Most Requested


Most Requested

The tabs below contain the 20 most requested forms and other documents for each category. If the document you want is not here, search by keyword or browse by your membership status (New Employee, Active Member, Retiree, Beneficiary).


Agency-to-Agency Transfer Notification
Form #233

This form is to be completed by any agency to notify NYCERS when a new employee who is ALREADY a NYCERS member has transferred from (1) any NYC agency; (2) NYC Transit or MTA Bridges and Tunnels; (3) any facility of the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation; or (4) any campus of the City University of New York.

Brochure 926

Retirement Options – Tier 4 and Tier 6 Basic and Special Plan
Brochure #926

This brochure describes the retirement options for Tier 4 and Tier 6 Basic and Special Plan members. By selecting an option, you accept a reduced lifetime retirement allowance in exchange for the payment of a benefit to your designated beneficiary upon your death. If you do not select an option, you will be awarded the Maximum Retirement Allowance. Be sure you understand each option before you submit your retirement forms.

Brochure 908

Leaving City Service – Tiers 3, 4, 6 and 22-Year Plans
Brochure #908

Learn about the rights and options available to you after leaving City service. Many options are time-sensitive; we encourage you to read this brochure prior to leaving City service.

Attention Non-Members: You may want to join NYCERS before leaving City service. By becoming a NYCERS member, you preserve your right to membership in the current tier. This may be beneficial if you return to public service in New York City or New York State in the future.

Brochure 918

Correction Officer 20-Year Retirement Plan
Brochure #918

This brochure describes the benefits of the Correction Officer 20-Year Retirement Plan (CO-20 Plan). The CO-20 Plan is available ONLY to NYCERS members employed by the NYC Department of Correction in a Correction Officer Title below the rank of Captain (COT) for the first time prior to October 19, 2004.

Fact Sheet 716

The Road to Your NYCERS Retirement
Fact Sheet #716

Retiring from your City job is an important step and the beginning of an exciting time in your life! On a practical note, it’s a process that will take at least a few months to complete and can go more smoothly if you fully understand what to do and what to expect. Here at a glance are your 6 Stops on the Road to Retirement.

Fact Sheet 726

5@55 Legal Checklist
Fact Sheet #726

A key part of retirement planning is to make sure you are prepared for the health and legal needs you may face. Here is a handy checklist to help you complete five key documents you need by age 55, but no later than retirement.

Fact Sheet 712

Physically Taxing Titles
Fact Sheet #712

Information for Chapter 96 members employed in a physically taxing title. Use this fact sheet together with the brochure describing your Chapter 96 Plan for a complete understanding of your benefits and obligations. This fact sheet includes the Official List of Physically Taxing Positions.

Fact Sheet 725

Personal Service Income
Fact Sheet #725

Tier 3, Tier 4 and Tier 6 disability retirees are required each year to report any earnings from the public or private sector (Personal Service Income). This fact sheet provides answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Personal Service Income.