Welcome to PERS

The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) p​roudly serves the state of Mississippi by providing retirement benefits for individuals working in state government, public schools, universities, community colleges, municipalities, counties, the Legislature, highway patrol, and other such public entities. These retirement benefits not only help recruit and retain a strong public workforce in Mississippi, they help stimulate local economies in every county in the state and help reduce the need for social assistance.

Five Fast Facts about PERS

PERS is an investment in the future of our members and our state. Click the image below to read five facts about PERS.



Mississippi Capitol Building

PERS Tracks Related Legislation

​PERS is tracking related legislation on our website. To view the status of current bills, visit our PERS-Related Legislation page.