Sheriffs, Undersheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Special Plan for ERS Tier 3, 4, 5 and 6 Members

(Article 14B: Sections 551, 552 and 553)

Additional Benefits Under the 25-Year Plan

(Section 551[e])

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Additional Credit for Sheriff Service

If your employer adopted Section 551(e), you may receive additional retirement benefits for each year of creditable sheriff service over 25 years.

This benefit provides an additional 1.66 percent of your Final Average Salary (FAS) for each completed year of creditable sheriff service over 25, up to a maximum of 15 years. Your total benefit cannot exceed three-quarters (75 percent) of your FAS.

Additional Credit for any Allowable Service

If your employer adopted this benefit, on completion of 25 years of sheriff service, you may receive additional retirement benefits for any service performed before your sheriff service.

This benefit provides an additional 1.66 percent of your FAS for each completed year of creditable service over 25, up to a maximum of 15 years. Your total benefit cannot exceed three-quarters (75 percent) of your FAS.