Three DB Plans

There are three plans within the Defined Benefit (DB) retirement plan - DB Classified, DB 30, and DB/DC Blend. All DB members were able to choose one of the three plans under P.A. 264 of 2011. If you're not sure which plan you're in, log in to miAccount.

DB Classified

As a DB Classified member, you'll remain an active contributing member of the DB plan until you terminate employment.

DB 30

As a DB 30 member, you'll remain an active contributing member of the DB plan until you reach 30 years of service. At that point, you'll become a participant in the Defined Contribution (DC) plan for future service. Your status in the DB plan will be active noncontributing member. When you retire, your retirement benefits will be comprised of your pension and the assets in your DC plan accounts. You remain eligible for retiree health insurance under the DB plan.

DB/DC Blend

As a DB/DC Blend member, you became a participant in the DC plan for future service beginning April 1, 2012. Your status in the DB plan is active noncontributing member. When you retire, your retirement benefits will be comprised of your pension and the assets in your DC plan accounts. You remain eligible for retiree health insurance under the DB plan.