Requests for Proposals

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IPERS issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Information (RFIs) to allow various companies and organizations an opportunity to work with IPERS on projects, studies and other initiatives.


Current Requests

Posted August 30, 2023

IPERS seeks to hire a Consultant to provide advisory services, industry expertise, and recommendations related to Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) future Pension Administration System (PAS) and other service delivery related topics. Submit proposals by September 29, 2023.

Posted July 31, 2023

IPERS seeks to hire a firm to implement a turn-key solution to support the administration and management (middle- and back-office functions) for a diversified portfolio of co-investments generated through IPERS' Private Markets Program.

Posted November 18, 2022

The purpose of this IPERS RFP is to evaluate and select non-core real asset equity products. Submit proposals by 4:30 p.m. on February 10, 2023.

Intent to Award Contracts

The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) announces its intent to award the following mandates for the Absolute Return Strategies search (RFP #I-2023-2):

Firm NameStrategy Name
DCM SystematicDiversified Alpha
Neuberger BermanInsurance-Linked Strategies
Contrarian Capital ManagementEmerging Markets Distressed
KosmosLife Insurance Paired Policies
OrionOrion Commodities Fund
InvescoDynamic Multifactor Strategy
JupiterStrategic Absolute Return Bond
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