The Retirement Systems of AlabamaWe are the safe keepers of pensions for thousands of Alabamians and we take our jobs seriously. It is our goal to seek and secure the best investments and services for our membership, and to ensure that we do everything possible to help our members prepare for and enjoy a successful retirement.
Watch your mail for a new ID card from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Please know there is no change to your PEEHIP copays, deductibles, or covered benefits. To be compliant with federal regulations, these cards simply reflect the new 2024 Out-of-Pocket Maximums.Read more
Recently, some of our retirees have been contacted to set up an in-person appointment to go over their benefits. RSA does not contact members regarding any type of retirement review via email or phone unless first requested by the member. It is important to protect your personal information. If you have questions about your retirement, please contact the RSA directly at 877.517.0020. If you are a member of an association, such as the Alabama Education Retirees Association (AERA) or the Alabama Retired State Employees Association (ARSEA), you may be contacted about benefits specific to that association. For your safety, get all information in writing and verify it with your member association before discussing any personal information with someone you do not know.Read more
Dr. Bronner came to Alabama to study law and earned his Law Degree and Ph.D. from the University of Alabama in 1972. Shortly after graduation, he became Assistant Dean of the Law School at the University of Alabama. A year later in May 1973, at the age of 28, he became head of the Retirement Systems of Alabama.Read more
This Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article on April 27, 2023, highlighted Alabama’s Baldwin County Gulf Coast and Eastern Shore as good retirement options. It features the RSA’s Colony at The Grand, which is the 300-acre residential component of the RSA’s 834-acre mixed-use development which includes the Grand Hotel and The Lakewood Club in Fairhope.Read more