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State of Delaware Office of Pensions

Retirement Group Counseling

The Delaware Public Employees' Retirement System is committed to providing educational retirement counseling sessions to members. These informational sessions are designed to provide the member with a comprehensive overview of the current retirement plan provisions and various concerns regarding the retirement process. We are confident these sessions will assist the employee in gaining knowledge of the available pension benefits, helping to ease the stress of making life-long decisions. Members are strongly encouraged to attend one of our half-day pre-retirement workshops or retirement group counseling sessions to obtain counseling.

The retirement group counseling sessions are held at the Office of Pensions in Dover. These sessions are open to a maximum of 12 members per session, and 'significant others' are welcome to attend. At the session, each employee will receive a personalized estimated pension benefit which will reflect their individual estimated years of pension creditable service. Benefit calculations will be reviewed and related questions also discussed. Staff will be available immediately following the presentation to assist employees with individual questions or concerns.

The links below will allow you to view the information that will be discussed during the retirement group counseling presentation. We encourage you to review this information and the other helpful resources on this website regarding your State of Delaware pension plan and applicable benefits. Plan for your retirement. Attend a Retirement Group Counseling session now if considering retirement within two (2) years.

To register for a Retirement Group Counseling session, please complete the Retirement Group Counseling Registration form below and email to Open.PEC@delaware.gov at least two (2) weeks in advance to secure your registration. If you are unable to do so, please call (302) 739-4208.

You will receive an email confirmation of your registration. Requests for retirement counseling continue to increase, and due to limited seating, the sessions fill quickly. Registration for specific dates will be completed in the order received. Thank you for taking an active interest in preparing for retirement.


COUNSELING SESSION DATES: CALENDAR - COUNSELING SESSIONS


RETIREMENT GROUP COUNSELING RESOURCES:

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Pre-Retirement Workshops


New Castle County
July 10
9 am - 11 am



Kent County
June 13
9 am - 11 am



Sussex County
June 26
9 am - 11 am

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State of Delaware Office of Pensions
McArdle Building, 860 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite #1
Dover, DE 19904-2402
Toll Free: (800) 722-7300, Local: (302) 739-4208

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