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NOTICE: The Norfolk Employees’ Retirement System will be closed on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. to attend the Department of Finance Retreat.

1099-R Tax Form
The 1099-R tax forms for calendar year 2018 were mailed to your address on file prior to January 31, 2019.

NERS “KNOW 2 ASK” Series
Basic information needed to empower you to ask important retirement-related questions.  Knowing who and what to ask is the key.

• Losing a Loved One: A Guide For Those Left Behind View Printer Friendly
• Applying for Retirement: A Guide to DROP View Printer Friendly
• Applying for Retirement: A Guide to Optional Allowances View Printer Friendly
• Understanding Retirement: A Guide to Benefit Calculation View Printer Friendly
• Applying for Retirement: A Guide to Active Service   Retirements View Printer Friendly
• Membership Status: Understanding Employee Changes View Printer Friendly

Pre-Retirement Frequently Asked Questions
Pre-Retirement FAQs

Norfolk City Code Chapter 37 - Retirement Plan Information
The City of Norfolk Employees Retirement System Plan is set out in
Norfolk City Code Chapter 37 - Retirement Plan Information

The annual financial information regarding the Retirement System Plan
Retirement System Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Retirement Bureau
The bureau maintains information necessary to administer benefit payments to members, performs accounting and payroll tasks according to federal and state regulations pertaining to qualified pension funds, and provides retirement and death benefits to the system membership in accordance with Chapter 37 of the Norfolk City Code.

Retirement Board Monthly Meeting Schedule

Retirement Educational Outreach Schedule

Procedures for Presenting Claims for Benefits and Seeking Remedies for Denied Claims
Persons who desire to appear before the Board of Trustees regarding any retirement matter must submit their requests to the Executive Director specifying the matter about which they wish to speak.

Matters may include but are not limited to the presentation of claims for benefits or requests to remedies for the redress of claims which have been denied in whole or in part. The Executive Director, in consultation with the Board Chair, will determine when the matter will be heard and will advise the person requesting to appear before the Board. The Board Chair may place time limits on any presentation.

The Board Chair may decline to hear any matter determined by the Executive Director to be outside the Board’s jurisdiction or authority.

News and Announcements
The 2018 Retirement System Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2018, is now available.

Retiree Self-Service

Forms & Notices

Administrative Policies and Procedures

Contact Us
Penny DeLosh
Executive Director - NERS

810 Union Street
Room 309
Norfolk, VA 23510

PH: 757-664-4738
FX: 757-664-4098

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm