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mission and vision

Mission Statement

The Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System provides and promotes comprehensive, accountable and financially sound retirement services to Oklahoma’s public servants in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to ensure all members can achieve a secure and lasting retirement.

Values & Behaviors

Honesty and Integrity

We conduct ourselves at all times with honesty and integrity.

We are committed to fostering a culture of accountability and transparency.

We recognize our fiduciary responsibility as stewards to conduct our business under the highest ethical standards.

We operate in a trustworthy manner, always maintaining the confidentiality of our members.

Excellence in Customer Experience

We are committed to creating remarkable experiences for our members.

Our focus is on serving and meeting the needs of our members, seeking to exceed their expectations.

We view the relationship we have with our members as one of partnership.

We provide our members with the knowledge and resources they need.

We serve the role of trusted advisors to our members, providing service and guidance.

Quality in Service Delivery

The services we provide are of the highest quality possible.

We are committed to continually seeking ways to improve ourselves and our services.

We approach our work with consistency, efficiency, and sustainability.

We operate in a manner that is agile and adaptable, recognizing the opportunities that come through change.

We approach all of our work with loyalty and devotion to our members.

Collaboration and Community

We acknowledge and embrace the fact that we are most effective when we strive to collaborate as a single community.

We foster an atmosphere of enthusiasm, curiosity, creativity, and cooperation among our employees.

We commit to hiring the very best people, with passion and dedication for the work that we do, and cultivating growth and leadership development.

We recognize that we are ultimately one team with one purpose.

We understand the best employees are those who are encouraged and empowered to maintain a healthy balance between life and work.

Strategic Perspective

We commit to having a strategic perspective in all that we do.

We focus on the future and actively seek out opportunities for innovation in the services we provide.

We embrace and drive change that benefits our current and future members.

We invest in the growth and development of our employees and strive to promote from within.

Adopted 8/18/2016

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