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.



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



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.



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.

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Feb 2, 2016
Colorado PERA's meetings scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2016, in Loveland and Springfield are canceled due to the current winter storm and heavy snow conditions throughout Colorado.
Feb 1, 2016
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires individuals to have minimum essential health coverage and the 1095 forms will serve as proof of this insurance when completing your 2015 tax return.

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