105 Best Retirement Messages For Coworker and Colleague – Farewell Messages

Retirement Wishes for Coworkers: When one reaches a certain stage they normally decide to retire. In this case, you have a coworker who has reached the age of retirement. Wishing you endless days with your friends and family. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. Congratulations on your retirement! Congrats, you’re now your boss! You’ve inspired me to always stay passionate.

Best Retirement Messages For Coworker and Colleague Farewell Messages

A colleague like you is irreplaceable. When you’re writing a message to your retiree, your message can be as short or as long as you want it to be, remember to keep it sincere and remind your retiree of the impact they’ve had on you. Whether you are writing a retirement message to a coworker, friend, or family member, we’d love to help you celebrate your retirement!

1:) Retirement signals the end of working for someone else and the start of living for yourself. Congratulations.

2:) “To me, retirement means doing what you have fun doing.” – Dick Van Dyke

3:) Your presence in the office will be deeply missed. You were a constant source of encouragement and guidance that helped me and many others thrive in our competitive environment.

4:) Planning for retirement is like planning your first-ever date. No matter how meticulously you plan, nothing will happen according to plan but you’ll still love it. Congratulations.

5:) Your new KPIs are relaxation investment and happiness return. Happy retirement!

6:) We will miss your wisdom and experience, but most of all, we will miss the encouragement you have given us. We wish you the happiest of retirements.

7:) Best retirement wishes to a wonderful boss. I hope you enjoy some rest after an amazing career.

8:) Thank you for always supporting our team with your constant positivity and encouragement. We will miss you!

Happy Retirement Wishes for an Outstanding Coworker

9:) Cheers to your second act! May it be even more fantastic than the first.

10:) Thank you for consistently being a hard worker, a helpful coworker, and a terrific friend. Now go ahead and unwind and relax!

11:) Congratulations on having a new boss. I hope your wife doesn’t give you lots of assignments. All the best for the future. Happy retirement!

12:) What do you call a person who is happy on Monday? Retired. Congratulations!

13:) I feel lucky that I got a chance to work with you for a short time. Have a great retirement!

14:) I hope you experience all the adventures you want to have after retirement and hope you enjoy every part of your life. Miss you.

15:) “You’re a wonderful friend and the best travel mate! For decades, you’ve been getting people together for trips around the U.S. and the world. One of my favorite memories was the trip to Stockholm you organized for the dead of winter. Our last night you booked us a dinner at a traditional Viking restaurant and we had an amazing time — the host announced our arrival to everyone at the restaurant and all the people in the restaurant got on top of their tables and cheered their glasses at us. I don’t know how you manage to find these unique places, but I’m glad I’ve been lucky to have been able to be there when you have. Congratulations on your retirement and on your many adventures to come!”

16:) Retirement can be enjoyed only when it happens at the right time. Retiring too soon can rust the mind while retiring too late can rust the body. Congratulations on retiring at the perfect time.

17:) You’re not truly retired – [insert hobby, e.g., golfing or knitting] is a full-time job! Wishing you all the best in this new chapter of your life.

18:) A life is free of daily traffic jams and mountains of paperwork. My honorable boss, welcome to that rosy life. Congratulations on your retirement!

Happy Retirement Wishes Messages Quotes

19:) While I’m sad to see one of the best people who worked at this office go, I wish you all the best in your retirement.

20:) “The joy of retirement comes in those everyday pursuits that embrace the joy of life; to experience daily the freedom to invest one’s life-long knowledge for the betterment of others; and, to allocate time to pursuits that only received, in years of working, a fleeting moment.” – Byron Pulsifer

21:) Your hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed. You’ve earned a restful retirement.

22:) I envy you so much because you will be able to enjoy your morning sleep from now on. Congratulations on your retirement.

23:) Goodbye tension, hello pension!

24:) Congratulations on retiring. Your perks include taking naps during work hours and staying at home on weekdays. Enjoy this endless freedom.

25:) Best wishes as you head into this new chapter. You deserve all the peace and happiness during retirement.

