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.

 
  • Paul Brown continues as TEXPERS' president

    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
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    Paul Brown, of Big Spring Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund, continues as TEXPERS' board's president. As president, Brown directs the association's dealings as authorized by the board and presides over trustee meetings. He was elected to the TEXPERS board in 1996 and went on to serve as second vice president, first vice president, and president. He resigned in 2010 but returned to the board in 2014 when he was also elected as the board's president. He has served the board for a total of 19 years.

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  • TEXPERS executive director to retire after more than a decade advocating for defined benefits

    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
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    After more than 10 years as the executive director of the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, Max Patterson is retiring. He announced his upcoming retirement during TEXPERS' annual membership business meeting, held April 15. The business meeting took place during the association's yearly conference, which was held this year on South Padre Island April 15-18.

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  • PRB committee views benefit cuts as 'sharing'

    • Thursday, May 10, 2018
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    The Pension Review Board advisory committee tasked with making a list of new principles for benefit plan features continued their wordsmithing effort in late April. Committee members Keith Brainard, Stephanie Leibe and Josh McGee reviewed public comments by state and local systems, adopting a view of “sharing” as implying benefit cuts.

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