Tier 3

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Tier 3 Summary Plan Description (SPD)


This booklet is called a Tier 3 Summary Plan Description or SPD for short. It is published by the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), and is intended to summarize all of the provisions relating to retirement plans, programs and other benefits offered to members who are employed in the Uniformed-Force of the New York City Department of Correction, who became members on or after July 27, 1976. Laws affecting your pension tier or plan can be enacted in any given year, which may result in possible inaccuracies within this SPD.

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.