Retirement Check Pay Days
Retirement benefits are paid at the end of the month. For example, the payment you receive at the end of June is for your June benefits. For tax reasons, your December retirement check is always dated on the first day of the new year.
The chart below shows you the pay days for 2015. Since checks are issued by the State Controller's Office, they determine the mailing dates. If you have direct deposit, your financial institution has until the close of the direct deposit date to place the funds in your account. Please contact your financial institution to find out what time it places your funds in your account.
|Benefit Month||Mailing Date||Direct Deposit Date|
|December 2014||December 30||January 2|
|January||January 29||January 30|
|February||February 26||February 27|
|March||March 30||April 1|
|April||April 29||May 1|
|May||May 28||June 1|
|June||June 29||July 1|
|July||July 30||July 31|
|August||August 28||September 1|
|September||September 29||October 1|
|October||October 29||October 30|
|November||November 25||December 1|
|December||December 30||January 4, 2016|
If your retirement check is mailed to you and you have not received it by the sixth of each month, or if you believe your check has been lost or stolen, you should contact us at 888 CalPERS (or 888-225-7377). If you've moved recently, or are planning to move, be sure to let us know. Learn more about Changing Your Address.