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Approaching retirement is an exciting time, but also an important milestone! So, we’re providing the resources, tools, and final steps you can take to help keep your retirement future on track.

Education and Training Tools

Be sure to take advantage of your tools and resources available on the State of Connecticut Defined Contribution Plans’ dedicated website. Discover new webinars that cover important options, features, and benefits available to you in your State of Connecticut 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and 403 (b) Plan.

Your Retirement Checklist

A retiring member of the ARP or a Hybrid Plan member who elects a Lump Sum Payment will not be entitled to retiree health coverage unless he or she uses plan assets to purchase an annuity in the minimum amount of $10,000. (To preserve spousal health benefits after the member's death, a married member of the ARP or a married member of the Hybrid Plan electing the Lump Sum Payment must purchase a minimum $10,000 two-life joint annuity naming his or her Spouse as co-annuitant.)

For information, please consult the Retiree Health Insurance eligibility memorandum link opens in new window.

Upon retirement, the retiree should call Prudential Retirement at 844-505-7283 to start the process of establishing the annuity.

For important information and recorded workshops about the Employees Retirement System, please visit your employer's website link opens in new windowand click on "State Retirees."