At 10 a.m. on January 8, the sudden bang of a gavel striking its sounding block will pierce the morning air in Colorado’s State Capitol. This will happen ...On January 7, 2020 / By PERA on the Issues
How should PERA invest the roughly $50 billion PERA portfolio? That question was answered on November 15, when PERA’s Board of Trustees approved updated asset allocation guidelines. Asset ...On December 3, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Investing requires an objective, just like charting a course on a map requires having a destination. A trip to Peru is not a successful trip if the objective ...On November 13, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
The Colorado PERA Board of Trustees is constantly monitoring the performance of the PERA fund and the long-term health and sustainability of each of PERA’s divisions (State, School, ...On July 12, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
Distributions from Colorado PERA translate to $6.1 billion in economic output and help to sustain more than 32,800 Colorado jobs annually. These figures represent increases over the 2014 ...On April 4, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
PERA is classified as a “hybrid” defined benefit plan which means it has characteristics of a traditional pension plan as well as some additional features that are more ...On March 31, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
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