Are there Survivor Benefits available?

Yes. There are several survivor benefit options available. There are options for minor children, a spouse or someone designated by the member who is not their child or spouse. The options and related costs, if any, can be explained by the retirement benefits analyst. Any related costs will result in an actuarially reduced benefit for the member. For further information, contact us at 225-389-3272.

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1. What are the Basic requirements for retirement or DROP Eligibility in the City Parish Employee's Retirement System (CPERS)?
2. When is a CPERS member considered vested?
3. What types of service are recognized as Creditable Service?
4. If I worked for one of the CPERS employers in the past, but quit and received a refund of retirement contributions, can I receive credit for that period of service?
5. Are retirement benefits available if I get disabled?
6. What is the DROP?
7. What are the requirements for entry into the DROP?
8. Am I required to participate in the DROP?
9. Are there Survivor Benefits available?