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Retirement FAQs

1. What are the retirement eligibility guidelines?
WV State Teachers Retirement System (TRS) and PEIA retiree medical insurance eligibility guidelines are:

  • Full benefits at age 60 with 5 years of service
  • Full benefits at age 55 with 30 years of service
  • Full benefits at any age with 35 years of service
  • Reduced benefits before age 55 with at least 30 but less than 35 years of service
  • Disability benefits with 10 years of service

The TIAA-CREF and Great West 401(a) plans also establish eligibility to continue PEIA retiree medical insurance:

  • Any age with 30 years of Service
  • Age 60 with at least 5 years of Service
  • Any age with 10 years of service if disabled
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