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.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to ensure all members 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.