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About Us

About The System

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The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

Our Mission:

The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System in its fiduciary capacity, exists to deliver retirement, disability and survivor benefits to its members and their beneficiaries.

What We Do:

KPERS administers three statewide defined-benefit retirement plans for state and local public employees:

  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System
  • Kansas Police and Firemen's Retirement System
  • Kansas Retirement System for Judges

Our membership totals over 315,000 active, inactive and retired members. We also manage approximately $20 billion in assets for our members' benefits. The System also oversees KPERS 457, a voluntary deferred compensation plan for state employees and many local employees.

KPERS at a Glance (PDF, 321KB)

Affiliation with KPERS

Affiliated Employers

The Retirement System helps employers provide benefits for Kansas public servants including disability, death and retirement benefits.

List of Retirement System Affiliated Employers

List of KPERS 457 Affiliated Employers: State | Local

Becoming Affiliated

During the affiliation process, new affiliates must pay to have an actuarial study performed. The Retirement System coordinates the actuarial study.

For a complete affiliation packet or more details:


Please visit our legislative page for updates.

  Helpful Links

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System
611 S. Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603
Toll-free: 1 888 - 275-5737

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