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About Us

ERS administers separate and distinct cost-sharing, multiple employer defined benefit pension plans for various employer agencies of the State of Georgia, as well as defined contribution plans, and a life insurance plan. We also serve as the State Social Security Administrator for all political subdivisions of the state.

Defined Benefit Programs

We administer benefits for 125,000 active employees and over 65,000 retirees and manage the investments for a $15 billion fund. All plans are funded by a combination of employee and employer contributions (excluding the Military Pension Fund).

To find more information about the plans we administer, select the plan of interest below:

Employees' Retirement System (ERS)
Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS)
Legislative Retirement System (LRS)
Georgia Judicial Retirement System (GJRS)
Georgia Military Pension Fund (GMPF)
Superior Court Judges Retirement Fund (SCJRF)
District Attorneys Retirement Fund (DARF)

Defined Contribution Programs

Georgia Defined Contribution Plan
Peach State Reserves Plan (401(k) and 457 Plans)

Life Insurance

State Employees' Assurance Department (Group Term Life Plan)

State Social Security Administrator

State Social Security Administrator

The Teachers Retirement System is not administered by our group. Click here to visit TRS.


Our Mission is to be the guardian of the State of Georgia’s retirement plans and promote a dignified retirement for the members, retirees, and their beneficiaries.

Our Vision is to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to delivering accurate and timely retirement benefits utilizing a knowledgeable staff and state-of-the-art technology to best serve the retirement needs of current and future members.

Our Core Values are:

  Customer Service
  Operational Excellence
  Continuous Improvement and Innovation