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Global Outage Alert

BERS is experiencing a global outage and is working to fix the issue.

GLOBAL OUTAGE ALERT

    We are sorry,  BERS is experincing a global outage due to a security update. We are working to fix this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. 

Auto-enrollment will start on October 1st.
AUTO-ENROLLMENT

    You get to extend the fun in your retirement years when you choose to become a member of the BERS pension plan. 

    Want to skip the delay? You can join today! Or... you can sit back and we'll take care of everything for you.

    Qualifying members will be auto-enrolled in BERS on October 1st.

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BERS DocUpload

Send your documents through the BERS DocUpload link.

NEW DOCUPLOAD LINK

    We will no longer accept documents
    sent by email.

    You must submit your documents through the new BERS DocUpload webpage.

    1 - Go to the Member Services tab.

    2 - Click the button which matches your status - Active Member, Retiree, Beneficiary, or New to BERS.

    3 - Select Upload a form and follow through the link in the page.


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Updated Member Services webpages

New Active Member, Retiree, Beneficiary, and New to BERS webpages.

NEW WEBSITE FEATURES

    Check out our new Active Member, Retiree, Beneficiary, and New to BERS webpages.

    Everything that pertains to your BERS journey in one convenient place.

    You will spend less time hunting for what you need on the website and more time enjoying the webpages we created just for you.



    BERS | Securing your financial future today.

Statements are online

STATEMENT INFORMATION

    STATEMENTS ARE ONLINE


    No more waiting on the post office to deliver your statements. View them through your Member Self Service (MSS) portal.

    To register for an MSS account, visit the BERS Walk In Center at 65 Court Street, 1st Fl. You must also bring a valid State or Federal issues ID in order to register.

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Pension Payroll Calendar Dates for 2024


Welcome to the NYC Board of Education Retirement System

The Board of Education Retirement System of the City of New York is pleased to present you with this educational and informational resource. The site is designed to provide prospective, active and retired members with essential information about their retirement system.

We encourage you to explore the site and take advantage of the valuable data available regarding your retirement plan and available benefits. Please take the opportunity to learn more about the retirement system and how we can assist you in planning a successful retirement.

Board of Education Retirement System Website Accessibility Statement

Members Account Access

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Member Account


Contact BERS

CALL CENTER HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

(929) 305-3800 or (800) 843-5575 (outside New York State).
Fax:
(718) 935-3830 or (718) 935-4124.


E-mail BERS using this form.