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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.


  • 05/07/21 -

    Member Newsletters  - the Spring 2020 edition of our newsletter for active members is available on our Publications page.  The retirees newsletter will be coming soon.

  • 05/06/21 -

     APERS Annual Financial Report for fiscal 2020 and the accompanying data reports are now available on the Publications page. The GASB 67/68 employer schedules have also been posted and are available. 

  • 04/09/21 -

    Legislative Changes - The 93rd General Assembly has passed several acts that may impact APERS members, in particular Act 518 of 2021 which amends the law concerning DROP. For more information on this and other relevant legislation click here. 

  • 04/07/21 -

    There were minor updates made to the standard IRS Form 1099-R for tax year 2020 that were not included on the form that APERS provided to members this year. This minor discrepancy should not cause members any problems, but for more information visit our blog on 1099-R Tax Form information for 2020

    Click here for instructions on requesting a duplicate 1099-R.


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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