26:) Enjoy this next chapter knowing that you put in tons of hard work and sacrifice building a successful company.

27:) Retirement is an everlasting vacation, so enjoy it! Congrats!

28:) Though we are reluctant to let go of you, one positive thing comes with your retirement. You will do no work, yet you won’t have to sweat over missed deadlines! Happy resting.

29:) “Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials – much to live on and much to live for.” – Author Unknown

30:) You’ve worked hard, now it’s time to party!

31:) Retirement is the only thing that will make you realize how you wasted all these years trying to be mature when you can get back to being a child at the end of it all. Have fun.

32:) Friends never leave but live in the heart and mind. So this retirement is not a goodbye, but a see you soon. I will miss you, pal.

33:) Now you get a new boss who knows about your true work ethic, organizational skills, and excuses. Spouses make the toughest bosses. Good luck!

34:) Pre-retirement means 9 to 5 under your boss. Post-retirement means 9 to 5 under your wife. Farewell.

35:) Congratulations on your retirement – we’re so excited to see you have some time to enjoy and relax after all that hard work!

36:) Wishing you a wonderful retirement. Enjoy this new chapter of your life, and we hope it’s filled with good health, relaxation, and fun!

37:) It has been a privilege to work with someone so passionate. I’ve only worked with you for a short time, but it’s undeniable that your passion has positively influenced our business.

38:) I hope retired life is full of fun and relaxation – you deserve it!

39:) From now on, your KPIs are relaxation investment and happiness return – enjoy!

40:) Thanks for being a spirited professional, a helpful coworker, and a great friend. Now go and relax!

41:) “There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” –Bill Waterson

42:) Heartiest congratulations. Wish you to start a new life without worries and full of happiness. Start everything from zero!

43:) We want you to know that we’re surely going to miss you here at work. Too bad the feeling isn’t mutual! Enjoy your retirement!

44:) Freedom is equivalent to retirement. I hope you enjoy doing the things you previously didn’t have time for. Congratulations on your retirement!

45:) Remember 9 a.m. meetings and reports? Well, now’s your chance to stop remembering them. Just forget all about them! Happy retirement!

46:) Have an amazing retirement.

47:) “Retirement is not the end of the road. It is the beginning of the open highway.” – Author Unknown

48:) We’ll remember the fantastic work you did for this company. We appreciate your time and dedication. Congratulations on your retirement.

49:) Thank you for all of your hard work. We will miss you! Happy retirement!

50:) Today you leave the office for a relaxing time with your family. I hope you get all the peace you desire.

51:) Retirement – the only real excuse you’ll ever have to spend your entire life’s savings. Have fun.

52:) You have put so much effort into your work, and we appreciate it. We will miss you, but you deserve this lifetime rest.

53:) “Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

54:) The feeling of retiring is like becoming a child again, waiting to go home to open that box of candies you secretly saved to relish on a special day. Happy retirement.

55:) Without you, the workplace would be empty. Now everything will not be the same as before. We will miss you every day.

56:) I’m so happy to see you retire with so many wonderful years left to be enjoyed!

57:) Congratulations and happy retirement.

58:) I’ll miss seeing you at the office every day, but you deserve all the best in retirement.

59:) It’s time to quit your day job for good! Follow your passion and enjoy the fruits of your work. Congratulations and cheers to your new beginning – you’re off to a fantastic start!

60:) Goodbye tension and hello pension! Congratulations from all of us to one well-deserving retiree.

61:) Congratulations, you’re now your boss! We hope you have a very happy retirement!

62:) Do you think that life after retirement is an adventure? Well, it is if you count trekking out of bed, climbing atop sofas, and diving into takeaways. Have fun.

63:) You have reached an incredible level of freedom. No more daily commutes and no more waking up so early. Can we trade places?

64:) A leader will always be a leader, even in retirement. I wish you the best as you begin this new chapter of your life.

65:) I can’t believe you’re retiring! Congratulations to you!

66:) Welcome to retirement, where every day feels like the weekend, and soon you’ll forget what day it is!

67:) Congratulations on never calling for sick leave again. Happy retirement!

68:) Best wishes for your retirement. I wish you a blessed life during the days of rest and leisure.

69:) You’ll be missed!

70:) It’s time to embrace your future and reflect on your past. I know you are happy with what you did with your life. I’m happy for you as well. May this new chapter of your life be full of wonderful surprises!

71:) You put in tons of long hours at the office – now it’s time to put in some effort enjoying the fruits of your labor. Happy retirement!

72:) You’ve worked hard to climb this mountain, and now that you’ve reached the top, you finally get to enjoy the view! Congratulations on your retirement, and I wish you beautiful new vistas!

73:) May your retirement years be full of fun, family, and rest.

74:) Now relaxing can be your full-time job! Enjoy this next stage of life.

75:) I enjoyed working with you all these years.

76:) A significant part of your life has ended; we will miss you at work, and I wish you all the best.

77:) Another chapter has come to an end. But you have plenty of new chapters to come. You have to be proud of yourself for working so hard for all these years, and now it’s time for you to enjoy your free time.

78:) It’s been a pleasure working with you, and it’s an honor to help you celebrate your retirement. Congratulations!

79:) You’ve always worked so hard at the office; now it’s time to relax and enjoy your retirement. Good luck and farewell.

80:) Happy retirement! Enjoy your well-deserved time off.

81:) Retirement means starting a new life, planning for your dreams, and doing things you never thought to do. This life is full of surprises and fun, so never let the time go and make the best use of the time. Wish you a great retirement.

82:) If you put as much effort into enjoying retirement as you have at this company, it’s sure to be a success!

83:) “Don’t act your age in retirement. Act like the inner young person you have always been.” – J. A. West

84:) You have been doing one job tremendously well lately– brightening the office mood with your interesting encounters. Methinks you should write a book on your adventures, especially now when you have all the time!

85:) Ready for the early bird special?

86:) Congrats to the retiree! I hope you have an awesome retirement!

87:) You’ve worked exceptionally hard throughout your career – now the fun begins!

88:) Retirement is the world’s longest coffee break. Enjoy your coffee!

89:) You have left a good legacy of a commendable work ethic and excellent service. We hope that you will continue to impact society with your great enthusiasm.

90:) Your retirement means that you got promoted to one of the best roles in your life. Congratulations.

91:) I’m so happy for you as you head into this next chapter – have the best retirement years!

92:) The fact that I will not see your smiling face every day makes me sad but I know you deserve all the great things in life. Enjoy your retirement to the fullest.

93:) You’ve been promoted to the retirement stage of your life! Congrats!

94:) Congratulations! Enjoy your well-deserved retirement!

95:) I hope you enjoy a new life full of adventures, rest, and loved ones during this next chapter of retirement.

96:) I hope you will now enjoy all the discounts for a senior citizen. Enjoy your retirement like a pro. Have fun and be happy – you deserve it.

97:) “Congratulations on your retirement, Joe! You’re my brother-in-law, but I’ve always thought of you as a brother. You’ve always been dedicated to your job and I know you will be missed by your teammates. Happy retirement!”

98:) You’ll be missed around the office, so make the most of these years.

99:) It can be difficult to find appropriate words of appreciation for someone as outstanding as you. Thank you for always being available when we needed you. Congratulations on your retirement, dear boss!

100:) Happy retirement to a great boss! Enjoy this well-deserved time to focus on yourself and your family.

101:) Happy Retirement! May your new journey after retirement take you to your desired destination.

102:) All your life you wondered why you tolerated an annoying boss and put up with irritating colleagues – retirement is the answer. Congratulations.

103:) Congratulations on your retirement. Without your leadership, the department will never be the same. You will be missed.

104:) Congratulations on gaining two new best friends upon your retirement. Their names are Bed and Couch. You will be hanging out with them a lot.

105:) Are you sure you’re old enough to retire? I doubt it. Congratulations!

The employer and the employee’s colleagues use the retirement event as one last opportunity to express care and appreciation for a valued coworker. As a consequence, employers and coworkers, who know not what the future brings, want to wish the retiring employee a happy retirement.

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