What documents do I need to apply for retirement?

The following documents are required to apply for retirement:

  • Participant’s proof of age (Birth Certificate or Passport or Naturalization Papers)
  • Photocopy of participant’s ID
  • If Married: Participant’s spouse proof of age (Birth Certificate or Passport or Naturalizations Papers), photocopy of spouse ID, Marriage Certificate
  • If Widowed: Spouse’s Death Certificate
  • If Divorced: Divorce Decree

How long is the Application process?

The application process takes up to 60 days to approve your application from the date application is complete. Application is considered complete when all required documents have been received.

Can I receive benefits if I am disabled?

The Fund does have a disability retirement benefit. Please submit a copy of your Social Security Administration entitlement letter to the Fund Office/Pension Department to determine eligibility.

When are retirement benefits paid?

Direct deposit benefit payments will be credited to your account on the first business day of the month.

Paper checks are mailed 1 to 2 days prior to the first of the month.
If you have not received your check by the 15th of the month, please contact the Fund Office/Pension Department to request it be reissued.