Distributions

A distributable event must occur to qualify for a distribution.


Distributable events

  • » In-Service
  • » Leave employment - distributions are not required unless you are age 70½ or older
  • » Qualify to purchase IPERS credits
  • » Withdrawal of rollover source

Payment options if qualified

  • » Lump sum(s)
  • » Periodic payments
  • » Lifetime payments
  • » Required minimum distributions at age 70 ½
  • » Rollover to an outside retirement account

Distribution requests

  • While Employed

  • » For eligibility and distribution request instructions, visit RIC Distributions While Employed  or call Empower Customer Service at 800-743-5274.

  • Separated from employment

  • » To get assistance after leaving employment, call Empower Customer Service at 800-743-5274.



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