Contact OPERS

Mailing Address Telephone Number
Ohio Public Employee Retirement System
277 East Town Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4642
1-800-222-PERS (7377)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Visiting OPERS' Columbus Offices

If you are visiting OPERS' offices and are not familiar with the downtown Columbus area, then click on the link below to learn more about local attractions and events.

By Topic: Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Can't find the answer? You're not alone. OPERS.org's FAQ's help provide answers to some of the most often asked questions on a number of pension topics. If you see your topic below, click on the link to view that FAQ:

FAQ: Member topics FAQ: Member & Retiree Pension Plan topics


Before you e-mail...

Please do not send any sensitive personal information (i.e. your Social Security number) via e-mail. To ensure the security of such information, be advised that OPERS will not release any sensitive information -- such as, personal account balance -- via e-mail, either.

General Questions

To receive sensitive information regarding your personal account, you will need to contact OPERS via phone at 1-800-222-7377. Or, you can access this information 24 hours-a-day by logging on to the your Online Account. If you have general, non-account specific questions about OPERS you can send them to benefitquestions@opers.org

Retiree health care

Due to the sensitive nature of individual health care information, please use your Online Account to ask a question regarding retiree health care coverage in a secure environment.

Employer Outreach

Please e-mail employeroutreach@opers.org. This e-mail address is for employer-related inquiries only and will be directed to the Employer Outreach department. To speak directly to an Employer Outreach representative, please call 1-888-400-0965 (Monday thru Friday, between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.).

Member-Directed & Combined Plans

Please call the OPERS Help Line at 1-866-OPERS-4-U (1-866-673-7748) for questions about the benefits and features of these two plans. The help line is also an automated telephone system that lets you perform most account transactions over the phone.

You may contact the OPERS Help Line from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Online Account Problems

For issues concerning your Online Account (problems logging in, password retrieval, account access etc.) please call us at 1-800-222-7377.