News & Press Releases

The OPERS Communications Department provides information for public use. In addition to press releases and other news relating to OPERS, this section also features links to helpful resources.

Latest Headlines

OPERS publishes forfeiture guide to aid Ohio prosecutors
Sept. 8, 2016

'Cadillac tax' delayed until 2020
Updated: Dec. 22, 2015

OPERS shares financial data with Ohio Treasurer
Dec. 12, 2015

OPERS works to repeal 'Cadillac tax'
Dec. 3, 2015

OPERS Statement on Online Checkbook initiative
Sept. 24, 2015

Shafer selected Chief Investment Officer
Sept. 2, 2015

OPERS to recognize same-sex marriages
July 16, 2015

OPERS letter published in the Columbus Dispatch
July 2, 2015

OPERS letter published in Crain's Cleveland Business
May 27, 2015

OPERS Announces CIO Resignation
October 16, 2014

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Selects a Towers Watson Company to Administer OPERS Medicare Connector
Video: OPERS Selects Connector Administrator
October. 1, 2014

OPERS responds to letter in Columbus Dispatch
July 23, 2014


Additional Information

OPERS At-a-Glance

For basic facts about OPERS -- including revenue, number of employees, history and background -- please view the history and background page.

Investment Facts

A list of OPERS portfolios, OPERS annual investment plan, financial report and other related information can be found in the Investments section.

Corporate Governance Facts

A quick at-a-glance of Key Governance Policy, OPERS U.S. Proxy Vote Disclosures and other such information is located in the Corporate Governance page.

Legislative Facts

Information concerning current and pending Ohio legislation affecting OPERS members can be found in the Government Relations area.

Health Care Facts

The Health Care section serves as a comprehensive overview of OPERS retiree health care.

OPERS Health Care Fact Sheet

OPERS Board of Trustees

Visit the Board of Trustees page for a complete listing of current members, as well as to view Board meeting dates, agendas and summaries.

Contact OPERS

OPERS is located at 277 East Town Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215-4642. To call by phone, please dial 1-800-222-7377. To e-mail OPERS, click here for an e-mail address listing by department.