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.

Welcome PERA Retirees

After years of service to Colorado, you’re enjoying life at a different pace. But you still have the important task of staying informed about how the choices you make might affect your monthly PERA benefit. Here you’ll find the tools and information you need to manage your account by adjusting your tax withholding, electing to participate in PERA’s health care program, or working after retirement. And remember, we are always here to help with answers to your questions.

Taxes on Benefits

Working After Retirement

Additional Benefit Resources

Programs

PERAPlus and DC Plans

The PERAPlus 401(k) and 457 Plans are voluntary retirement savings programs offered by PERA. The PERA DC Plan is available for certain employees who are eligible for PERAChoice.

Life Insurance

PERA offers an optional decreasing term life insurance program administered by Unum.

Retiree Insights

PERA News

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.

Retiree Report

Oct 16, 2017
Colorado PERA is guided by our commitment to quality customer service, operational efficiency, ethical conduct, and accountability. Our commitment has been recently recognized by two organizations.
Oct 16, 2017
Colorado PERA has created a fact sheet further explains the recommended package to improve PERA's risk profile and funding status.

Retiree Update

Dec 21, 2016
Participants in any of the PERACare pre-Medicare plans with Anthem may take advantage of the PERACare Select program that delivers hip or knee replacements at significant savings.
Dec 21, 2016
If you are receiving a survivor benefit due to the death of a public safety officer who was killed in the line of duty, your benefit may be exempt from federal income tax.