Each month, you contribute to your ERS retirement account through payroll deductions. Participation in the program is mandatory. The State contributes an additional amount to your account. Even one day worked within a month will equal one month of service credit.
ERS manages and invests your account. Your money currently earns 5% interest each year. Sign into your account and click Account Balance Summary to see your account information.
View your first retirement date and payment options.
Explains when you qualify for benefits in retirement and benefits for your beneficiaries.
Retire in 3 easy steps.
ERS administers retirement benefits for state agency employees.
Note: Retirement eligibility rules for those newly hired after Sept. 1, 2009.
ERS participates in the Proportionate Retirement Program (PRP).
Allows you to combine service credit from two or more retirement systems.
ERS administers retirement benefits for state law enforcement employees;
The supplement rewards officers with 20 or more years of CPO/CO service.
ERS also administers retirement benefits for eligible justices, judges or commissioners of specified courts in the State.
ERS administers disability retirement benefits. Types of disability retirement:
Benefits are available to those that qualify.
ERS administers retirement benefits for elected state officials (ESOs) and other eligible officials.
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