Retire Ready Tennessee

For Employers

As a Tennessee public employer, you play an essential role in empowering each member along the path to a secure and enjoyable retirement.

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Employer access to retirement portals

Access the State of Tennessee Retirement plans, including the TCRS Employer Self-Service and 401(k)/457 Employer Plan Service Center, from one convenient location.

Login to TCRS Employer Self-Service 401(k)/457 Empower Reporting Resources
Login to the 401(k)/457 Employer Plan Service Center

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2024 Annual Employer Webinars

RetireReadyTN has scheduled a series of webinars to give participating employers necessary resources and information on the retirement program. Individuals may join through Webex with a computer internet connection or by phone.
Webinars will be approximately two hours in length.

Meeting for Higher Education

Date and Time Meeting Video
Tuesday, May 14 from 1 - 3 p.m. CT View meeting video

Meeting for Local Government and Local Education Agencies

Date and Time Meeting Video
Thursday, March 7 from 9 - 10 a.m. CT View meeting video
Wednesday, March 20 from 9 - 10 a.m. CT View meeting video
Tuesday, March 26 from 9 - 10 a.m. CT View meeting video

Discover plan features!

Select your employment type to view customized information to share with your employees:

for Teachers
for Higher Ed Employees
for Local Gov't Employees
for State Employees

New Employee Orientation Video

The RetireReadyTN New Employee Orientation video will provide new employees with a complete introduction to the Hybrid Retirement Plan for State and Higher Education Employees and K-12 Teachers hired on or after July 1, 2014.

In approximately 15 minutes, new employees will learn about the TCRS and 401(k) components of their retirement plan including employer and employee contributions, how retirement benefits are calculated, and ways to access account information and retirement readiness resources.

Forms and guides

Discover the full suite of online and printable forms, guides, and publications by visiting the Forms and Guides section.

Visit Forms and Guides

Public Reports

Reports may be searched by key words, employer code or employer name. This search feature can be accessed using the link below:

Access the GASB Public Reports site

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Employer Reporting Webinars

Please join the RetireReadyTN Client Service Management Team for a WebEx online seminar to learn more about your 401(k) and 457 Plan Service Center Website.

During these seminars, you will learn about the following functionality and navigation:

  • Reporting to Empower via the PSC
  • How to process payroll contributions
  • How to auto-enroll participants
  • How to maintain and update participant account data

View schedule of Employer Webinars

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RetireReadyTN employer contacts

Treasury Outreach Team

Treasury Outreach has representatives in every region of the state and is working to increase and improve communications with State Agencies, Local governments, and Local education agencies.

The Outreach division educates employers participating in our retirement plans on the best retirement options for their employees and also works with counties and local governments not yet participating in our retirement plan to provide them with information about joining.

Drew Freeman
Director of Treasury Outreach

(615) 806-4467

Tim Joyce
West TN

(901) 233-4517

James Armistead
Middle TN

(615) 289-4447

Justin Ball
East TN

(423) 356-1518

 RetireReadyTN Employer Reporting Team

The RetireReadyTN Employer Reporting division provides service and education for Local Government and Local Education Agencies to aide them in reporting complete and accurate data for every member of TCRS.

Employer Education and Review Team

Drew Freeman

(615) 806-4467

Local Education Agency Specialists

LaMeka Ivy

(629) 259-2016

Ross Hunt

(615) 981-5041

Rena Olden

(615) 476-0959

Local Government Specialists

Bill Brundige

(615) 734-0434

Reese Davis

(615) 906-0783

Candice Gilreath

(615) 983-7153

401(k)/457(b) Client Service Management Team

Brooke Cantrell
Client Service Manager
Empower Retirement
Terisa Libretti
Client Service Manager
Empower Retirement

Contact your Client Service Management Team via email at

Technical support

Call Plan Technical Support at (800) 695-4952 between 7:30 AM and 7:00 PM CT for assistance with password resets and error messages.

We strive to empower public employees to take actionable steps toward preparing for the future.

Old Age and Survivors Insurance Agency (OASI)

The State of Tennessee Old Age and Survivors Insurance Agency (OASI) is responsible for administering the Social Security and Medicare coverage program for Tennessee state and local (public) government employers pursuant to Section 218 of the Social Security Act.

As part of the legal requirements under the Act, the State of Tennessee is required to appoint a State Social Security Administrator. The State Social Security Administrator is not involved in the payment or calculation of benefits under Social Security or Medicare. 

For information on benefits issues please contact the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 ( TTY 1-800-325-0778 ) or at

Alison Cleaves
Acting Tennessee State Social Security Administrator

(615) 741-7902

Contact Us

Have questions about reporting the retirement account? We're here to help!

(800) 922-7772 (Main line)

(800) 345-1833 (TDD)

Mailing Address

Andrew Jackson Building, 15th Floor
502 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243-0201

Deferred Compensation Program
Empower Retirement
545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 407
Nashville, TN  37228