Welcome to PBGC! Since 1974, we’ve protected retirement security and the retirement incomes of over 34 million American workers, retirees, and their families in private sector defined benefit pension plans. If you are here, chances are, you’re either new to PBGC or received a letter from us. Rest assured, we’re committed to helping our customers during this important time. We’re passionate about delivering the highest level of customer service, providing financial support, ensuring our information is accurate and up-to-date, and protecting your information. We’re passionate about securing your tomorrow, today.
Learn about governance and operating policies, including our customer service pledge and small business commitment.
We protect the retirement incomes of over 34 million American workers. Learn more about us and our mission.
Welcome! Interested in learning more about PBGC? If you are new PBGC customer, you will find your welcome resources here.
Do you have questions about PBGC? Visit our FAQs page for information about pension benefits, employer programs, MyPAA, Plan Funding and more.
Learn how you can play an important role in protecting America's pensions. Our staff includes accountants, actuaries, attorneys, auditors, and more.
Discover important PBGC data sets and information about how the American public can provide input to make PBGC even better and more engaging.
Read PBGC's Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Reports, Congressional Budget Justification, IG audits, Performance Measures, and other reports.
PBGC receives no funds from general tax revenues, but rather collects insurance premiums paid by plan sponsors and other sources.