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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Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Duplo 600i Booklet System RFP Nov. 30, 12 noon ET

OPERS is seeking to replace our current Duplo DBM-250 Booklet Making System with a Duplo 600i Booklet System.

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Application Performance Monitoring Software RFP Dec. 3, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to implement an Application Performance Monitoring Solution (APM).

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Automated Budgeting Tool RFP Dec. 7, 4 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) requests proposals for an automated budgeting system to replace its manual, Microsoft Excel-based process.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Risk System Search 2015 RFP Dec. 16, 5 p.m. ET

OPERS is seeking proposals from Prospective Vendors to provide: (1) holdings-based Total Fund risk management services/system; and/or (2) holdings-based or risk factor-based Hedge Fund risk management services/system. Prospective Vendors may submit proposals with respect to (1), (2) or both.

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Voluntary Dental and/or Vision Programs RFP Dec. 14, 1 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) seeks proposals in response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the optional dental and/or vision coverages that are currently offered to eligible benefit recipients and their dependents.

Note: Answers to the questions OPERS has received from potential Vendors relating to the Voluntary Dental and/or Vision Programs RFP will not be available until early next week. OPERS will extend the Proposals Due at OPERS Date to Monday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. (Updated 11-20-2015)

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New Manager Searches at Ohio Public Employees Retirement System RFI Oct. 16, 5 p.m. ET

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) is conducting searches for the following active, long-only separate account strategies:

  • Emerging Markets Equity Small Capitalization (EMSC)
  • Emerging Markets Equity - All Cap (EME)

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
General Investment Consulting Services and Strategic Investment Consulting Services for Alternatives RFP Nov. 23, 4 p.m. ET

The OPERS Retirement Board seeks General Investment Consulting services for all of its Funds (Defined Benefit, Health Care, Health Care 115 Trust, Defined Contribution, and any others created during the term of the contract). Additionally, the Board seeks Strategic Investment Consulting Services for Alternatives. A single RFP covers both services, and existing service providers are encouraged to apply.

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 $750 million 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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