Retirement Benefits

Transition of Health Benefits into Retirement

Three months before your retirement date, schedule to meet with your benefits specialist to review and prepare for the transition of your health benefits into retirement.

You may contact your benefits specialist by phone or email.

  • Benefits Phone: (414) 229-5353
  • Fax: (414) 229-4102
  • Benefits Email: benefits@uwm.edu

Benefits Specialists

Benefits Specialists are assigned according to employee last name.

Last name beginning withBenefits SpecialistEmail
A – IGail Dukesdukes@uwm.edu
J – PLoree Krausekrausell@uwm.edu
Q – ZSusan Voitcurtissf@uwm.edu

Financial Planning

The UW System and the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds provide information and assistance on the financial aspect of retirement planning. Please visit our Financial Wellness page to learn more.

Financial Wellness Main Page

Returning to Work After Retirement

  • After retiring from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) covered employer, you may consider returning to work as a “Rehired Annuitant” with a WRS covered employer. Be sure to review related provisions and any potential impacts to benefits.
  • Rehired Annuitant Overview