Deferred Compensation

Weathering The Storm

In light of the recent stock market volatility, you may be wondering how to navigate through your PERA SmartSave funds. The following information can provide some insight on how to Weather The Storm.



While the PERA Office is Closed:

  • You may drop off forms for the voluntary 457b PERA SmartSave Plan in the secure drop box located outside the office doors.
  • For general questions about the Plan or your account, you may email PERA-SmartSave@state.nm.us.

  • You may scan/email your forms to PERA-SmartSave@state.nm.us or fax them directly to Voya to the fax number on the form.

  • You can access all forms on the Plan’s website PERASmartSave.Voya.com.

  • You can also request a Regular Withdrawal (if you are retired or terminated), a loan or Unforeseen Emergency Withdrawal through the Plan’s website PERASmartSave.Voya.com. You will need to set up your account first by clicking “Register Now.”

  • You can transact all business through the Call Center at 1-833-424-SAVE (7283).


Voya Customer Service Associates are available weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., MT, excluding stock market holidays.