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Sheriffs, Undersheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Special Plan

For ERS Tier 1 and 2 Members (Article 14B: Sections 551, 552 and 553)

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This retirement plan summary describes benefits available to Tier 1 and Tier 2 sheriffs, undersheriffs and certain deputy sheriffs who elect the 25-year plan (Section 551), the additional benefits of Section 551(e), the 20-year plan (Section 552), or the additional benefits of Section 553. These benefits are provided by the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) as enacted by the New York State Legislature.

Throughout this publication, 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 these plans. Our main office is in Albany, New York.

This publication 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.

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