Colorado PERA provides retirement and other benefits to more than 550,000 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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May 12, 2017
Colorado PERA’s meetings scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2017, have moved from the Roaring Fork School District Board Room at 1405 Grand Ave., in Glenwood Springs, to Glenwood Springs High School, located at 1521 Grand Ave., Room 1501.
May 2, 2017
Colorado PERA is embarking on an effort to inform and listen to its members, retirees, employers, and taxpayers about improving PERA’s funded status and reducing its risk exposure.

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