Colorado PERA provides retirement and other benefits to more than 560,000 current and former teachers, State Troopers, snowplow drivers, corrections officers, and other public employees who provide valuable services to all of Colorado.



As a hybrid defined benefit plan, 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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Meetings & Appointments

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Apr 17, 2018
On March 7, 2018, Senate Bill (SB) 18-200 was introduced. The intent of the legislation is to improve PERA's funded status and lower...
Apr 10, 2018
Two meetings scheduled for San Luis on Tuesday, April 10 have been canceled.

PERA on the Issues

New research released last week by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) in partnership with NRTA, AARP’s Educator...

A digest of timely information and insight about finance, investing, and retirement. Response to Pew report, The State Pension Funding...

The Dime

First of all, we don’t believe in Earth Day.

In last week’s blog post, we discussed a concerning finding—one that still has us shuddering at the mere thought of it...