New York City Police Pension Fund
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Welcome to the New York City Police Pension Fund Web site, our continuing effort to provide superior service to our 36,000 active members and 43,000 retired members of New York’s Finest. Since being established in 1857 as the "Police Life and Health Insurance Fund" the Police Pension Fund continues to provide the highest professional standard of service to our members. Our Web site provides this standard with easy access to information concerning all your pension needs. A host of general information can be found on this site regarding benefits, recent pension legislation, agency contacts, and a frequently asked questions section. We hope that you find the information and services provided on this site to be useful and we are proud to be "Serving the Finest."

Tier 2 Summary Plan Description (PDF)
Tier 3 Summary Plan Description (PDF)

Retirement Services
The Police Pension Fund Retirement Counseling Unit counsels approximately 2000 of New York’s Finest yearly, to prepare them for retirement. The link below will explain the complete process of a NYCPPF retirement including a comprehensive retirement booklet.
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Loan Services
The Police Pension Fund Loan Services Unit services pension loans for all Police Pension Fund’s active members. The link below will give you important information regarding Pension Loans, Deferred Compensation Loans, Final loans, etc.
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Membership Services
The Police Pension Fund’s Membership Services Unit is the first interaction that our members have with their Pension Fund. The link below will give you insight on buybacks, shortage requests, credited service, etc.
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NYPD’s WTC Medical Questionnaire

The questionnaire is for all those who have a WTC Exposure # from the Medical Division during 2001/2002. To receive an appointment to attend one of the screening weeks the Active or Retired member has to fill out the questionnaire online first and then the Medical Division will call them back to schedule time/date an appointment. 

NYPD Cancer Study

Recently, the eagerly awaited NYPD Medical Division's 20-year review of cancer within the Department, was published comparing the periods before and after the 9/11/01 WTC disaster. Our team of co-authors include highly regarded cancer and radiation epidemiologists and bio-statisticians from the Weill-Cornell Medical College and Columbia University/NY-Presbyterian Medical Center and its Mailman School of Public Health. To read the document click here.

Tier 3 Shortages

Tier 3 members may have noticed a shortage on their annual statement. While there are several ways to incur a shortage, a majority of members will see a shortage because the Fund is usually unable to capture contributions from the first paycheck.  In April, the Fund will be auto-enrolling all Tier 3 members with a shortage of $20 or more in bi-weekly payroll deductions to remedy the shortage.  Any member with a shortage may elect to make a lump sum payment by check or money order in lieu of salary deductions.  Questions may be directed to Membership Services at (212) 693-5850.

Contract Settlements and Finalization

As most members are aware, the City has settled the contracts with the CEA, LBA, and DEA.  Currently, there are approximately 5,700 retired members of the Police Pension Fund (PPF) that have not been finalized.  The finalization process includes calculating pensionable earnings and adjusting retirement allowances based on the pay increases collectively bargained for in the union contracts.  This process cannot begin until new payroll information is downloaded from the NYPD, at which point PPF can begin the calculations required for finalization. Members should expect to wait 12-18 months from the ratification of their respective contracts for the finalization process to be completed.


Goodman Settlement


The settlement agreement reached between the City of New York and the United States Attorney’s Office in Goodman, et al. v. City of New York, et al. becomes effective March 17, 2014. At issue was the calculation of pensionable earnings for members on active duty military leaves from the NYPD. For more information regarding this settlement, please click here.

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