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Thomas P. DiNapoli

Your Retirement Pension Payment Calendar

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If your payment is deposited into your account:

Retirees/beneficiaries enrolled in our Direct Deposit Program have access to their retirement benefit on the last business day of the month (indicated by an “E” on the schedule.) If you need to change your bank account information or cancel direct deposit, it is important to contact us before you make any changes to your bank account. Please visit our Contact Us page to find out how to change your direct deposit information.

If you would like to enroll in our Direct Deposit Program, please complete a Direct Deposit Application (RS6370) Adobe pdf and return it to the Retirement System.

If your check is mailed:

Your retirement benefit check is mailed on the second-to-the-last business day of each month for that month (indicated by an “M” on the schedule below). If you have not received your retirement benefit check by the eighth of the following month, please contact us to request a replacement check. If you received your check and it was lost or stolen, Contact Us immediately. If you email us, be sure to include your telephone number with area code so we can call you.

2016 Calendar (January – December)

M = Check Mailing Date E = Electronic Direct Deposit Date

January 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

March 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

May 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

July 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

September 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

November 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

February 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

April 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

June 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

August 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

October 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

December 2016 Payment Pension Calendar

2016 Pension Payment Dates
Month Check Mailing Date (M) Electronic Direct Deposit Date (E)
January 28 29
February 26 29
March 30 31
April 28 29
May 27 31
June 29 30
July 28 29
August 30 31
September 29 30
October 28 31
November 29 30
December 29 30

2017 Calendar (January – March)

M = Check Mailing Date E = Electronic Direct Deposit Date

January 2017 Payment Pension Calendar

March 2017 Payment Pension Calendar

February 2017 Payment Pension Calendar

2017 Pension Payment Dates
Month Check Mailing Date (M) Electronic Direct Deposit Date (E)
January 30 31
February 27 28
March 30 31