A healthy and productive workforce makes Texas stronger.
The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) manages benefits for employees and retirees of State of Texas agencies and some higher education institutions. These benefits contribute to the financial security and overall well-being of employees, retirees and their families. They are an important part of the compensation package of state agency and institution employees.
Mission: ERS offers competitive benefits to enhance the lives of its members.
Experienced professionals work to offer competitive benefits at reasonable costs.
We invest ERS trust funds with a focus on long-term gain, not short-term profit, to provide lifetime annuities to State of Texas retirees.
Elected and appointed trustees make key decisions about member benefits, ERS operations and investment of the trust funds, with support from specialized committees.
Learn more about ERS’ mission and the goals that support it.
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Find answers to FAQs about ERS-administered benefits.