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Computing Retirement Benefits for Judges

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The calculator on this page may be used to estimate your potential service retirement benefits.  This calculator allows you to enter information to obtain an unofficial estimate of your GERS benefit.  This is not an official GERS estimate, and it does not include all retirement options available to GERS members.  The GERS benefits calculator is a tool designed to allow you to estimate your own retirement benefit when planning for your retirement.



Judges may receive a retirement annuity if they have attained age 50 and have completed at least one judicial term (6 years).

The Service annuity for Judges appointed prior to 1/21/2015, is calculated as follows:

  • 1 Term (6 years) - 30% of compensation
  • 2 Terms (12 years) - 60% of compensation
  • 3 Terms (18 years) - 90% of compensation
  • Over 20 years in office - 100% of compensation

 Note:  The annuity rate of member of the Judiciary appointed after 1/21/2015 shall be set at 3.5% of compensation per year after 1 term.

Incremental Increase

Retiree benefits are increased by a percentage rate determined yearly by the Board of Trustees upon attaining age 60 and upon completing one year on the retiree payroll.