Retirement Checks

Some Benefit Checks Misprinted

Because of production troubles, the California State Controller’s Office misprinted June benefit checks for as many as 11,900 CalPERS retirees. Some retirees have reported that banks weren’t honoring the checks. Retirees who are unable to properly deposit their checks should contact CalPERS and we’ll work with the State Controller’s Office to reissue the check as soon as possible. Call us at (888) CalPERS (or 888-225-7377).

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Overview

  • Benefits are paid at the beginning of the month for the previous month's benefits.
  • The State Controller's Office issues the payments and determines mailing dates.
  • For tax reasons, your December check is always dated the first day of the new year.
  • If you haven’t received your check by the sixth of each month, or if you believe it was lost or stolen, contact us.
  • View or print your benefit statements from the last five years by logging in to myCalPERS.