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

Architectural, Engineering, and Interior Design Services RFQ

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide architectural, engineering, and interior design services for ERS’ existing building on the western half of ERS’ block.
Date: The RFQ was published on December 22, 2020.
Note: To access the RFQ, please register with Bonfire. Mandatory pre-submittal site walkthroughs will occur from December 28, 2020 – January 11, 2021; however, prospective Respondents must submit a request to attend a site walkthrough no later than January 8, 2021. Proposals must be received by ERS no later than 10 a.m. CT, on February 9, 2021 via Bonfire.

Upcoming Opportunities

Group Benefits Program Opportunities

Audit Services for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program, Deferred Comp Plan, and Pharmacy Benefits Managers (including the Medicare Part D Employer Group Waiver Plan) RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified carriers to provide audit services for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program, Deferred Comp Plan, and Pharmacy Benefits Managers (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 Spring 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ will not be given prior to the actual publish date.  

Investment Opportunities

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: To be available February 9, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFQ 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 February or March 2021. 
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

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 March 15, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

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 10, 2021. 
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.    

Securities Litigation Monitoring, Proxy Voting Services and Corporate Governance Research RFP

Description: To seek responses from qualified entities to provide securities litigation monitoring, proxy voting services 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.   

Other Goods and Services Opportunities

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: To be available January 28, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

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. 
Date: To be available February 1, 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date. 

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: To be available February 2021.
Note: Access to the RFP will not be given prior to the actual publish date.

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, 1836 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas.
Date: To be available on or before February 24, 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.