CSI Human Resources
 
 

Retirement
- full-time benefited employees

PERSI (Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho)
(800) 451-8228

Membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) is mandatory for all full-time regular staff. This is a defined benefit plan with a five-year vesting requirement.

Contributions are made by payroll deduction. Employee and employer contributions are required on all earnings. Employees contribute 6.79% of their gross salary; the College of Southern Idaho contributes 11.97% of salary.

Forms & Information:

  • Beneficiary Designation
  • Change of Address form
  • Online Orientation
  • PERSI Training Videos
    Introduction & PERSI Basics, Base Plan, Retirement Options, Rule of 90, and other videos


    ORP (Optional Retirement Plan)

    TIAA-CREF: Ryan Peterson (866) 842-2907 x 5815
                        RDPeterson@tiaa-cref.org
                        Counseling Center (800) 842-2776

    VALIC: Guy Ferguson (208) 918-6525
                guy.ferguson@valic.com
                Customer Service (800) 448-2542

    Membership in the Optional Retirement Plans (ORP's) is mandatory for all full-time instructional and administrative employees unless already vested with PERSI.

    These are defined contribution plans with immediate vesting.

    Contributions are made by payroll deduction. Employees contribute 6.97% of their gross salary; the College of Southern Idaho contributes 10.31% of the salary.

    Investment choices are the responsibility of the employee, and the plans are portable. Further details on the Retirement System may be obtained from the HR Payroll Office.

    Voluntary Tax Deferred Retirement Savings

    CSI provides pre-tax payroll deduction for employees who participate in certain Tax Sheltered Annuity

    403(b) TIAA-CREF (SRA) (800) 842-2009
      VALIC (SRA) (866) 283-4892
      Waddell & Reed (208) 736-6563
      RETIREMENT MANAGER


    for Loan, Hardship Withdrawal & In-Service Exchange
    457(b) Nationwide (800) 545-4730
      VALIC (866) 283-4892
    401K PERSI Choice (800) 451-8228 PERSI Members Only