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.

Science Teacher


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

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Feb 20, 2015
PERA meetings scheduled for Saturday, February 21, 2015, in Colorado Springs and Fort Collins have been canceled.
Feb 13, 2015
Today, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield provided information on how to immediately enroll in credit protection services to all members...

PERA on the Issues

The Colorado Pension Project (CPP) recently posted a column regarding PERA from and Bellwether Education Partners...
In January, Milliman , a worldwide actuarial firm, reviewed its findings of the actuarial services provided to PERA by Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting, LLC , the Board’s retained actuarial firm.

The Dime

Wondering what you can score a deal on in March? Or are you thinking about switching to an online bank? You’ll find those topics...

After working hard to get yourself on solid financial footing, you may be asking how you can get the money conversation started at...