If you have questions regarding your health or life insurance benefits, please contact New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority 1(800) 233-2576. NMERB does not administer health or life insurance benefits.


Did you know that as a NMERB Retiree you're subject to NMERB's Return To Work Rules? Read below to learn more or email ERB-MemberHelp@state.nm.us or call 1(866) 691-2345.

Effective July 1, 2011, retirees who are currently working with the NM public schools under the Return To Work Program will make non-refundable employee contributions to the NMERB fund and will not earn any additional service credit. The employer will continue to make employer contribution rates as specified by state statute. RTW retirees are reported on the employer's monthly report to the NMERB. Click here to see 2011 NM Legislative Summary. If you have any questions or concerns please email ERB-MemberHelp@state.nm.us or call (1(866) 691-2345.

ERB Director's Policy Regarding Contributions by Retirees Working Pursuant to the Return To Work Program

Return To Work Program Q & A


Your NMERB benefit payments are distributed on the last working day of the month*.

*If you are a PERA Reciprocity click here for PERA's payroll dates.


NEW--RETIREES: 1099R's are scheduled to be mailed out on January, 30, 2018.


NMERB Retirees, you now have the ability to view your retiree information using the online Member Self-Service portal. Please login or register your Member Self-Service by using the Member Login button. Click the lime green tab (MyNMERB Account) above and register today. If you have any questions, or need assistance, email ERB-MemberHelp@state.nm.us.


2018 Retiree Updates

Link IRS Withholding Calcualtor

1099-R Code Explanation--posted 1/22/18


2017 Retiree Updates

COLA Information - Updated February 15, 2017:

COLA to be applied FY18--posted 06/15/17


The Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) to be applied as of July 1, 2018 is:

All non-disability retirees with 25 or more years of service credit and whose monthly annuity is less than or equal to $1,611.45 will receive an annual adjustment of 1.80%


All remaining non-disability retirees will receive an annual adjustment of 1.60%


All disability retirees will receive an annual adjustment of 2.0%


Please refer to the letter below for details on how these amounts were calculated and information on COLAs for previous years. Click here.

The COLA is applied to retirement benefits for retirees whose 65th birthday falls on or before the current calendar year. This current COLA also applies to disabled retirees who have been retired for at least three calendar years.

Click here for information on the 2013 ERB COLA adjustment.

Click here for general information on the ERB COLA.

Do you plan to move or switch banks? Remember to keep NMERB in loop so that we may update your information.


2017 NMERB Payroll disbursement dates