Retired members are retirees of the State of New Jersey, Local Government, and Local Education.
Employers who participate in the State-administered Retirement Systems and Benefit Programs.
12.4.19 Effective January 2020, all pension loans will be disbursed by Electronic Fund Transmittal (EFT), also known as Direct Deposit. See the announcement flier for additional details.
11.29.19 The December 1st pension checks were sent to the post office on Wednesday, November 27th. Please allow up to 10 days for delivery. Because December 1st is a Sunday, those enrolled in direct deposit should receive their funds by today, Friday, November 29th.
11.25.19 The Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) is now updated through the 3rd quarter of 2019.
11.21.19 The Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund is now updated through the 3rd quarter of 2019.
11.15.19 The Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS) is now updated through the 3rd quarter of 2019.
11.12.19 The Police and Firemen’s Retirement System of New Jersey (PFRSNJ) has issued a Request for Qualifications for Outside Counsel for the PFRSNJ . Please direct any questions to the PFRSNJ using the contact information in the document.
11.7.19 The Legislative Retirement System (LRS) and State Police Retirement System (SPRS) is now updated through the 3rd quarter of 2019.
11.1.2019 The SHBP, SEHBP, and Tax$ave Open Enrollments have ended. While changes can no longer be made, Active Employees can view information for plan year 2020.
10.16.19 The Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit (DEVA) is officially closed. No further action can be taken through Alight. Active members may enroll eligible dependents until October 31, 2019, during the current SHBP/SEHBP Open Enrollment.
9.6.19 The 2020 Employer Billing information for PERS and PFRS Local Employers is now available.
Planning for retirement? See our Online Guide to Retirement
Need to change your name or address? Report a death? Add a family member to your benefits? See the Life Events tab to learn more.
The Member Benefits Online System (MBOS) gives registered users internet access to pension and health benefit account information and online applications. Some options include:
You may log on or register using the "Access my MBOS Account" section located at the top of every page.
Need to change your name or address? Report a death? Add a family member to your benefits? See the Life Events below to learn more.
Active members and retirees can complete an Affidavit of Name Change form and submit it to the NJDPB along with required documentation.
To register or log on to MBOS, look for "Access myNewJersey" above.
When removing a dependent child from your coverage (for any reason) there may be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change.
If your spouse’s employment status changes (e.g., starts or leaves a job), you can enroll/disenroll him or her in your health plan. Proof of new coverage or proof of loss of coverage is required. There will be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change. Active Employees should submit an application and proof of coverage documentation to their Human Resources department. Retirees and COBRA recipients should submit an application and proof of coverage documentation to the NJDPB.
If you divorce or dissolve your civil union or domestic partnership, you must remove your former spouse or partner from your health plan when the event occurs. There will be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to your coverage-level change.
Leave of Absence: Taking a Leave of Absence without pay for illness or family leave can have an impact your service credit, retirement, and health benefits coverage. Upon returning to employment from a leave of absence, you may be eligible to purchase service credit.
PERS, TPAF, and PFRS members are eligible to purchase service credit for official leaves of absence without pay.
Disability: If you have general questions regarding temporary or permanent disability benefits, you must contact your employer’s human resources representative or benefits administrator.
Workers' Compensation can impact pension contributions, life insurance, and health benefits.
The NJDPB should be notified of the death of an employee or retiree as soon as possible. Beneficiaries of pension and/or life insurance payments and surviving spouse/partner/dependents on the member's health insurance coverage will be notified by mail. Required forms and documentation should be returned to the NJDBP immediately in order to process payments and/or provide insurance.
Death of Spouse/Partner/Dependent: If your spouse/partner or dependent child passes away, he or she must be removed from your health plan. There may be a change in the amount deducted from your paycheck or retirement check (if self-paid) due to the coverage-level change.
Pension Boards and Health Benefits Commission Information
Employer Pensions and Health Benefits Training
The NJDPB presents employer training for Certifying Officers and other personnel responsible for the administration of pensions and benefits at employing locations. All training is designed to include recent changes to administrative rules, State and federal laws.
The Division of Pensions & Benefits’ seminars and webinars help members of the PERS, TPAF, PFRS, or DCRP understand their benefits on a variety of topics – in addition to planning for retirement. Seminars are live classroom sessions provided at locations across the State. Webinars are live, interactive web presentations hosted by GoToMeeting. Both seminars and webinars conclude with a brief Q&A period.
For inclement weather cancellations, call (609) 292-6649.
The Division of Pensions & Benefits has all financial reports available on our Financial Reports page.
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