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Group Retirement Counseling Session March 7, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Please note this session is for members who are planning to retire in the next year Human Resources Department is please to present a Group Counseling Session on Retirement. The Division of Pensions and Benefits have developed the Group Retirement Counseling Sessions for PERS members.

During each session:

  • Attendees will be provided with an official Estimate of Retirement Benefits
  • The counselor will go over the estimate during the session to explain all of the benefit options and the retirement process
  • The counselor will explain the online application process using the Member Benefits Online System (Note: Effective October 1, 2012, paper retirement applications are no longer accepted.)
  • The counselor will also explain post-retirement issues such as taxes and health benefits.

After the session you will have an opportunity to ask the counselor individual questions. Space is limited! Register today!

To register please contact Ebony Jones at609-771-3283.

Please complete the attached form and submit to Pensions as soon as possible:


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Retirement workshops take a step-by-step approach to the retirement process and explain what happens after you submit your application. We explain your benefits, beneficiary options, group life insurance, loan repayment provisions, and the taxability of your pension. There is also a brief discussion of State Health Benefits Program and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program coverage in retirement and, time permitting, the workshop concludes with a question and answer period. Please note this seminar is for members who are not looking to retire in the near future. The workshop will be held from 9am – 11am. For more information or to register for this workshop please contact Ebony Jones, at 609-771-3283.