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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Mar 16, 2018
On March 7, 2018, Senate Bill (SB) 18-200 was introduced. The intent of the legislation is to improve PERA's funded status and lower...
Mar 15, 2018
Colorado PERA Interim Executive Director Ron Baker was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Council of Institutional Investors.

PERA on the Issues

Senate Bill 18-200 ensures PERA is on the path to full funding in 30 years On March 7, 2018, SB 18-200 was introduced in the Colorado...

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