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.

All secure account access pages will be unavailable for system maintenance on Friday, April 24 from 7:00 pm through Saturday, April 25, 1:00 am and Sunday, April 26 from 5:30 am-6:30 am (Mountain time).
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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


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


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

Find or schedule a meeting using our online scheduler.


Apr 20, 2015
Look for the spring Retiree Report in your mailbox this week. In it, you’ll find information on several new opportunities.
Apr 16, 2015
Disabled children of PERA retirees may now be eligible to receive PERA benefits without penalty through Supplemental Needs Trust designation.

PERA on the Issues

When John and Cyndy Burd were ready to retire, they wanted to feel secure knowing that their adult disabled son, Joshua, would have...

Average working households in the US have virtually no retirement savings, according to a new report and accompanying public opinion...

The Dime

Working with both husbands and widows throughout the years, I’ve learned it’s not uncommon for women to rely on their partner...

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the cost of tuition and room and board at public colleges and universities...