PERS is the retirement system for approximately 95 percent of public service workers in Oregon including state, local government, and school district employees.
There are approximately 900 PERS employers, including all state agencies, universities, and community colleges; all school districts; and almost all cities, counties, and other local government units.
PERS serves approximately 346,000 members, including 113,000 retired members.
PERS was created by the legislature in 1945.
PERS By The Numbers (5/6/13)
PERS Facts (4/16/13)
PERS By The Numbers (detail regarding funded status, investment returns, employer contribution rates, system benefits, etc.) (2/13/13)
Benefit Component Comparisons
Employer Contribution Rates (for individual employers)
What are Employer Side Accounts?
PERS Reform of 2003
Benefit Caps and Reductions
Economic Benefit of PERS
Court Cases (Oregon Supreme Court, 2005-2011)
A-Z Quick Answers listings for Tier One/Tier Two and IAP (membership and retirement program info)
A-Z Quick Answers listings for OPSRP Pension Program and IAP (membership and retirement program info)
Public Records Requests