Welcome to News & Information

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.

Media Questions? Please Contact
Julie Graham-Price
Phone:(614) 228-0388
Latest Headlines

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

Ohio Attorney General DeWine Announces Settlement in Drug Pricing Lawsuit
March 11, 2014

OPERS 2013 Investment Returns Reach 13.91 Percent; Fund Size Grows to Record $88.6 Billion
February 18, 2014

Man Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay More Than $100,000 for OPERS Theft
February 7, 2014

Ciotola appointed to OPERS Board for three-year term
June 24, 2013

Man Accused of Using Deceased Mother's Information to Steal $100,000 from Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
March 8, 2013

Smith Returns to OPERS Board as Investment Appointee
February 28, 2013

Foster Selected as Director of Member Benefits
February 15, 2013

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 area.

Legislative Facts

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

Health Care Facts

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

Benefits Facts

Information concerning benefit recipients, including service and disability eligibility, as well as re-employment can be found by clicking here.

Customer Satisfaction Research

A listing of market research surveys used to gauge the effectiveness of OPERS services and benefits can be viewed by clicking here.

OPERS Board of Trustees

Please visit the Retirement Board area for a complete listing of 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.