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Get to know your Defined Benefit Supplement: Part 2, Receiving your funds

Your Defined Benefit Supplement Program account is a savings account you have in addition to your Defined Benefit Program account. You generally have three choices for receiving your Defined Benefit Supplement account funds. An annuity payment, a lump sum or a combination of an annuity payment and a lump sum.

Check your Defined Benefit Supplement account balance on your annual Retirement Progress Report by logging into

Additional information also can be found in the CalSTRS Member Handbook.