Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) serves the state’s public servants. Our goal is to ensure that each member has a clear strategy to plan for retirement that helps them achieve their goals for lasting retirement.

Through our plans, investments, and seminars, we work tirelessly to provide the best service and support for both our active and retired members. Please take a moment to learn more about our vision and values and contact us if you have any questions.

Guiding Principle

Ultimately, all our decisions and actions are made in the best interest of our members.

Vision Statement

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

Mission Statement

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

What We Do at OPERS

​Do What is Right

  • Always do the right thing.
  • Ethical, transparent and accountable to our members, stakeholders and each other.
  • Keep our promise to provide retirement benefits on time.

Embrace Change

  • Seek feedback and data to make informed decisions and drive change.
  • Focus on the future and actively seek innovative opportunities.
  • Identify, create and innovate to provide impactful change and outcomes.
  • Embrace change as an opportunity.

Deliver Quality Service

  • Go above and beyond for our members and service partners.
  • Aspire to be agile and efficient to meet challenges.
  • Invest in the development and advancement of our employees.
  • Take pride in delivering accurate and beneficial information.

Provide a First-Class Member Experience

  • Approach every action with a member-experience focus.
  • Strive to exceed member expectations.
  • Foster lifelong relationships and support our members’ during retirement decisions.
  • Provide education and resources to empower members to achieve their retirement goals.

Collaborate for Success

  • Effective when working as a team with one purpose.
  • Search for opportunities to work collaboratively and efficiently as a team.
  • Value open and transparent communication.
  • Respect and value individual and cultural differences to create an environment of inclusiveness.
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