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Frequently Asked Questions Retirement

When should I choose my exact retirement date?

If you have not already done so, you should choose your exact retirement date. Afterwards, your benefit can be estimated based on the exact date.

The best place to obtain assistance is your agency's local personnel service center.   They can provide personalized assistance and they have your employment records.  They will provide you with information on when your benefit payments can begin based on your proposed retirement date.  You will also find out how this date affects factors used to determine the amount of your retirement benefit, such as your length of service, high-3 average salary, and the proration of cost-of-living adjustments.

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