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Welcome to FCPS!

If you are a full-time educational, administrative or support employee, ERFC is your supplemental defined benefit retirement plan. Your ERFC retirement benefit supplements the primary benefits you will earn from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and Social Security.

 

You are a member of the ERFC 2001 PlanTier 2

Pension Fund Contribution
Members contribute 3% and FCPS 6.4%. ERFC grows these funds through investments
graphic showing 5 years needed to be vested
You only need 5 years to be vested
Graphic showing FCPS contributes 6.24 percent; employees contribute 3 percent
Your pension is a defined benefit that will never go away

Plan participation is mandatory for all eligible FCPS employees and you will contribute 3% of your salary per paycheck. Once you have earned five years of vesting service, you will be eligible for a lifetime retirement benefit.

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Things to do

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Enroll in ERFC Direct
Once you have received your first paycheck, you will be able to register and designate your beneficiaries, click “Named Beneficiaries” on the left menu to complete the process.

myVRS Logo Establish online access to your Virginia Retirement System (VRS)

Learn about the VRS Hybrid Plan: http://www.varetirement.org/hybrid.html

ICMA-RC

Contact your ICMA-RC representative for information about your VRS Hybrid Plan defined contribution component or to increase your voluntary contribution:

Steve Scott
sscott@icmarc.org
1-866-731-1065

Social Security Account Create a “my Social Security” account and view your statements.

ERFC 2001 Plan Tier 2 Forms and Documents

ERFC 2001 Plan Tier 2 Plan Forms

·         Authorization to Discuss Member Information ERFC31

·         Beneficiary Designation ERFC1

·         Beneficiary Designation - Continuation ERFC1A

·         Benefit Payment Options - 2001 Plan ERFC25B

·         Durable Power of Attorney ERFC38

·         Name / Address Change Form for Inactive Members ERFC29A

·         Retirement Checklist for members ERFC41

·         Request for Estimates of Retirement Benefits for ERFC-2001 and/or VRS Members ERFC7B

·         How to Fill Out Your Retirement Paperwork

ERFC 2001 Plan Tier 2 Documents

·         ERFC 2001 Plan Document 

·         ERFC 2001 Plan Handbook

·         ERFC 2001 Plan Features and Highlights

Employee benefits questions?
Contact FCPS HR: hrconnection@fcps.edu

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ERFC Ambassadors

Reach out to the ERFC member volunteers who act as ERFC plan resources for co-workers. Find your local Ambassador or volunteer to become one.