Portal Training

The MERS Service Center is available to provide one-on-one training for the Employer Portal.

 Schedule an appointment by contacting the MERS Service Center

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Onsite Education

Your MERS benefit education specialist is available to provide your employees with benefit education onsite at your municipality at a time that best fits your needs.

 Schedule an appointment by contacting the MERS Service Center


Can’t make it to one of our educational events? No problem! The MERS Video Library is a collection of all pre-recorded webinars and other sessions to help walk you and your employees better understand your benefits.

 Product Overview

Investment Return Assumption

 Employer Portal Training

 Understanding Defined Benefit Pensions

 Defined Benefit Retirement Process

 Service Credit Purchase Overview

 How Smoothing Works

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Here you will find a repository of MERS forms for both you and your employees.

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All of our publications are available to be viewed and downloaded on our website.

 Plan Document (pdf)

 Employer Portal User Guide (pdf)

 ePayment User Guide (pdf)

 OPEB Management Strategies (pdf)

 Choosing a DB Payment Method (pdf)

 MERS Retirement Plan Investment Resources (pdf)

 How to Read Your Statement of Fiduciary Net Position (pdf)

 Participant Handbook (pdf)

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Trending Topics


Unfunded Liability

MERS Financial Reports

Annual Actuarial Valuations (AAV)


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MERS Events

MERS hosts a variety of educational events throughout the year in a variety of formats for both employers and participants.

 Employer Events

 Participant Events

 Retiree Events

 Quick Bite Webinars


A great resource to help your employees make financial decisions based on their personal situation and data.

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