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Retirement Plan

For ERS Tier 5 Members

(Article 15)

About This Presentation

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This presentation describes the benefits available to Tier 5 members provided by the Coordinated Retirement Plan (Article 15) of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) as amended by Chapter 504, Laws of 2009. Throughout this presentation, you will find references to “Sections” and “Articles” that refer to the RSSL.

The New York State and Local Retirement System, headed by the Comptroller of the State of New York, administers this plan. Our main office is in Albany, New York.

This presentation is a general summary of membership benefits, rights and responsibilities, and is not a substitute for any New York State or federal law. For specific information about your benefits, please contact us.

© 2012, New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System VO1523 (Rev. 3/12)