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 42,000 members. The membership dues are only $15.00 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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  • 25th Annual Convention to Feature Josh Bleill

    RIPEA’s 25th Annual Convention will feature a repeat appearance by the Iraq War Veteran Josh Bleill . Mr. Bleill appeared at RIPEA’s 21st Annual Convention in 2011 and received rave reviews...

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