Retirement Ready Seminars 2020

The Baltimore City Employees’ Retirement Systems (ERS) will conduct monthly Retirement Ready Seminars (RRS) targeted to employees with fifteen or more years of ERS membership service. The ERS staff will conduct the RRS on the third Wednesday, during eight months of 2020.  Each session will start at 9:00 a.m. and end approximately 3:00 p.m. No seminars will be conducted for the months of July, August, November, or December.

The seminars are designed to provide City employees with timely and accurate information about their retirement benefits including, but not limited to: retirement eligibility requirements, retirement application process, disability and death benefits, military time, transfer time, beneficiary designation, etc.  Additionally, information about Social Security benefits, retirement savings options, health care upon retirement, living wills, power-of-attorney and estate planning will also be discussed.


The Schedule for RRS is as follows:

(Sessions will be held at 7 E. Redwood Street, 11th Floor Conference Room)

February 19, 2020 

March 18, 2020        

April 15, 2020 

May 20, 2020    

June 17, 2020     

September 16, 2020                                                                                   

October 21, 2020


The Office of the Labor Commissioner is authorizing one day of permission leave for employees to attend one seminar. Any employee who wishes to attend a seminar must submit a request to the immediate supervisor at least two weeks in advance. The request may be denied for operational reasons. Contact ERS for questions or to schedule an appointment:  443-984-3200.


National Retirement Security Week – October 2020.  The Retirement Savings Plan will be sending out information in September, or early October, regarding events during NRSW.