Colorado PERA provides retirement and other benefits to more than 500,000 current and former teachers, State Troopers, snowplow drivers, corrections officers, and other public employees who provide valuable services to all of Colorado.

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Members

As a traditional pension plan with many added features, Colorado PERA provides you with comprehensive benefits and helps you navigate the road to retirement.
 

PERA Retirees

Retirees

As a retiree, you are a valuable and stable contributor to the state’s economy and that means it’s as important as ever for you to stay
up-to-date on what’s happening at Colorado PERA.

PERA employers

Employers

Colorado PERA has over 500 affiliated employers including the State of Colorado, all school districts, the judicial system, and many municipalities and local government entities.
 

Go Paperless

Learn about the benefits of going paperless by watching the video and sign-up today.

Meetings & Appointments

Find or schedule a meeting using our online scheduler.
Insights

PERA News

Jun 23, 2015
PERA continues to be one of Colorado’s best investments pumping more than $5 billion into Colorado’s economy
Jun 23, 2015
Carolyn Jonas-Morrison is now Vice Chair of the Colorado PERA Board of Trustees.

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