Retirement System

Retirement Benefits Office


About the Retirement Benefits Office

The Arlington County Employees' Retirement System was established to help provide you with financial security at retirement, one of the most important long-range goals for you and your family.

If you have questions about your retirement benefits or any related issues (calculation of benefits, forms, DROP, or disability) please contact the Retirement Benefits Office located in the Human Resources Department at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 511, Arlington, VA 22201.  The telephone number is 703/228-3500 (press 1 when the message begins).

Cigna is providing information on a rebate the County will be receiving due to the Health Care Reform Act.  Read the FAQ's here. For more information about the rebate, retirees may contact Cigna at 1-800-844-3854 or via email at

Retirement Benefits Office Quick Links:  Membership Handbooks | Service and Early Retirement | Ordinary Disability Retirement | Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) | Retiree Information | Retiree Health Plan Forms| Pension Gold (Retiree Payment Online System) | HealthSmart Program| ACREA(Arlington County Retired Employee Association) | Retiree Link Newsletter


Retiree Payment Online System
Explore your personal retirement information online. 
Subscribe to Retirement Benefits Updates by E-mail

Please include the member's full name in the body of your message.

Read the latest issue here (PDF).
HealthSmart for Retirees
Many of the services and programs are available to retirees.
HealthSmart Wellness Survey 
Help us find out what health topics and programs are important to you.
Arlington County Retired Employee Association (ACREA) : Keep up with what is going on with your fellow retirees. Click here for more information about the organization and membership.


Retirement Benefits Office
2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 511 (Human Resources Department)
Arlington, VA 22201
(Orange Line Metro - Courthouse Station)

TEL 703-228-3500
FAX 703-228-3265
Benefits Customer Service Team


Last Modified: January 29, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611