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For ERS Tier 3, 5 and 6 Members (Article 14-CO)

Tier Status

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

If you joined the Employees’ Retirement System:

  • July 27, 1976, through December 31, 2009, you are a Tier 3 member.
  • January 1, 2010, through March 31, 2012, you are a Tier 5 member.
  • April 1, 2012 or after, you are a Tier 6 member.

There is no Tier 4 under this retirement plan.