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PERS

PERS stands for  Public Employees Retirement System which provides retirement benefits to public employees including state employees. Most participants are NOT state employees.  Here is a list of employers participating in the system.

          PERS Benefits and  Service Credit estimators.

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SB 427, Revises provisions governing public employees. (BDR 23-1290),  changing PEBP and PERS was passed and awaits the Governor’s signature. To download the PDF version click here or just right click the link and, “Save  …”

They are pretty good about responding to misstatements and distortions such as the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce’s 2008 Study. Their response.

They were also quick to respond to the IRS’ proposed regulations to change the normal retirement age to 62. They felt they had the authority to change all government employee retirement plans including PERS by a regulation.   They backed off in late 2008.

Some very good documents to read are:

          PERS’ initial comments on the Chamber Report – Submitted to Applied Analysis on Thursday, September 4, 2008 (prior to final draft of the report).

          PERS’ letter to the Las Vegas Review-Journal – Submitted Wednesday, September 10, 2008.

          National Institute on Retirment Security’s letter to the Las Vegas Review-Journal – Submitted Tuesday, September 9, 2008.

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PERS Contact Information

 
Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada
693 West Nye Lane
Carson City, NV 89703
Toll Free:
Local:
Fax:
1-866-473-7768
775-687-4200
775-687-5131
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific time
 
Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada
5820 South Eastern Avenue, Suite 220
Las Vegas, NV 89119
or
7455 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Local: 702-486-3900
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific time
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