Death Benefits

The Plan helps to protect your beneficiaries against financial hardships that can occur after your death if you are a Full Member and you are contributing to the Plan at the time of your death. (See Membership/Contributions for a description of Full Membership)

The Death Benefits that your beneficiaries will be entitled to if you die in Active service is described below. For your Death Benefits after retirement, please see the Retiree Section.

Beneficiary Designation

Death While in Active Service

Survivor’s Optional Death Benefit Allowance

Family Death Benefit

Supplemental Family Death Benefit

Leave of Absences

Transfer to City Service