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.

 
  • Registration now open for Basic Trustee Training class

    • Friday, February 23, 2018
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    TEXPERS has scheduled Basic Trustee Training for Friday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Austin at Dimensional Fund Advisors, 6300 Bee Cave Road. Registration is open!

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  • Establishing dedicated funding sources could help public pension plans pay down liabilities

    • Friday, February 23, 2018
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    Toll road fees. Lottery system revenue. Alcohol sales taxes. There are just a few ways some public pension funds are creating steady streams of revenue to help pay debt. It isn't a total fix, but establishing a tax or asset specifically for paying down a pension fund's liabilities would be beneficial, according to researchers and policy advisors.

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  • Head of national pension defense coalition is changing jobs

    • Friday, February 23, 2018
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    Bailey Childers is leaving her executive director post at the National Public Pension Coalition, an organization that advocates for public employee defined benefit pension systems across the United States. It's been a hectic time for Childers during her three year tenor at the national nonprofit, which has partnered with TEXPERS in defense of defined benefits for police officers, firefighters and other public employees in Texas. “Over the last few years, I've seen plenty of attacks on pensions,” she says.

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