PRO bill approved by Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR).

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Let us answer your retirement questions. Multiple sessions now available for Spring 2019.

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PERA Board welcomes new board trustees


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PERA’s retirement plans show positive trend in
30-year projections

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  • PRO bill approved by LCPR

    At their meeting on Tuesday, March 19, the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR) approved the bill that would make the…

  • PERA Board welcomes new board  trustees

    The PERA Board welcomed two new trustees, along with three returning trustees to the Board during their meeting Feb. 21.

    The returning trustees…

  • Do you have unclaimed funds with PERA?

    Looking for inactive, non-vested members
    PERA is looking for inactive members who qualify for a refund of their contributions. Here’s why. Members who…

There are more than 110,000 PERA members who are receiving benefits from PERA (retirees, disabled, survivors of deceased members).

“I’ve been a PERA member for 40 years. I didn’t first realize the importance of PERA in the beginning of my career, but now I do.”

About 65% of PERA’s revenue in the past 20 years is attributed to investment earnings.

96% of the revenue PERA receives goes directly to member benefits, 3% is refunded to members, and less than 1% used for administrative costs

PERA is the largest public pension plan in Minnesota serving more than 480,000 members.

Learn about your pension.

As a public employee, you are already contributing to your financial future. Watch this video to learn more about your pension.