAFR, the actuarial valuations reports and financial statements are also available online.

PERS Publications


TRS Publications

To navigate to Division publications, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Division's Web site at
  2. Under the "Resources" drop-down menu, click on Publications.
  3. Click on the appropriate system, plan or fund.
  4. Select the publication you would like to view.

If you prefer a hard copy of any publication, please contact the Division of Retirement and Benefits at (907) 465-5711.