How to Retire

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STEP 1: Get a pension estimate

STEP 2: Choose last day of current pay period as last day of work (effective date of retirement, first day of next pay period)

STEP 3: Exit Interview

  • GEMGroup will contact you via e-mail to set up an in-person exit interview (this is a safety feature that protects you as a pensioner)
  • In-person: 225 Peachtree Center, Suite 1460, 225 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA

STEP 4: Pension Board of Trustees Approval

  • Board meets first Wednesday of each month

STEP 5: First pension checks

Contact Info
City of Atlanta
55 Trinity Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Angela Sneed
Office of Retirement Service Director

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