News & Announcements


Voya Unforeseen Emergency Withdrawal

If you have been financially affected by the recent wildfires burning in New Mexico and you are currently participating in the voluntary PERA SmartSave Deferred Compensation Plan, you may apply for an Unforeseen Emergency Withdrawal (UEW), due to President Biden’s Federal Disaster Declaration.

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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Shares 75th Anniversary Greeting

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham shares a message with PERA members.

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PERA Celebrating 75 Years in 2022!

PERA will be celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2022!

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PERA Selects New Executive Director

The New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) Board of Trustees voted (9-1) to select long-time serving Deputy Director, Greg Trujillo as PERA’s new Executive Director in today’s annual board meeting.

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PERA Employee Recognized as Top Public Pension Investment Director

PERA's Head of Alpha and Interim Deputy Chief Investment Officer, LeAnne Larrañaga-Ruffy​ was recently recognized by Trusted Insight as one of this year’s Top (20) Public Pension Investment Directors.

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New Mexico PERA is on Social Media

PERA now has a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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The Regulation and Licensing Department seeks applications for Advisory Boards

Are you interested in public service? The Regulation and Licensing Department seeks applications to fill a public member vacancy on the Private Investigations Advisory Board and on the Advisory Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners.

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PERA Executive Director, Wayne Propst to Depart

The Chairman of the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association Board of Trustees, John Melia, announced on January 21, 2021 that PERA's long serving Executive Director, Wayne Propst, will be leaving PERA to work for the new Chairman of the New Mexico Senate Finance Committee, Senator George K. Munoz.

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COVID-19 Update

PERA recognizes that the COVID-19 global pandemic is creating uncertainty and concern among our members. We want to reassure you that your benefits are safe and that we are conducting normal business practices.

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Letter from PERA Board Chair John Melia

Dear PERA Members, I know these are extraordinarily uncertain and stressful times for all of us but I wanted to write to provide you with assurances about PERA and your retirement.

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