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:

  • Stability of more than 50 years of dedicated service to Colorado
  • Personalized retirement counseling that is unmatched
  • Flexible investing strategies that adjust to your needs and preferences
  • Top-notch, institutional-class investment funds that are professionally selected and monitored

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

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Office Closure Notice

Colorado Retirement Association will be closed from 3 p.m. MT on Friday, Feb. 14, through Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of President’s Day.

Given the financial markets also will be closed for President’s Day, CRA’s recordkeeper will be closed on Feb. 17 with the exception of the service center, which will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT and can be reached at 800.352.0313.

Transactions requested after market close on Friday, Feb. 14, will be initiated on Tuesday, Feb. 18. CRA’s offices will reopen for standard business hours on Feb. 18.

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