Member Information Center

If you do not have a PIN or have
forgotten your PIN, please call OCERS at
(714) 558-6200.
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Our retirement staff is standing by to help answer general questions during regular business hours (Email during evenings, weekends, and holidays)




Latest News...





2015 STAR COLA Approved by Board of Retirement

Eligible OCERS benefit recipients will see a Supplemental Targeted Adjustment for Retirees Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (STAR COLA) beginning with their May 1, 2015 monthly retirement allowance. Click here for more information on the STAR COLA.



2015 COLA Approved by Board of Retirement

OCERS benefit recipients will see a Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (COLA) beginning with their May 1, 2015 monthly retirement allowance. At its regular meeting held on February 17, 2015, the Board of Retirement approved a 1.5% COLA. Click here for more information on the COLA and how it impacts payees.



1099's Update

OCERS mailed IRS Form 1099-R to all payees at the end of January 2015. This form reports the total amount of income OCERS paid as well as taxes withheld during the 2014 calendar year. Payees can use this form to complete their federal and state tax returns. Click here for information on how to read your 1099-R statement



Retirement Readiness

Thinking about retirement? Did you know you can retire online? Have you attended a Financial Planning Class or the Pre-Retirement Sessions? Make sure to refer to the Retirement Planning Checklist to get tips as you prepare to retire.



2015 Retiree Payment Schedule

OCERS payees will see their next monthly benefit payment on January 2, 2015, the first business day of the year. Click here to view the 2015 Payment Schedule.



Forward PASS Newsletter

Forward PASS  is a newsletter about the ongoing implementation of OCERS' new V3 Pension Administration System Solution (PASS). Click here to view the current bi-monthly issue.



Verification of your monthly benefit ("Award Letter")

OCERS recently added a feature for payees using the Member Information Center (MIC) to view and print a verification of their monthly benefit (also known as an "Award Letter"). The Award Letter displays the payee's effective retirement date and gross monthly allowance and is often needed when applying for benefits with Social Security or used as income verification for loans and other financial transactions.

Certain Members Must Choose Their Retirement Benefit Plan
Certain eligible employees hired by the County of Orange and Superior Court
are required to elect their retirement benefit formula. To help these eligible members understand details about Plan O/P ("1.62% at 65") and Plan I/J ("2.7% at 55"), OCERS provides a number of resources to help these members determine which plan is better for them. Click here to learn more.

Latest Publications...



Click here to read the latest OCERS Extra eZine for a summary of the most recent Board Meeting!

At Your Service
Click here for the latest At Your Service magazine.


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