Annual Members' Meeting
hosted the Annual Members’ Meeting the evening
of Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Members heard
presentations by the System’s Investment Consultant
and Actuary concerning the financial and actuarial
status of the System.
Click here for a link to the Presentations.
Ballots Mailed for Upcoming Board Member Election
Ballots were mailed out mid-October for the
COAERS Active-Contributory Board Member Election for
Places 8 & 9 to be held in December 2013. Each four-year
term of office will be from January 2014 to December 31,
Complete your ballot and mail it to the Retirement Office
postmarked no later than Monday, December 2, 2013. All
active-contributory members are eligible to vote in this election.
COAERS 2Q13 Investment Highlights
For long term periods through 6/30/13, the COAERS fund ranks among the top performing public pension funds in the country.
Using public fund percentile rankings, the COAERS fund produced a 84th percentile return of -.83% for the second quarter of 2013 (with 1st percentile being the best, 100th being the worst performing fund). For the calendar year to date performance, the fund earned a 73rd percentile ranking with a return of 4.28%.
The COAERS fund once again ranked highly among all public funds for the 3, 5, 7, and 10 year trailing periods. The 3, 5, 7, and 10 year percentile rankings were 51st , 19th, 20th, and 16th percentiles, respectively. Click here to view a graph showing how the fund's performance compares to that of other public pension funds.
Retiree Insurance Open Enrollment
Retiree Insurance Open Enrollment begins October 14th and
runs through November 17th this year. Your 2014 coverage information
packets will be mailed to your home address the first
week of October.
Open Enrollment presentations will be held October 18 and October
23 at the Learning & Research Center on 2800 Spirit of
Texas Drive. City staff and vendors will be available from 8:00
a.m. to 12:00 noon for enrollment assistance and to answer questions.
Remember these key dates:
-Open Enrollment packets mailed - early October
-Open Enrollment begins October 14, 2013
-Open Enrollment ends - November 17, 2013
-Benefits changes effective Jan. 1, 2014
For more information about retiree insurance or Open Enrollment,
call the Human Resources Department at 512-974-3284.
Upcoming Retiree Pay Dates
- November 29, 2013
- December 31, 2013
- January 31, 2014
Retirement Benefits and Cost of Living Adjustments
Application to IRS for Determination Letter -
Notice to Interested Parties
information that is important to our members and citizens. Click here for key actuarial, investment, and plan information.
City of Austin
Employees´ Retirement System
418 E. Highland Mall Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78752-3720
(512) 458-5650 fax
Questions or Comments
E-mail your questions or comments about retirement benefits to
Please click here to access the most recent quarterly COAERS Investment Report.
Please click here for employment opportunities with COAERS.
CIQ & CIS Forms
Please click here for important information.
¿Habla Usted español?
Representantes están disponibles para contestar sus preguntas en español por teléfono o aquí en la oficina de COAERS. Además, contamos con algunas formas en español y podemos dar presentaciones sobre el sistema y la jubilación para los miembros interesados. Favor de hablar al (512) 458-2551.
Spanish Translated Forms Available
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Link for Retirees
Link for Active Members