Harvey Relief Efforts

Hurricane Harvey sent blistering winds and dumped feet of rain over the Texas coast leaving destroyed buildings and homes in its path. Houston, the nation's fourth largest city, faces catastrophic flooding. It is expected to cost billions of dollars to recover.

There are many organizations to donate to at this time; here are two we are suggesting as donations are devoted solely to providing funds to people and members in our area:

Greater Houston Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

TSAFF Harvey Relief Fund



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 voluntary nonprofit 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 officers, firefighters, and municipal and district employees in cities across Texas.

 
  • TEXPERS' executive director talks public pensions during policy orientation program

    • Thursday, February 8, 2018
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    TEXPERS Executive Director Max Patterson is part of a panel discussing public pension reform during the last day of the 16th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature 2018, hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. The panel discussion is to be live-streamed from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 9. Click here to access the live-stream and additional details about the event. 

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  • Register for TEXPERS' 29th Annual Conference on South Padre Island April 15-18!

    • Monday, February 5, 2018
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    As Texas retirement system trustees navigate through a sea of investment, administrative and governance priorities in 2018, TEXPERS is here to help with the best bang for your networking and educational buck. The TEXPERS Annual Conference will help you chart your organization's course in 2018 and beyond.https://www.facebook.com/texpers/

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  • Report: Funding status of local pension plans inch closer to state systems

    • Friday, January 19, 2018
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    The funded status of local public pension plans is growing closer to that of state funds, according to a new national study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. The same is true of many local plans in Texas, and the outperformance could be due to those systems receiving more of their required contributions and using more rigid funding methods than their state counterparts.

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