North Dakota's Retirement and Investment Office (RIO) was established in 1989 to coordinate the activities of the State Investment Board (SIB) and the Teacher's Fund for Retirement (TFFR) as stated in Section 54-52.5-01 of the North Dakota Century Code. While the SIB is the oversight board for RIO, the TFFR Board is responsible for the administration of the TFFR benefits program.
To provide prudent and transparent investment services for our client funds and support North Dakota public school educators with responsible benefit administration.
To be recognized as a trusted and innovative provider of investment and pension services.
Integrity - We value honesty and are committed to doing what’s best for our customers.
Accountability - We are responsible for our actions and work as a team to produce the desired outcomes.
Service - We care about the people we serve and take time to understand their unique needs.