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Who’s in the photo: Sgt. Marco Montez & Kent Almond, Mesa County

Established Past, Exciting Future

Originally known as Colorado County Officials and Employees Retirement Association, or CCOERA, we have been a trustworthy local government retirement plan provider for Colorado, with more than 32,000 active employee participants representing Colorado counties, municipalities and special districts.

Our legacy since 1968 has never wavered in helping Colorado local government employees reach their retirement goals. 

Empowering Government Employees with a Better Plan

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Individual Retirement Counseling

We are with you every step of the way to answer questions, review your plan and provide resources so you can best prepare for retirement.

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Auto-Piloting vs. Mastering Your Own
Best-in-Class Investment Options

Guided by Innovest Portfolio Solutions, a Denver-based registered investment advisory firm, we provide a comprehensive portfolio of high-performing investment funds available to plan participants.

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Competitive Fees
No Surprises

As a not-for-profit organization, CRA’s focus is on helping our members save and invest for the future. Plan participants enjoy minimal administration fees for comprehensive plan management services. And you don’t have to worry about hidden fees – we’re fully transparent about our costs.

What People Say about CRA

From my experience, they’ve always been very customer-service driven. Any time I’ve had issues with them or concerns for employees, I’ve been able to visit with staff there and always received excellent guidance on what needed to happen. I have always been really pleased with the way that they make a habit of coming and visiting us.

Beth Spady

Kiowa County Hospital District


Customer-Service Driven

One of their biggest assets is the availability of fund choices. They provide a lot of tools and a lot of information. I appreciate the fact that I can move my stuff around and move within the risk factors that are there. I don’t ever run into any limitations on my flexibility. I think that’s pretty important.

Mike Krening​

Morgan County


Fund Choices and Resources

I like how easy it is to go online on the employer side and make changes. I like the ease of that.

And honestly, their service has been very good. When I email them they answer me right back. I’m sure we’re one of their smaller accounts but it doesn’t feel like it so that is very nice.

Cindy Tompkins

Town of Calhan


Flexible Services

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