Are you ready to take small, manageable steps to reach your retirement savings goals?  AXA can help. Eligible academic and administrative employees of public institutions of higher education who are covered under the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), School Employees Retirement System (SERS), or State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) may choose not to participate in the state retirement system and instead enroll in the Ohio Alternative Retirement Program (ARP). AXA is pleased to be a provider of this plan.  We can help you build the retirement assets you need to retire comfortably and confidently, with flexible plans that offer full and immediate vesting of all of your contributions.

Plan highlights

  • Easily build a diversified portfolio
  • Receive income the way you want it
  • Receive personalized service

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Are you retirement ready?

We're here to help you work toward the retirement you want.


Get the basics with our Comfortable Retirement Guide. Topics include:

  • Importance of starting early
  • Catch-up strategies for late-starters
  • Balancing risk and reward
  • Rebalancing  your investments for your goals

About AXA

AXA has been helping people make their financial goals a reality since 1859. Get to know a little bit more about us.

Contact us

If you have questions, call (800) 551-2423 to speak with a local Ohio AXA Advisors financial professional or complete the following form to set up a meeting today.

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Are you saving enough for retirement? These calculators will help determine where you stand:

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While these links will summarize certain information about the Ohio SERS/PERS/STRS/ARP for your convenience, they are not official explanations of the program.  In the event of a discrepancy between any information provided and any information provided directly by the state of Ohio the latter will prevail.  AXA Advisors and its affiliates and associates do not provide tax/legal advice. 

The information on this website must be preceded or accompanied by all applicable prospectuses, or for 401(a) plans only, the program summary. The prospectuses and the program summary contain more detailed information about the contract/certificate, including investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please read the prospectus and product brochure and consider this information carefully before investing.

All guarantees and payments are based on the claims-paying ability of AXA Equitable.

"AXA" is the brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its family of companies, including AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY,NY), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (AZ stock company, administrative office: Jersey City, N.J.), AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC), and AXA Distributors, LLC (member SIPC). AXA S.A. is a French holding company for a group of international insurance and financial services companies, including AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC. The obligations of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and MONY Life Insurance Company of America are backed solely by their claims-paying ability.

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