You can retire as early as age 55. You’ll be considered a PG&E retiree if you end your PG&E employment at age 55 or older—even if you don’t start your pension.
|Retirement date||Pension start date
Also called Pension Commencement Date
The first day after you end PG&E employment if you’re age 55 or older.
Your retirement date can be any day of the month.
The date from which your pension payments will be calculated.
Your pension start date is always the first of the month.
The earliest possible pension payment will be made in the second month following your pension start date, and will include your first and second months' payment.*
*Cash balance participants who elect a lump sum will receive a one-time benefit as early as the second month following their pension start date, depending when their correctly completed pension kit is received.