After filing your retirement application with OPERS, your benefit will be effective on the first of the month immediately following the later of:
- The date you terminated public employment
- The date you attain the required minimum age
- The date you attain the required service credit
- A date that is no more than 90 days prior to OPERS’ receipt of your completed retirement application
Please refer to the Retiring from Public Employment The Traditional Pension Plan publication for more information.