Public Employees' Retirement System [PERS]
The PERS (Public Employees' Retirement System) is a pension program whose contributions are federally tax deferred. The current contribution rate is 7.06%. All non-certified personnel working 32 hours or more per week in a position covered by Social Security, and with an annual salary of $7,700.00 or more are required to enroll as a condition of employment.
In addition there is a Group Term Life Insurance Policy with a contributory rate of .005%.
Enrollment is automatic; however, you must complete your designation of Beneficiary form on-line with the Division of Pensions and Benefits.
Questions concerning pension benefits and/or retirement should refer to the pension manual on the web at www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions or contact client services at 609-292-7524 or Division of Pensions and Benefits, P. 0.
Box 295, Trenton, NJ 08625-0295.
- New Jersey Division of Pension & Benefits Enrollment Application [Form 4a]
- Report of Transfer/Multiple Enrollment [Form 3]
- Application of Interfund Transfer
- Member Benefits Online System [MBOS]
*Completed forms should be submitted to Colleen DeStasi in the Business Office.