As a retiree, you are a valuable and stable contributor to the state’s economy and that means it’s as important as ever for you to stay up-to-date on what’s happening at Colorado PERA.

Welcome, PERA Retirees

After years of service to Colorado, you’re enjoying life at a different pace. But you still need to stay informed about how the choices you make might affect your monthly PERA benefit. Here you’ll find the tools and information you need to manage your account by adjusting your tax withholding, participating in PERA’s health benefits program, or working after retirement. And remember, we are always here to help with answers to your questions..

Use the resources to the right to see when you will receive your annual increase or to make a change to your account due to a life event.

Need to access your secure account? Log in to:

  • Change your beneficiary
  • Update your contact information
  • Review tax withholdings
  • Review more details of your account

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Taxes on Benefits

Working After Retirement

Additional Benefit Resources

What is PERACare?

What is PERACare?

What is PERA doing about Social Security benefit reductions?

What is PERA doing about Social Security benefit reductions?

Why Do My Health Care Costs Keep Going Up?

Why Do My Health Care Costs Keep Going Up?


The PERAPlus 401(k) and 457 Plans are voluntary retirement savings programs offered by PERA. 

The PERACare health benefits program is composed of health, dental, and vision care insurance programs.

PERA offers an optional decreasing term life insurance program administered by Unum.

Retiree Insights


Jan 3, 2022
Colorado PERA is seeking responses from firms interested in providing actuarial auditing services during 2022 for its defined benefit...
Dec 27, 2021
Updates to federal and state tax tables may affect the withholding on benefits to be paid on January 31, 2022. PERA will post links to...

Retiree Report

Oct 27, 2021
During the 2021 legislative session, four bills affecting Colorado PERA were introduced and two were signed into law. Below are...
Oct 27, 2021
On December 3, 2021, the recordkeeper for PERA’s 401(k)/457 and Defined Contribution Plans will transition from Voya Financial to...

Retiree Update

Dec 22, 2021
If you are receiving a survivor benefit due to the death of a public safety officer who was killed in the line of duty, your benefit...
Dec 22, 2021
You can expect a lot of mail in the next month, with a variety of year-end and tax information hitting mailboxes. Don’t let your...