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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Nov 30, 2017
In May 2018, Colorado PERA will hold an election for three seats on the Board of Trustees.
Nov 1, 2017
If you’re planning on making changes to your PERACare health, dental, or vision plan, PERA must receive your Enrollment/Change Form by November 9.

PERA on the Issues

From health care to pensions to taxes, 2017 has been an active year for Congress. Although most of these pieces of legislation have...

Three members of PERA’s leadership team have recently been tapped to serve national organizations. These appointments and elections...

The Dime

With the holiday season upon us, there’s a good chance you’re looking for some fun ways to shake up your gift-giving game...

From holiday light displays, to around-the-clock holiday music and shop-‘til-you-drop deals, the holiday season is...