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A defined benefit plan that uses preset formulas to determine your pension benefits.
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The mandatory retirement plan for most City of Baltimore (civilian) and certain Baltimore City Public School employees.
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The City of Baltimore’s supplemental, voluntary retirement plan for accumulating additional retirement savings.
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A retirement plan covering the Baltimore City Mayor, the Comptroller, and the President and members of the City Council.
learn more Elected Officials’ Retirement System (EOS)

The BCERS Has Multiple plans to Benefit Our Retirees

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Spring Webinar Series

    Join the City of Baltimore Retirement Savings Plan and Nationwide for a Spring Webinar Series to get valuable information on how to prepare for your financial future. Please register using the links below. If you’ve any questions, please contact the retirement office at 443-984-2389. Date Time Seminar Title Description Registration April 7, 2021 11:30am-12:30pm Basics

    March 17, 2021
  • In Memory of Frank B. Coakley

    The Employees’ Retirement System is sad to share news of the death of Fire & Police Board Trustee Frank B. Coakley. Throughout his life, Frank Coakley served the City of Baltimore and the State of Maryland with distinction and honor. Frank first served as a Mayoral appointee to the F&P Board of Trustees from 1992-2000.

    February 25, 2021
  • Retiree COLA 2021

    Please see below for important information about the 2021 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) ERS – COLA is 1.50% for participants in pay status under age 65 and 2.00% for participants in pay status age 65 and over. Eligible retired members and beneficiaries with a retirement date on or before June 30, 2019 will receive the minimum

    November 12, 2020

Announcements

WELCOME TO THE BALTIMORE CITY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM

The Baltimore City Employees’ Retirement System encompasses the Employees’ Retirement System, the Elected Officials Retirement Systmen, the Retirement Savings Plan and the Deferred Compensation Plan for regular and permanent employees in the general administrative service of the City and certain non-teacher employees of the the Baltimore City Public School System.

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