Ready to retire?

Please be prepared to spend some time reviewing the information in steps 1 and 2 below. This is your retirement—it is important that you understand both how your benefits are calculated and the retirement application process. Your MTRS benefits will most likely be one of your most valuable assets in retirement, and your decisions will affect the rest of your life.

As you begin—and as you go through—the retirement process, access these pre-retirement resources, which provide answers to our members’ most common questions:

Benefit estimator

Process timeline and checklist

Ready for Retirement program, which includes a sample of a completed retirement application

Our three-part Ready for Retirement video series:

Part 1: Preparing for retirement
Part 2: Completing the retirement application
Part 3: Welcome to retirement

Note: For information on applying for disability and termination retirement benefits, see Retiring from the MTRS.