Vendor Opportunities

OPERS procures goods and services using Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Information (RFI) and other such competitive models. Valid responses must be submitted to OPERS by the specified submission date. Submission procedures and procurement details for each opportunity can be reviewed by clicking on the document label.


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Notice: Prescription Drug Benefit Manager Audit Services RFP

Pursuant to section (I)(4) of the OPERS Request for Proposals for Prescription Drug Benefit Manager Audit Services (“the RFP”), OPERS is cancelling the RFP effective as of February 6, 2017.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Financial Planning Services RFI Mar. 15, 5 p.m. ET

This Request for Information (RFI) is for the purpose of obtaining information or input relevant to a possible future Request for Proposals for expanding the breadth of retirement education content and planning services that OPERS offers its members

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Fire Suppression System Panel Upgrades RFP Mar. 3, 2 p.m. ET

OPERS is seeking a vendor to replace our obsolete FenwalNet 2000 control panel with a Retrofit FenwalNet 8000-ML panel and new door.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
NetApp Storage Hardware RFP Mar. 3, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to purchase NetApp Storage Hardware to support an environment hardware refresh.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Brokerage Services for Group Purchase of Management Liability Insurance RFP Mar. 17, 5 p.m. ET

The Ohio retirement systems listed on the cover page of this Request for Proposal (RFP) initiated a group purchase of management liability insurance in 2012. At that time, the Entities contracted with a Broker who procured said insurance program. Now the Entities are again requesting proposals from qualified Brokers (each a “Broker”) to broker the group management liability insurance program.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Securities Valuation, Loans Valuation and On-Line Market Data Access RFP Feb. 16, 12 noon ET

OPERS is issuing a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for securities valuation services for Corporate Bonds, U.S. Agency Pass-throughs, U.S. ABS/MBS securities including Agency CMOs, CMBS, Non-agency RMBS and loans, and for on-line access to market data.

We are inviting your organization to submit a proposal for providing the services as set forth in the RFP.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Cisco Network Hardware RFP Feb. 8, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to purchase Cisco Hardware to support an environment hardware refresh.

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Health Literacy Consulting Services RFQ Feb. 8, 2 p.m. ET

OPERS is seeking consulting services to support an enhanced strategy to help retirees and dependents be more health literate. The principal objectives of the enterprise initiative are to increase literacy levels among the designated population, empower the population to make more informed health care decisions and ultimately become better consumers of health care.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Quantitative Equity Data Service & System RFP EXTENDED:
Feb. 21, 12 p.m. ET

This search is for prospective vendor to provide Quantitative Equity Data System and Service for U.S. and Non-U.S. portfolio management.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Emerging Manager Program RFI N/A

OPERS has a program available exclusively to emerging firms that are Ohio-qualified or minority-owned. To be eligible for consideration, the firm must have less than $1.25 billion in firmwide assets at the time of funding and be either minority-owned or Ohio-qualified. At this time, OPERS is considering only active, long-only equity managers.

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