Mandatory Retirement

The Teachers and State Employees Retirement System (TSERS)

The Teachers and State Employees Retirement System (TSERS)

TSERS
NC Department of State Treasurer
Mandatory Retirement Plan Election Form

  • Unreduced retirement benefit at: any age with 30 years of service, age 60 with 25 years of service, and age 65 with 10 years of service (if hired on or after August 1, 2011).
  • Reduced retirement benefit at: Age 50 with 20 years of service, and age 60 with 10 years of service (if hired on or after August 1, 2011).
  • Death benefit after one year of membership service is equivalent to one year of salary, but no less than 25,000 and no more than $50,000.

Employee contributes 6%

Employer contributes 18.86%; see below for breakdown:
12.28% - Pension Accumulation Fund
6.27% - Retiree Health Plan Reserves
0.16% - Death Benefit Trust Fund
0.14% - Disability Income Plan
0.01% - Qualified Excess Benefit Arrangement
*The employer contribution for Law Enforcement Officers includes an additional 5% toward the NC401 (K) Plan.

 

UNC Optional Retirement Program

UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP)

ORP 

ORP Plan Summary

-RP Enrollment Form

Carriers: Fidelity Investments and TIAA-CREF

  • Fidelity Investments
    J.J. Connolly, CFP
    Phone: 919-937-0232
    E-Mail: jj.connolly@fmr.com
  • TIAA - CREF
    LaFreita Whitehead
    Phone: 919-687-5233
    E-Mail: lwhitehead@tiaa.org

Employee contributes 6%
Employer contributes 13.25%; see below for breakdown:
6.84% - Employer Contribution to Vendor
6.27% - Retiree Health Plan Reserves
0.14% - Disability Income Plan

UNC Phased Retirement Program

Phased Retirement Program

  • The UNC Phased Retirement Program (PRP) is designed to provide an opportunity for eligible full-time tenured faculty members to make an orderly transition to retirement through half-time service, as reflected in the PRP policy and guidelines.
  • UNC Phased Retirement Program