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.


  • Summer Forum Registration

    • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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    TEXPERS hosts Summer Forum Featuring Ret. Gen. James Conway as Keynote Speaker You don't want to miss TEXPERS' Summer Forum Aug. 13-15 in San Antonio. The three-day educational program features trustee training, networking opportunities, speakers, and golf. Among the speakers is retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Conway, pictured, who will offer leadership principals he picked up during his military career. 

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  • Retail Investment

    • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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    Major Retailers Having Trouble Competing with Online Sales Despite there being a large number of potential bankruptcies for several major brick-and-mortar retailers struggling to compete with online sellers, the majority of retailers remains healthy, according to Moody's Investors Service. 

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  • Pension Observer Magazine

    • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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    TEXPERS Presents Revamped Pension Observe Magazine You will soon receive the next edition of the TEXPERS Pension Observer in your mailbox. And we can't wait for you to see what your association has been planning. Once you get the magazine, you will see that we've redesigned the publication. Beyond its fresh look, you will find features articles, news stories, columns, and tips focusing on Texas pensions and politics.   This issue's feature story highlights an El Paso fund's effort to recruit young adults to its board. You'll meet 29-year-old Sean Shelton, learn some insights into the millennial generation, and find out what it took to attract Shelton to become a trustee. Also, experts will tell you why you need to guard your system's computer network from hackers looking to profit from the sensitive information your fund possesses. After reading it, you may discover that your system may not be as safe as you once thought it was.   You'll also find columns by TEXPERS' board president Paul Brown and Executive Director Max Patterson, news from Texas pension systems and advice from experts. Each edition is planned to bring you a mix of topics and insights centered on public pensions statewide. (Click the magazine cover above to read a digital version of the magazine.)

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