As a defined benefit retirement plan, PERA provides you with benefits to help you on your journey to retirement.
As a PERA member, you contribute a percentage of every paycheck to PERA. In exchange, you’ll receive a lifetime defined benefit payment, or a pension, at retirement. In addition to that monthly benefit, PERA also provides benefits life survivor and disability benefits.
We provide many resources to help you plan a successful retirement, whether it is years away or quickly approaching. We also provide educational programs to help you plan your retirement at every stage of your career.