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Congratulations, Greg

Recently the Iowa Senate confirmed Greg Samorajski for a four-year term as IPERS' CEO. 

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Retirement Planning

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FY2020 Annual Report

A 114-page comprehensive report on IPERS. 

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  • $40
    Billion
    IPERS Trust Fund
  • 375,000
    IPERS members
  • One in 10
    Iowans
    do or will depend on IPERS as
    part of their retirement income
  • $2
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually to
    retirees living in Iowa.
  • $2.3
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually
  • 70%
    Investment income
    pays the majority
    of IPERS' benefits.
  • 61
    Average age
    at retirement.
  • 23
    Average years
    of service
    at retirement.
  • $17,868
    Average annual benefit
  • 1953
    IPERS is created
    by the Iowa legislature.
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Calendar
08 Jul
July 08, 2021 09:00 AM-July 08, 2021 03:00 PM
Workshop
Member
Online
For state of Iowa employees within five years of retirement and their spouses
14 Jul
July 14, 2021 09:00 AM-July 14, 2021 04:00 PM
Workshop
Member
Online
For all IPERS members within five years of retirement and their spouses

Contribution Rates

Blank header Member Share Employer Share Total
Regular Members
7/1/20 – 6/30/21
7/1/21 – 6/30/22
6.29%
6.29%
9.44%
9.44%
15.73%
15.73%
Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
7/1/20 – 6/30/21
7/1/21 – 6/30/22
9.26%
9.01%
9.26%
9.01%
18.52%
18.02%
Protection Occupations
7/1/20 – 6/30/21
7/1/21 – 6/30/22
6.41%
6.21%
9.61%
9.31%
16.02%
15.52%