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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

Retirement Department

Gary Dommermuth
Retirement Specialist
518.427.1551 x257

The filing period for retirement applications has been reduced to 15 days!


Join Our Retiree Chapter

arrowApplication - Info Packet
arrowBenefit Application - Online
arrowPayroll Dues Deduction
arrowBenefits of joining?
arrowBeneficiary PDF - Online
arrowUpdate your Contact Info
arrowLegacy Application
arrowLegacy Benefits
(For Security Services Unit employees who retired prior to NYSCOPBA or those whose Chapter membership has lapsed.)

Retiree News

Tier Information

NYPERL - Long Term Care Insurance
2015 Retiree Health Insurance Rates
Call to Action NYSCOPBA Supports Medicare Part D Reimbursement Bill S.6664/A.9369
Civil Service Publication - Welcome to the EmployeeBenefits Division
Payroll Bulletin - April 2014 Retention Payment
Retired Law Enforcement Officers Tax Benefit
Retiree Chapter Preventative Dental Plan
SAFE Act Retiree Exemptions
Life Expectancy Table
Consulation Site- Schedule Jan-June - July-Dec
Keeping Optional Life Insurance in Retirement
Deferred Compensation Health Premium Payment
Attrition- Correction Officer - Correction Sergeant
Tier VI Benefits
Tier V Benefits
Benefit Calculator

Retiree Dental/Vision

Pension and Other Payments

Dental Options
Vision- Options - Davis Vision ($100 discount)

Retiree Eyeglass Reimbursement Online Form
- Printable Form ($100 reimbursement)
$39 Glasses
-AC Contacts

Optional Preventative Dental Now Available - 2014


Retirement Arrears Payments
Limits on post-retirement earnings 
Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
OSC Tax Services

Health Insurance

Planning for Retirement

Medicare/NYSHIP Coordination
Medicare Part D- Memo - Civil Service - Flyer
NYSHIP Drug Coverage for Medicare Primary
Premium Increase - President Rowe
Prescription Co-pays
Health Insurance Rates
OSC Guide for Retirees
Retirement Guidebook
NYS OSC Web Site-
Pension Taxes by State

Disability Retirement


Heart Bill Question & Answer
Medicare Primary Part A & B enrollment
NYS Office of Temporary Disability Assistance
Social Security Administration
Survivor's Guide
NYS Comptroller
NYS Children Family Services
NYS Retirement Law
NYS Civil Service
NYS Health Plus- Family - Child
NYS Deferred Compensation

Helpful Contat Numbers

Retiree System1-866-805-0990
Civil Service1-800-833-4344
Social Security1-800-772-1213
GHI Dental1-800-947-0101
Deferred Comp.1-800-422-8463

NYS Retirement System Phone Numbers

Other Helpful Phone Numbers for Retirees   
Call Center518.474.7736Call Center866.805.0990
Fax518.402.4433Arrears (reg # ending in 00 - 49)518.474.4913
Arrears (reg # ending in 50 - 99)518.474.8542Arrears Payment518.474.2987
Beneficary Changes518.474.3186Deaths518.474,7502
Disability in Process518.474.2078Estimates518.474.5369
Excess Contributions518.474.7621Loan Overpayments518.474.7621
Loans518.474.4608Loan Information518.474.7736
Membership Applications518.474.3524Retirement in Process518.474.2608
Tier Reinstatement518.474.1926Tier Reinstatement518.474.8482
Transfer of Membership518.474.2602Withdrawal518.474.3502
Disability Pension518.474.6920Pension Checks518.474.4449
Post-retirement Employment518.474.6920Recalculations518.486.5810
Pension payroll518.474.5400Pension service518.474.7736


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