Welcome to the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System (“HMEPS”) retirement
benefit calculator. This benefit calculator will allow you to enter information
to calculate a projection of your HMEPS retirement benefits. This is not an
official HMEPS estimate.
HMEPS provides this benefit calculator as part of our ongoing efforts to
increase member's awareness of their pension benefits and the importance of
those benefits to their future. You can use the benefit calculator to calculate
approximate pension benefits you may receive from HMEPS under different
scenarios depending on information you provide. This will allow you to
calculate your benefits more than once to determine the effect of retiring on
different dates, with different salaries, and/or with different amounts of
Also, the benefit calculator does not validate eligibility for a benefit at
this time. In order to be eligible for a retirement benefit, you must have at
least five years of credited service in HMEPS and timely apply for your
As you use the benefit
calculator, be sure to check out the Quick Tip () information on
the screen. These Quick Tips provide information on completing your estimate,
helpful hints, and brief explanations of some terms you may not be familiar
with. As you move through the questions, the Quick Tips can help you determine
the most appropriate information to add to the benefit calculator. Please
note that the Quick Tips are written in nontechnical language, and
that in the event of any conflict with Article 6243h, Tex. Rev. Civ. Stat.
as amended (Statute), the Statute shall prevail.
This Calculator provides estimates based on participation in one group
(Group A, Group B, or Group D) during your period of service.
This calculator is intended for use by members (active employees). If you are a
former member or deferred participant, this calculator should not be used to
NOTE: The estimates you receive from the benefit calculator are not
those of HMEPS. The estimator provides an approximate computation of your
benefits for personal use only. The estimates provided are not based on
official HMEPS or City of Houston data, but rather on information you supply.
Therefore, HMEPS will not provide any benefit based on the use or results of
this benefit estimator.