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50,656 PSRS Retirees in 2014
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over 12,434 new PSRS/PEERS members in 2014
$2.2 billion positive impact on MO state economy
Average Years of Service for retired members
$45.3 billion total market value

PSRS/PEERS Goals Since 1946

PSRS/PEERS Investment Returns


The System's total invested assets were $45.6 billion as of June 30, 2020 making the combined entity larger than all other public retirement plans in the state combined, and the 45th largest defined benefit plan in the United States.

New Members 2011 through 2020

We are proud to serve more new members each year and help them begin their journey to a financially secure retirement. A PSRS/PEERS membership is automatically started for each eligible, new employee at covered school districts.

PSRS/PEERS of Missouri Pension Benefits by County

(as of June 30, 2020)


As of June 30, 2020, approximately 98,000 individuals received benefits from PSRS/PEERS. Total annual benefits paid were nearly $3.1 billion. Of this amount, more than $2.7 billion, or 89%, was distributed among Missouri's 114 counties, positively impacting the state's economy.

PSRS/PEERS Growth in Membership

Average Years of Service

PSRS/PEERS Asset Growth


The System's total invested assets were $45.6 billion as of June 30, 2020. There has been a consistent and long-term growth in assets since the inception of PSRS in 1946 and PEERS in 1965, as shown in the graph.