Retired Indiana Public Employees Association - Working for your retirement


If you are an active employee covered by the Public Employees Retirement Fund-PERF-or a retiree of PERF and not a RIPEA member, please consider joining our association of over 44,000 members. The membership dues are only $18.00 per year.

If you are a RIPEA member we appreciate your support and solicit your suggestions to make RIPEA the most effective association it can be. We are blessed with an effective Board of Directors comprised of PERF retirees and active employee members of PERF. The staff is dedicated to fulfilling the RIPEA Mission and fully implementing the policies of the Board.

We will assist you in any way possible and appreciate your interest in RIPEA.

Bill Murphy, Executive Director

Why Join RIPEA?

RIPEA - Protecting your retirement

Protecting Your Retirement Benefit

RIPEA has grown from a very small Association established in 1972 to an Association with 42,912 members. The reason for this growth is simple – WE GET RESULTS!

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News from RIPEA!

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    Recruit New Members and WIN a VISA Gift Card!

    The RIPEA Board of Directors approved a New Members Recruitment Campaign on September 9.

    Win $25 VISA gift card if you recruit (1) new member before December

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  • Legislation Tracker

    Legislation Tracker

    2019 Legislation

    As we indicated the 13th check for 2019 and 2020 was in serious jeopardy during the late stage of the 2019 Legislature.

    The Senate Appropriations

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  • Amazon supports RIPEA Foundation

    Amazon supports RIPEA Foundation

    We are pleased to announce your Amazon purchases can now support the RIPEA Foundation. RIPEA has partnered with AmazonSmile, a program that donates a portion of your

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Pre-Retirement Planning Guide

Ripea preretirement guide

The Pre-Retirement Planning Guide for Working Members of PERF  includes a guide to Social Security and Medicare benefits, insurance issues and what happens to benefits if a retired state employee takes a new job.

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