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.




A guide to the Form 1099-R

PERS Retirees have been mailed their Form 1099-R for fiscal year 2014. If you are a retiree of a PERS plan and have not received your 1099-R, call PERS. If you have received your form, click here​ to view a guide to your 1099-R.

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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.