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.


  • 02/08/21 -

    Member Newsletters  - the Winter 2021 editions for our active and retired members are available on our Publications page.

  • 01/28/21 -

    Retirement seminars for the first quarter of 2021 have been scheduled.  We will continue adding dates as they become available.  Click here to get more information, dates, times, locations, and instructions on how to register through your own account in the MSS portal.

  • 01/14/21 -

    APERS Closure - APERS will be closed on Monday, January 18th for the observed birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 01/05/21 -

    IRS Forms 1099-R are being prepared  - APERS retirees, an IRS tax form 1099-R will be mailed to your address on file and available in the MSS portal no later than January 31.  You should receive it by early to mid-February, depending on your mail service.

    If by February 15 you have not received your 1099-R or you need a duplicate, you can retrieve it from MSS, or you can call us at 501-682-7800 (or 800-682-7377) to request another one be mailed.

    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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