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A Message From Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
About Your Membership
--Retirement System Membership
--Tier Status
--Contributing Toward Your Retirement
--Becoming Eligible for a Benefit
--Ending Your Membership
Service Credit
--Full- and Part-Time Service Credit
--Leaves of Absence
--Creditable Service
--Credit for Previous Public Employment or Military Service
--Applying for Previous or Military Service Credit
--Additional Service Credit for Sick Leave (Section 41[j])
Final Average Salary
Service Retirement Benefit
--25-Year Retirement Benefit
--20-Year Retirement Benefit
--Additional Benefits Under the 20-Year Plan
--Additional Benefits Under the 25-Year Plan
Choosing a Payment Option
--Receiving Your Benefit and Filing Your Option Election
--Available Options
Partial Lump Sum Payment
Items That May Affect Your Pension
--Borrowing Against Your Contributions
--Cost-of-Living Adjustment
Vested Retirement Benefit
Disability Retirement Benefits
--Ordinary Disability
--Performance of Duty Disability
--Accidental Disability
--Special Disability Benefits
Death Benefits
--Ordinary Death Benefit
--Accidental Death Benefit
World Trade Center Presumption
Receiving Your Benefits
--Applying for Benefits
--Challenging a Determination
Stay Informed
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