SUNY Retirement Plans
The information provided below will assist you with retirement plan options available to SUNY Geneseo employees. For new employees, your selection of a retirement system is an important decision, so please review your options very carefully. Once your election is made, you will generally not be allowed to change retirement systems, unless you have a change in your employment title making you eligible for a different retirement system for the first time and you opt to change to that system within 30 days of your eligible appointment.
For current employees, investment provider contact information and managing accounts in Retirement@Work are helpful in making sure you are on target with retirement savings.
Retirement Plans Overview & Eligibility
It is important to note that membership in a retirement system may not otherwise be changed or withdrawn during your current or any subsequent employment with any SUNY or community college campus.
SUNY Optional Retirement Plan Information
SUNY Defined Benefit Plan Information
New Employee - How to Enroll in a Retirement Program
Once you have carefully reviewed your options, your first step is to register with Retirement@Work and elect your retirement program and provide your retirement system history.
All SUNY Geneseo NEW employees must use Retirement@Work to select a retirement plan within 30 days of their hire date. Retirement Election is a 2-step process:
- Electing SUNY ORP -- Retirement at Work Enrollment Guide_ORP
- Electing ERS, PFRS or TRS -- Retirement at Work Enrollment Guide_Pension
Step 3: Complete your retirement plan election by completing the enrollment process required by the plan you selected.
- If you selected a Defined Pension Plan (NYSLRS, TRS or PFRS) based on your eligibility, you will need to complete the required paper application.
- If you selected the SUNY Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) based upon your eligibility, you will need to complete an online enrollment process with the investment provider you selected.
SUNY Investment Providers:
Current Employee - How to Register/Manage Accounts in a Retirement@Work
Manage accounts - Participant Guide
New & Current Employee - SUNY Voluntary Savings Program
New Employee - How to Enroll in the SUNY Voluntary Savings Program
Current Employee - Manage your SUNY Tax-Deferred Annuity