Established Past, Exciting Future


Colorado Retirement Association, formerly Colorado County Officials and Employees Retirement Association, has been providing best-in-class retirement plans and services to employees of Colorado counties, municipalities and special districts for more than 50 years. And we’re just getting started.

As you build your career, you’ve got an exciting future ahead. We’re dedicated to helping you reach your retirement dreams. You’re a part of a unique retirement plan that offers:

No matter where you are with your career and your retirement planning, we will help you manage savings and meet retirement goals.

Participant Forms

Log into your CRA Retirement Account to download plan forms & documents
as well as to update your personal and beneficiary information

To start your CRA 457(b) Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan,
download, complete, and return the form linked below to your employer.

Participant Resources


Contact My CRA Retirement Counselor

Whether you're looking to hammer out a full retirement strategy or just need help finding a form, your CRA Retirement Counselor, aka "Client Services Manager" or CSM can provide you with the knowledge
to guide you toward your best retirement.


Retiree Benefits

Reaching retirement isn't the same as crossing a finish line,
it's more like entering the VIP section of an exclusive club.
In retirement, there are still things to do and CRA is here to help you make the most out of your retirment.

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Retirement Income Planning

Find the tools to make sure your retirement income will sustain your retirement budget.

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Social Security

CRA has highlighted relevant retirement planning tools and articles from the SSA website.

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Information about Medicare plan costs, coverages, Medigap policies, and Assistance Programs.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions about your account, plans, and more.

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Self-Guided Tutorials

Step-by-step instructions to help you enroll, manage your accounts, understand statements, etc.

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Investment Learning Center

We make it easy for you to understand investment basics and how to start investing

Not sure where to start?