National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

The Voice for Public Pensions

Submit Your Public Pension News and Research

Throughout the year, NCPERS provides news coverage of the latest developments in the public pension industry. This includes: research, policy updates, organizational success stories and industry innovations, career-related news and job postings, profiles of NCPERS members, and more.

Please submit your news, story ideas, or topic suggestions to for consideration.

Find submission guidelines for recurring publications below:


PERSist: NCPERS Quarterly Research Publication

NCPERS members have the exclusive opportunity to help educate public plan trustees and staff by contributing articles to PERSist, our quarterly research publication. You can view past issues here (login required). Articles cover a range of topics, so please don't hesitate to reach out to our Membership team if you need any guidance.

2024 PERSist submission deadlines:

  • Submit articles by March 29 for consideration in the Spring 2024 issue
  • Submit articles by June 28 for consideration in the Summer 2024 issue
  • Submit articles by September 27 for consideration in the Fall 2024 issue
  • Submit articles by December 27 for consideration in the Winter 2025 issue

What should be included in your submission:

  • Please keep your article to approximately 750 words. Longer articles will be rejected or returned requesting editing for length. Please email the article in Microsoft Word to
  • Please submit a brief bio to be included at the end of your article. Please limit your bio to 150 words. Long bios will be edited down. Disclosures are also limited to 150 words.
  • With each entry, please submit a 1-2 line summary.

Submission tips and guidelines:

  • Articles will be accepted on a number of factors including educational relevance and timeliness - relative to the due date - of the submission. This is to provide our members with the most relevant and up-to-date education.
  • Charts, graphs and graphics are encouraged! Please send any images in JPG format. Please also include your charts, graphs and graphics in your Word Document. This ensures they are in the correct position.
  • We strongly discourage any references to your own company/ product.
  • Please tailor your articles towards public pensions, specifically mid-market plans.
  • We will run your article through a proofreader, but we will not make substantial changes to your article. We will only make basic grammar changes. We advise you run your articles through a proofreader first.

Pension Industry Careers: Job Listings, Hiring, and Retirement Announcements

Each month, NCPERS publishes a roundup of the latest industry job listings, new hires, and retirement announcements on behalf of its member pension funds, stakeholders, and service providers. View the latest roundup here.

Send your job listings, hiring, and retirement announcements to


Public Pension Profiles

The Public Pension Profiles series highlights the great work public pension staff are doing, showcases unique career paths, and gives visibility to NCPERS’ member funds. View the latest profiles here.

If you or a colleague is interested in being profiled, please send an email to to schedule an interview.



NCPERS blog covers the latest news about the public pension industry. You’ll find everything from policy updates to organizational news to educational content and more.

Please submit your news, story ideas, or topic suggestions to for consideration.


Public Pension RFP Roundup

NCPERS regularly highlights the latest RFPs and RFIs in the public pension industry on behalf of its members. View an example of a Public Pension RFP Roundup here.

If your organization has an RFP/RFI for inclusion, please submit all relevant information to for consideration.