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 10, 2017
On Friday, February, 10, 2017, the Colorado PERA Board of Trustees voted on four pieces of legislation concerning PERA governance,...
Jan 27, 2017
The PERA Board of Trustees met on Friday, January 20, and learned more about the impact of recent Board action on PERA’s funded status.

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