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

Sep 22, 2017
The Colorado PERA Board of Trustees today voted 14-1 to endorse a comprehensive package of reforms designed to reduce the overall risk profile of the plan and improve PERA’s funded status.
Jul 28, 2017
Don’t forget that eligible retirees and benefit recipients will receive an annual increase with their July 31 benefit payment.

Retiree Report

Oct 16, 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.
Oct 16, 2017
Answers to some common questions from retirees are available on Colorado PERA’s website at www.copera.org.

Retiree Update

Dec 21, 2016
Colorado PERA offices will be closed on the following days
Dec 21, 2016
Look for information on your annual increase in late spring/early summer 2017 when the audited financial results are available and Colorado PERA will know the investment return for 2016.