Mission Statement

To strengthen Texas by expanding awareness of public pension issues, providing high quality training to retirement systems’ decision makers and working to assure the promised benefits of public employees.


Associate Advisors

Welcome to TEXPERS!

The Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS) is a statewide voluntary non-profit association that provides education and legislative advisory services to the Trustees, administrators, professional service providers and employee groups that manage the retirement money of police, fire firefighters, municipal and district employees in cities across Texas.

  • Be Wary of HB 2608 and the call for "Local Control"

    • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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    HB 2608 should be opposed because of what we know of local pensions which have "local control." Those are the cities whose budgets often fail: nothing is more tempting to mayors and councils than promising unsustainable benefits to large, motivated city employee groups -- the ones who vote. While the proponents of HB 2608 suggest that city governments will manage their finances responsibly through "local control," experience doesn't support their contention. Keep the current system of checks and balances which has worked so well across the great state of Texas. Oppose HB 2608.

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  • TEXPERS releases annual study on Asset Allocation and Pension performance

    • Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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    Here are highlights of pension performance in Texas in the FY2014.

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  • Open Season on Defined Benefit Plans in Austin

    • Thursday, February 12, 2015
    • admin

    It's important for the people at Texas' local pensions to keep their elected officials informed about the health of their system and what they are doing to continually improve it.

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