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.


A Message from the Executive Director

Robertson's Retirement Announcement


PERS Executive Director Pat Robertson announces that she will retire after nearly 40 years of public service in 2018. 

Click here to read her letter.​



2018 Investment Consultant Services Request for Proposals opened

PERS is seeking investment consulting services to assist staff and the Board of Trustees in making prudent management decisions related to the PERS, MDC, and ORP investment programs. 

RFP Opened: November 1, 2017

Intent to Respond Notice Due: November 14, 2017

Submission Deadline: November 21, 2017

View RFP​


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Click the button below to subscribe to PERS eUpdates, brief e-mailed news alerts regarding legislative and/or administrative changes that affect the retirement plans administered by PERS.

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