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2018 News

Special BOT Election-Active Employees' System

A special election will be conducted in Spring 2018 for a seat on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System to fill an Employees’ System representative vacancy. The seat is open to active members of the Employees’ System only, and both active and retired members of the Employees’ system will be eligible to vote.

Each potential candidate must obtain the signatures and dates of birth of 500 persons who are eligible to vote in the election. Signatures must be on official nomination petitions.

Potential candidates may request a nomination packet from April 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018 by calling Megan Myers at 410-625-5608 or toll free at 1-800-492-5909. Completed nomination forms must be received at the Maryland State Retirement Agency no later than June 15, 2018 by 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The successful candidate will serve a term in office from October 1, 2018 through July 31, 2021. For more information on the Board of Trustees, including member biographies, photos and committee assignments, please click here.

Federal tax reform may affect your January benefit

January benefit payments will reflect new federal tax withholding rates enacted as part of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The tax reform bill was signed into law in December. To change your federal or Maryland state tax withholding, click here to access a Federal and Maryland State Tax Withholding Request (Form 766) and follow the instructions printed on the form.

Press Release: Maryland State Retirement and Pension System Call for Nominations for Public Member, Investment Committee