Retirement Plans and Benefits
PensionPension plans are provided through the State of Maryland or City of Baltimore, depending on employee position and bargaining unit. If you are planning on retiring soon, please attend a Retirement Seminar. More information can be found by clicking the link below.
Optional 403(b) and 457(b) tax-sheltered savings programs
Eligible employees can choose to set aside a portion of their income on a pre-tax basis for retirement savings. Sections 403(b) and 457(b) of the federal tax code provide a favorable basis for saving through a reduction of gross taxable income, tax-deferred investment growth, and accrual of savings through payroll deduction.
Listed below are City Schools' authorized carriers for 403(b) and 457(b) plans. For detailed information on plans and providers, visit TSA Inc., the third party hired by City Schools for plan compliance administration, or download this flyer. TSA also provides this comparison of 403(b) and 457(b) plans.TSA is responsible for processing your contribution request, reviewing all transactions for distributions from your accounts, and approving them if the distribution qualifies. They also maintain your annual contribution limits and provide the method by which your contributions are sent to the investment company you select.
403(b) and 457(b) Vendors
American Century Team 800-345-3533 AXA Advisors, LLC (PenServ Plan) James (JC) Farally
Lincoln Financial Advisors Melanie Shanty
Lincoln Investment Cynthia L. Perini, CFP®
Phone: 800-255-8921 ext. 62017
Phone: 301-987-7211 ext. 62160
MetLife William Dorr
New York Life Milton Dugger, Jr.
Plan Member Services Bobby Watson, Jr.
VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. Andrew Jerdal
VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Alicia Kong, CRPC®, CFS, RFC
Email: email@example.comStacey A. Osborne, ChFC,CFSPhone: 410-964-0964Email: Stacey.Osborne@voyafa.com
Forms (PDF files)