Michael Pramik

Communication Strategist

2 thoughts on “Online account essentials

  • April 19, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    I have been waiting for two and a half months for my first benefitt payment. Why should it take so long?

    • April 23, 2019 at 3:03 pm

      Mr. Merricle,

      You should receive your first benefit payment approximately 30 business days after OPERS receives all valid documentation from both you and your employer, or your retirement effective date, whichever is later. If you chose a partial lump sum option payment, it will be released 90 days after your first benefit check. Please call us at 1-800-222-7377 and a member of our staff may be able to see why it is taking so long.

      Julie, OPERS


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