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.
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.