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Retirement Information & Instructions

The retirement application process starts with the APS Benefits Office. After you confirm retirement eligibility with the New Mexico Education Retirement Board (ERB), follow the steps below to submit your retirement application packet to the APS Benefits Office.

Follow These Steps

Step 1

Step 2

  • Download and save the Superintendent Letter (PDF) to your computer. After the Superintendent Letter is saved to your computer, complete the document.

Step 3

Step 4

How to Submit Your Application

When submitting your retirement application, please mail all retirement paperwork and required supporting documentation to Albuquerque Public Schools, Attn: Employee Benefits Department, PO Box 25704, Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704. If you have questions, please contact your assigned Benefit Specialist.

Important Contact Information

The State of New Mexico
Educational Retirement

8500 Menaul Blvd. NE
Suite B-450
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 888-1560

Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

The New Mexico
Retiree Health Care

6300 Jefferson St NE, Suite 150, Albuquerque, NM 87109 

Phone: (505) 222-6400

Toll-free Phone Number: 1-800-233-2576

Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday