Public Employees Retirement Association
Santa Fe, New Mexico
The New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) hired the collaborative team of Conron & Woods and Leo A Daly to first assist them in developing an architectural program for the agency, and then guide them through selection of a building site followed by full architectural design services to create a new headquarters building.
The agency serves a population of members from around the state. The new building needed to be in a prominent and convenient location. PERA wanted a professional, secure, and contemporary building, but also wished to reflect something of New Mexico's history. The project was also required to achieve a minimum of LEED Silver certification.