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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.

Announcements

  • 05/06/22 -

    Notice of change to DROP Rules: The APERS Board of Trustees has adopted 24 CAR § 1-213. DROP Provisions, which revises the rules concerning the DROP to conform to current law and allow participants to remain in the plan for up to 10 years. Click here for more information.

  • 04/26/22 -

    The APERS Board of Trustees will hold a special board meeting on Thursday, April 28 at 1:30 pm.

    For more information, including the agenda for the meeting, visit our Board of Trustees page.

    This meeting is open to the public. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact linda.McGrath@arkansas.gov.

  • 04/06/22 -

    On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Allison Woods, APERS Deputy Director, was named as APERS Interim Executive Director during a special APERS Board meeting.  Click here for more information. 

  • 03/28/22 -

    APERS Executive Director announces impending departure. More information can be found here. 

Join APERS

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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