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How to Order Retirement Guides

You can request printed copies of any of our retirement guides for yourself or your agency. See pricing information below.

Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission


Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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PERAC Retirement Guides offer guidance to Massachusetts public employees, retirees, survivors, and beneficiaries on the benefits available to them.  These guides may be downloaded for free from our website or you may request single copies from your retirement system

You may also order printed copies directly from our vendor, Commonwealth Print Services.

The Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission publishes five retirement guides. All the guides can be ordered through CPS. Payment can be made by check only made out to Commonwealth Print Services.

Public Employee Guide

Disability Retirement

Survivor Benefits

Fees for How to Order Retirement Guides

Name Fee Unit
Single guide, shipping included $3.50 each
10 - 50 guides, plus shipping $1.95 each
51 -100 guides, shipping additional $1.85 each
101 - 400 guides, shipping additional $1.75 each
Over 400, call for estimate please call

How to order How to Order Retirement Guides

The best way to get your order in is to contact Commonwealth Print Services with your order request. You can email them at

Telephone: 617-720-3340

Fax: 617-727-6232

Commonwealth Print Services, in the McCormack Building at the bottom of the escalator
Room P-11, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108

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