Helping Texans Move
Toward Retirement

Find out more about the Texas County & District Retirement System, including leadership, governance, legislation and more.
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Driving Us Forward

The TCDRS executive team is responsible for fulfilling the board of trustees’ vision for the retirement system. With the guidance and initiative of our leadership team, TCDRS is able to provide outstanding services to our participating employers, members and retirees.

Meet Our Leaders

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Excellence in Governance

TCDRS was created by the Texas Legislature in 1967 to provide Texas county and district employees with retirement, disability and survivor benefits. Get to know our board of trustees, meeting dates and how to submit an open records request.

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At the Capitol

Discover all the ways Texas state legislation could directly or potentially impact TCDRS, read Pension Review Board documentation and explore external links that contain useful legislation information.


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Join Our Team

When you work for us, an outstanding retirement plan is just the beginning. We also offer excellent health benefits, competitive salaries, refreshing work-life balance and a collaborative environment.


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Please direct requests for information about TCDRS to: Hahn Public Communications

Who we serve

Serving the Texans Who
Serve Texas

At TCDRS, we serve the people who serve the counties and districts — the employees, retirees and employers that define the unique character of the Lone Star State.

County & District Employers

TCDRS serves nearly 870 Texas counties and diverse districts, like water districts, hospital districts, appraisal districts, emergency services districts and more. We help our employers compete with the private sector by providing competitive retirement benefits at affordable rates.

TCDRS works with:

Nearly 870

county & district employers

Members & Retirees

Our members are nurses, mechanics, road crew workers, sheriffs, attorneys, office workers, jailers and judges, but they all have one thing in common: Their jobs make our communities better, providing valuable services, such as healthcare, education, utilities and public safety.

We provide benefits to:

Nearly 380K

Texans, including 85K+ retirees


our value

Billions In Benefits

In 2023, TCDRS paid $2.3 billion in benefits to retirees and former members, and 96% of that went to Texas addresses. Those benefit payments supported approximately:

  • $3.3 billion in total economic activity
  • 21,824 jobs created
  • $980 million in additional earnings
  • $1.9 billion added to the Texas gross domestic product


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We’re here for you

Call us at 800-823-7782 or send us a message.