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.
August 7, 2020 - Pt. Clear, Ala - Today, USA TODAY announced the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa has been named one of the top three historic hotels in the country, as voted on by their readers in an online poll.Read more
This commencement address from Lou Holtz is from September 9, 2017, but its inspirational sentiments are still true today.Read more
Dr. Bronner and Mark Fagan are featured in Business Alabama's July 2020 feature A Leadership Diary from Challenging TimesRead more
The IRS has issued additional guidance relating to the waiving of 2020 required minimum distribution for RSA-1 members.Read more
PEEHIP Open Enrollment begins July 1. View the PEEHIP Member Handbook with Open Enrollment Information (effective October 1, 2020).Read more
The Boards of Control and the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) staff are pleased to present the 43rd Annual Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.Read more
Please be advised that the RSA Call Center is available and taking calls. We are experiencing an extremely high call volume and are still operating remotely with limited staff. If your call is not answered by our automated system, please try your call again at a later time. You may also contact us by email at Member.Services@rsa-al.gov.Read more
COVID-19: Treatment and Prevention by Mark FaganRead more
How will the CARES Act and SECURE Act affect my RSA-1 Deferred Compensation Plan Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)?
The CARES Act was passed by Congress March 25, 2020, and the SECURE Act December 20, 2019. Both include reforms affecting RMD’s. This brief article will give you valuable information on how they may affect your RSA_1 RMDs.Read more
The deadline to file an Application for Retirement is 30 to 90 days prior to the retirement date, as required by the Code of Alabama, 1975. If you are unable to have your document notarized, or if your employer is unable to complete their portion due to the COVID-19 closures, you should still submit your signed Application for Retirement to the RSA 30 to 90 days prior to the retirement date.Read more