Important Reminders and Announcements:
Effective January 1, 2016 employees wishing to retire are required to file their Application for Retirement with COPERS 14 or 30 calendar days prior to the date of retirement.
Rule of 80 or 87 - 14 calendar days
Age 60 w/10 years - 30 calendar days
Age 62 w/5 years - 30 calendar days
Please see Administrative Regulation 2.441(A) for full information.
If you have any questions, please contact Retirement at (602) 534-4400.
PEP Increase Notice
At their meeting on Feb. 1, 2018, the COPERS Board approved a PEP (Pension Equalization Program) increase to eligible retirees of 0.34%. The PEP increase will be paid retroactively to Jan. 1, 2018 on the April 1, 2018 benefit check.
To be eligible for PEP you must have received 36 payments by Jan. 1, 2018. (Must have received first benefit check on Jan. 1, 2015.)
Questions regarding the payment schedule and other retirement benefit questions can be directed to the COPERS office at (602) 534-4400.