PSRS/PEERS Management Team


Sarah Swoboda

Chief Operating Officer

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Sarah Swoboda was named PSRS/PEERS chief operating officer in December 2022. As chief operating officer, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the Retirement Systems and acts in an advisory capacity to the PSRS/PEERS executive director and Board of Trustees.

She joined PSRS/PEERS as staff attorney in July 2017. She also served as interim director of member services from April to October 2018, and general counsel from November 2018 to December 2022.

Prior to joining PSRS/PEERS, Ms. Swoboda served as deputy chief of staff to State Auditor Nicole Galloway. She filled multiple roles for the Missouri State Treasurer’s Office, including general counsel and deputy state treasurer. Prior to these positions, she practiced law in St. Louis.

Ms. Swoboda graduated with her Juris Doctorate in 2004 from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law. She holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and criminology from Drury University. She is a member of the Missouri Bar and the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA).