About ATRF

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Mission Statement and Mandate

ATRF’s Mission Statement

Working in partnership to secure your pension income.

ATRF’s Mandate

  1. Deliver the benefits established by the plan sponsors, and
  2. Prudently invest the assets of the plans and set contribution rates with the objective of maintaining full funding over the long term at a cost and risk level acceptable to the sponsors.

What We Do

ATRF provides a full range of services for plan members. This includes:
  • paying pensions and other pension benefits,
  • providing various information materials,
  • conducting pension seminars, webinars, and personal meetings,
  • providing pension and termination benefit estimates,
  • calculating cost to purchase pensionable service,
  • transferring service between pension plans, and
  • maintaining individual plan member data.

ATRF provides information to plan members through direct mailings, electronic newsletters, social media, seminars/webinars, and our website. Plan Member Statements are mailed annually to both active and inactive plan members and Pension Information Statements are mailed annually to retired members.

Corporate Values


We do the right thing. We act at all times and in everything we do as responsible fiduciaries and stewards of our plans, demonstrating competence, accountability, and trust. We act honestly and in the best interests of ATRF, the plans, and our members.


We embrace our purpose and understand the trust members place in us.  We recognize the importance of the teachers’ pension plans as a critical component of their financial well-being. Everything we do is aligned with that purpose.


We are not afraid to challenge the status quo and have the courage to take thoughtful actions to drive creativity, continuous improvement, excellence, and success.


When we work together, we produce superior results. We care for and respect each other and our unique perspectives. We celebrate our diversity and recognize that it enables us to offer high-quality and value-added services to our members.