Current and Upcoming Opportunities

Current and Upcoming Opportunities

ERS manages a wide range of products and services through a competitive solicitation process.

ERS' solicitation opportunities include:
  • Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
Current and upcoming opportunities are listed below. These opportunities are updated frequently. We encourage you to visit this page often. To receive notifications regarding solicitations and to have access once they have been published, please register with Bonfire, ERS’ e-procurement portal located at https://erstexas.bonfirehub.com/.

Current Opportunities

Property Management Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide property management services for ERS’ newly constructed building on the eastern half of ERS’ block, 1836 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas.
Date: The RFP was published on January 29, 2021.
Note: To access the RFP, please register with Bonfire. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10 a.m. CT on March 1, 2021 via Bonfire.

Actuarial Audit Services (Review of Pension Actuary) RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide actuarial audit services to review the work of ERS’ pension actuary. 
Date: The RFP was published on January 28, 2021.
Note: To access the RFP, please register with Bonfire.  Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10 a.m. CT on March 2, 2021 via Bonfire.

Real Estate Brokerage Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide real estate brokerage services for ERS’ newly constructed building on the eastern half of ERS’ block.
Date: The RFP was published on February 24, 2021.
Note: To access the RFP, please register with Bonfire. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10 a.m. CT on March 16, 2021 via Bonfire.

Tax Consultant (Local Agent) Services in Foreign Markets RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide tax consultant (local agent) services in foreign markets.  
Date: The RFQ was published on February 9, 2021.
Note: To access the RFQ, please register with Bonfire. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10 a.m. CT on March 19, 2021 via Bonfire.

Upcoming Opportunities

Group Benefits Program Opportunities

Audit Services for the Group Benefits Program, Deferred Compensation Plans, and Prescription Drug Program RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide audit services for the Group Benefits Program, Deferred Compensation Plans, and Prescription Drug Program (including the Medicare Part D Employer Group Waiver Plan).
Date: To be available April 23, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.  

Benefits Consultant Services RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide benefit consultant services in connection with administration of the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program, TexFlex program, and Texa$aver 401(k)/457 program. 
Date: To be available June 1, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.  

Long Term Care Specialist Services RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide long term care specialist services. 
Date: To be available Fall 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.  

Third-Party Administrative Services for Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income Benefits Plans RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide third-party administrative services for the short-term and long-term disability income benefits plans on a self-funded basis. 
Date: To be available October 20, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.  

Investment Opportunities

U.S. Large Cap Advisory Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide U.S. Large Cap Advisory Services.  
Date: To be available on March 15, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

Investment Compliance Software System RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide compliance software to monitor employee personal trading, compliance management, and code of ethics.
Date: To be available May 2021. 
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.    

Proxy Research and Voting, Securities Class Action Monitoring and Corporate Governance Research RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide proxy research and voting services, securities class action monitoring and corporate governance research.
Date: To be available June 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Securities Lending and Cash Collateral Management Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide Securities Lending and Cash Collateral Management Services.  
Date: To be available Fall 2021. 
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

Other Goods and Services Opportunities

Janitorial Services RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide janitorial services for ERS’ existing building on the western half of ERS’ block and ERS' newly constructed building on the eastern half of ERS' block. 
Date: To be available February 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

Medical Board Members RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified physicians to serve on ERS’ medical board.
Date: To be available April 19, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

Construction Manager-at-Risk RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide construction manager-at-risk services for ERS’ existing building on the western half of ERS’ block. 
Date: To be available June 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.