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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 7 Stops on the Road to Retirement.

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.

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.

Form 543

Request to Change or Correct Retirement Date
Form #543

If you previously filed a Service Retirement Application with NYCERS, you may change your retirement date by filing this form with NYCERS up to the day before your effective retirement date. If your request is received on or after your retirement date, it is denied.

Note: You cannot change your retirement date if you are already receiving your pension from NYCERS.

Form 290

Change of Address
Form #290

Submit this form if you wish to change the address that NYCERS has on file for you.

Members and pensioners with a MyNYCERS account and a registered PIN can change their address online instead of submitting this paper form.