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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Jun 30, 2017
For most eligible retirees and benefit recipients, the annual increase (AI) to be paid on July 31 will be 2 percent. Other eligible retirees and benefit recipients, specifically those who began PERA membership on and after January 1, 2007, will have an AI of 1 percent.
Jun 23, 2017
Colorado PERA School Division members elected Tina Mueh and re-elected Marcus A. Pennell to the 16-member Board of Trustees.

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