The Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP) is a registered defined benefit pension plan, with a prescribed funding policy, that offers its members a lifetime pension when they retire. It is one of the largest public sector pension plans in Atlantic Canada.
The PSSP membership includes individuals who work in a Nova Scotia government department or at a participating municipality, university, agency, board, or commission.
The trustee of the PSSP is Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. (PSSPTI). PSSPTI has the fiduciary responsibility for the PSSP, is responsible for its operations and manages its investment assets.
Under the direction of PSSPTI, Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation administers the pension benefits and investment assets of the PSSP.