Maryland State Retirement

Welcome to the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) Web page for the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System (MSRPS).  This Web page is designed to assist you in the retirement process.


If you are considering retiring within the next 8 years, it is recommended that you plan to attend a pre-retirement seminar.  Pre-retirement seminars are sponsored by the Maryland State Retirement Agency.  Interested participants must register using the registration form.
State of Maryland Pre-Retirement Seminars

If you are within 12 months of retiring, use the Retirement Checklist to guide you through the planning process.
Maryland State Retirement Checklist

If you are interested in obtaining a rough estimate of your monthly pension benefit, use these Benefit Estimators.
Maryland State Retirement Benefit Estimators 

If you are interested in a more accurate monthly pension estimate, complete the Application for an Estimate of Service Retirement Allowance and mail it to the address found on the form.  Please note that estimates take 6 weeks.
Application for an Estimate of Service Retirement Allowance


Have all of your information and ready to retire?  The links below are the forms that you will need to complete. Once your forms are complete, contact one of our retirement representatives (443-809-8949) for a confidential one-on-one meeting.  During the meeting, the retirement representative will review your forms with you and answer any questions you may have.  You will have the opportunity to enroll in BCPS Retiree benefits plans.

Application for Service or Disability Retirement

Request to Purchase Previous Service

Claim of Retirement Credit for Military Service

Direct Deposit – Electronic Funds Transfer Sign-Up Form

Federal and Maryland State Tax Withholding Request

2020 Baltimore County Public Schools Retiree Benefits Guide