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These documents offer an in depth look at the policies and provisions that are applicable to your Tier and Plan. Click on the appropriate link below to read about your NYCERS' benefits. The documents are available in Adobe® AcrobatTM (.pdf) format.

Tier 1 SPD (Plan A & B)
Tier 1 SPD Updates Revised 8/15

Tier 2 SPD (Plan C, Plan D and Plan CPP-I)
Tier 2 SPD Updates Revised 10/15

Tier 3 SPD (Dept. of Corrections)
Tier 3 SPD Updates Revised 8/15

Read our Tier 4 62/5 Summary Plan Description (SPD) booklet (revised October 2015) and updates -- a comprehensive guide to the basic Tier 4 retirement plan. Tier 4 members who are participants in special retirement plans should read this SPD booklet together with the brochure for their special retirement plan.

We appreciate your patience as we develop a comprehensive Tier 6 Summary Plan Description. In the meantime, please see the Tier 6 Plan Brochures and Fact Sheets on our Forms and Brochures page for detailed information on the obligations and benefits of the Tier 6 plans.