13. What effect does Social Security have on my benefit?
SERS Tier I, Plan B members’ benefits are reduced at the time that they reach full retirement age under social security provisions or upon their receipt of social security disability benefits whichever is earlier.
Non-disability benefits for retired members of SERS Tier I, Plan A and Plan C, SERS Tier II and SERS Tier IIA are not affected by the members’ receipt of social security benefits.
Special rules apply to SERS members’ receiving benefits under SERS disability provisions. Any questions concerning the affect of social security on a member’s receipt of SERS diability benefits should be directed to the Division’s Investigations and Recovery Unit at 860-702-3525.
PJERS members’ benefits are not affected by their receipt of social security benefits.