Welcome to the

Arkansas public employees retirement system

Here you will find information based on your role in our system, whether you are an active member, near retirement, a retired member, or an APERS participating employer.


  • 08/30/18 -

    Registration is open for our special Women's Retirement Seminar to be held on October 11, 2018.  Click here for all the details and the online registration form.

  • 07/16/18 -

    Member Newsletters  - the Summer 2018 editions for our active and retired members are available on our Publications page

  • 07/12/18 -

    Wise Counsel: We recently asked our retired members to "Share Your Wisdom" and tell their active colleagues what retirement advice they would give themselves 20 years ago.  Click here to read a selection of their responses.

  • 06/25/18 -

    All of us at APERS offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Don Zimmerman, who passed away recently.  Mr. Zimmerman was an APERS Trustee for many years and served as our Board Chair from 2007 - 2009. During his more than six decades of public service, Mr. Zimmerman also served as Executive Director of the Arkansas Municipal League, as a director of the National League Of Cities, and as a member of the Advisory Council of Winrock International Institute For Agricultural Development.


Is your agency or organization interested in joining the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System? To help employers decide if it is the right choice for them, APERS has put together the following overview.

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