Welcome Retirees!


We hope you find this site useful with quick access to vital information for managing your retirement lifestyle. In the future you will find important announcements and updates affecting City of Phoenix Retirees here on this page. If there is something you would like to see, or comments you would like to make, feel free to contact a board member by email or telephone.






  • The link to the Retiree Benefits Guide and the information to COPERS is: https://www.phoenix.gov/copers/retirees
  • Please check the mailing label on this Chronicle for the “Dues Paid Thru:” year. If the “Dues Paid Thru:” year is “2018”, this will be your last newsletter, please renew your COPRA membership NOW! As a retiree, it is important that you stay abreast of events happening in the City that may have an impact on your benefits and the retirement fund. As our motto on the front page of the Chronicle says, “Membership is Our Strength.” COPRA membership dues are $12.00 a year for all members or $50 for 5 years. See the Membership tab on this page.



  • THE 2020 ANNUAL OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD IS AMLOST HERE! Obtain open enrollment details along with other important information in the October 2019 issue of the COPRA Chronicle. Click here – Click here for for the October Chronicle.
  • Open Benefits Enrollment is scheduled between October 21, 2019 and November 8, 2019.
  • The COPRA Board will be “seeking” new Board of Director members from now through October 11, 2019. COPRA is an important organization that is always working diligently to develop, promote and carry out activities for the benefit of COPRA members and ALL City of Phoenix retirees. Many of the improvements and protections of pensions and other benefits have come through the efforts of COPRA. If you feel you are the kind of person that can make a difference, consider submitting your name to run as a candidate for the COPRA Board!. There are 12 elected positions on the Board, each serving a two-year term. Elections are staggered with five to six Board positions coming up for election each year. Candidate biographies and ballots will be included in the November issue of the COPRA Chronicle with the actual election taking place at the Friday, December 6, 2019 Holiday Party and Membership Meeting. If you are interested and would like to discuss becoming a member of the COPRA Board of Directors, please contact Kathy Wenger at 602-550-4390 or email her at kjw7833@msn.com no later than October 11, 2019.
  • The Annual Holiday Party and Membership Meeting will take place on Friday, December 6, 2019, at 11:30 AM at the Washington Activity Center 2240 West Citrus Way, Phoenix, AZ 85015



Membership Is Our Strength

Congratulations on your retirement from the City of Phoenix. The City of Phoenix Retirees™ Association (COPRA) Board would like to personally invite and encourage your participation in COPRA. As you may know, the COPRA board works diligently to develop, promote, and carry out activities for the benefit of retired City of Phoenix employees. Many improvements and protections of our pensions and other retirement benefits have come through the efforts of COPRA, a tireless advocate for City of Phoenix retirees. Come join us.