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.


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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.

  • Three facts you need to know about the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System's financial woes

    • Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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    Three facts you need to know to understand the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System's finanical woes The financial trouble facing the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System has been the subject of a lot of discussions and the focus of news coverage statewide. Even some national news outlets have reported on the situation. With so much talk, some may have a few false impressions about the Dallas pension situation. TEXPERS has hashed out the top three misconceptions to help keep you informed.

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  • NASP Texas honors Max Patterson as 'champion'

    • Monday, January 30, 2017
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    Houston, Texas - Jan. 30, 2017 - Max Patterson, executive director of the Texas Association of Public Employe Retirement Systems, received the National Association of Securities Professionals Texas Chapter's first "Chapter Champion Award” for his support of the organization through his personal involvement as well as for building the chapter through TEXPERS membership. 

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  • Texans for a Secure Retirement watching 85th legislature for potential impacts

    • Monday, January 23, 2017
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    Texans for a Secure Retirement is tracking a dozen bills recently filed by state legislators that if enacted could impact public employee pension funds and beneficiaries. The 12 measures are pension-related and hit upon several topics, including a bill to require municipalities to seek voter approval before taking on obligations to their public pension funds. Other proposed legislation would impact judicial, teacher, and armed forces beneficiaries. 

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