Welcome to PBGC! Since 1974, we’ve protected retirement security and the retirement incomes of over 33 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.
Who We Are
We protect the retirement incomes of over 33 million American workers. Learn more about us and our mission.
New to PBGC
Welcome! Interested in learning more about PBGC? If you are new PBGC customer, you will find your welcome resources here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about PBGC? Visit our FAQs page for information about pension benefits, employer programs, MyPAA, Plan Funding and more.
Jobs at PBGC
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.
Budget And Planning
Read PBGC's Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Reports, Congressional Budget Justification, IG audits, Performance Measures, and other reports.
How PBGC Operates
PBGC collects insurance premiums paid by plan sponsors and other sources.