Upcoming Pre-Retirement Seminars

2023 Pre-Retirement Seminars


The pre-retirement workshops will be conducted in a "hybrid" method with people being able to attend in-person or virtually.  There is seating available for the first 24 people who want to attend the workshop in-person.  Other members may join virtually (limited to 100 people).  


When you register for the workshop, all registrants will receive a link for the virtual meeting, however, if you indicated your preference to attend in-person you will receive a separate confirmation that your seat has been reserved if space is available.  In-person attendees should plan to be at the ERS's Offices at 789 N. Water Street, 4th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 10 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.  Limited street parking is available, and there are two paid parking garages close to the ERS's office (details will be provided in the confirmation email).

There will be four virtual workshops for General City, which start at 8:00am on the dates below and last about 4 hours:

  • Friday 2/24  
  • Friday 6/9  Register (IN PERSON IS FULL, but you can still sign up to attend remotely)
  • Friday 8/11
  • Friday 11/17 


There will be two each for the Milwaukee Fire Department and the Milwaukee Police Department. which start at 9:00am on the dates below and last about 3 hours:

  • Friday 5/12 – Police  Register
  • Friday 5/19 – Fire     Register
  • Friday 10/13 – Police
  • Friday 10/20 – Fire  


The areas that are covered are Retirement Readiness, Pension, Retiree Health Insurance, Retiree Life Insurance, Social Security and Medicare, and Deferred Compensation.  Those that sign up and attend (either in-person or remotely) will receive 10 Healthy Rewards points.