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Thomas P. DiNapoli

State Police Plan

For PFRS Tier 2, 5 and 6 Members

(Section 381-b)

Tier Status

When you join the Retirement System, you are assigned to a tier depending on your date of membership.

You are in: If you joined:
*Members covered by the State Police retirement plan who joined from July 1, 2009 through January 8, 2010 are covered by Article 14 benefits and should refer to the publication describing those benefits on our website.
Tier 1 Before July 31, 1973
Tier 2 July 31, 1973 through June 30, 2009
Tier 3 July 1, 2009 through January 8, 2010*
Tier 5 January 9, 2010 through March 31, 2012
Tier 6 April 1, 2012 or after

There is no Tier 4 in the New York State and Local Police and Fire Retirement System.

As of March 31, 2015, there were no remaining active Tier 1 members in this plan. If you are a Tier 1 member and you have questions about your retirement benefits, please email us by using our secure contact form, or call us toll-free at 1-866-805-0990 (518-474-7736 in the Albany, New York area).