Certificate of Achievement
(2005 – 2006 – 2007 – 2008 – 2009 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015)
Each year since 2005, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to MPERS for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). In order to be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, a government must publish an easily readable and efficiently organized CAFR. This report must satisfy both generally accepted accounting principles and applicable legal requirements.
A Certificate of Achievement is valid for a period of one year only. We strive to publish a CAFR that continues to meet the Certificate of Achievement Program’s requirements. Each year, we submit it to GFOA to determine its eligibility for another certificate.
Public Pension Standards Award
(2004 – 2005 – 2006 – 2007 – 2008 – 2009 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012 – 2013 -2014 -2015)
MPERS has also applied for and received the Public Pension Coordinating Council’s Public Pension Standards Award each year since 2004. The award is given in recognition of meeting professional plan design and administration standards.
The Public Pension Coordinating Council is a confederation of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA), the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS), and the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR).