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It’s never too early to plan for your retirement, so why not start now? In this section you will find tools and information to help you set goals and plan for a secure, comfortable life after you retire.

Retirement Kits (PDFs)

Download your tier-specific Retirement Kit and make an appointment with a NYCERS examiner to go over the content. A complete kit consists of both brochures and forms, so please be sure to download both files.

Tier 1 Retirement Kit Brochures
Retirement Kit Forms
Tier 2 Retirement Kit Brochures
Retirement Kit Forms
Tier 3 Retirement Kit Brochures
Retirement Kit Forms
Tier 4 Retirement Kit Brochures
Retirement Kit Forms

Retirement Planning Fact Sheets
5@55 Legal Checklist
Have You Signed Up for My NYCERS?
The Road to Your NYCERS Retirement

Other Useful Links

Check out these sites for information that might increase – or reduce -- your retirement benefits.

New York City Deferred Compensation Plan:
Find out how to include deferred compensation in your retirement plans. Register for a free retirement planning seminar.

New York City Employees IRA:
Some current and former NYC employees or their spouses can now open a New York City Employee IRA (NYCE IRA). Register for a free retirement planning seminar.

Office of Labor Relations Health Benefits Program:
When you start receiving a pension from NYCERS, you may be eligible for City-paid health insurance benefits.Health benefits are not offered or administered by NYCERS. Contact your employer, or find out more here.

Windfall Elimination Provision:
If you work for an employer who does not withhold Social Security taxes from your salary, such as a government agency or an employer in another country, the pension you get based on that work may reduce your Social Security Benefits.

Government Pension Offset:
If you receive a pension from a federal, state or local government based on work where you did not pay Social Security taxes,the Social Security benefit of your spouse, widow, or widower may be reduced.