POA Information

Plan of Adjustment Information

This information is intended to provide an explanation of the benefit adjustments that were made to your March 1st retirement benefit. The General Retirement System of the City of Detroit implemented the benefit adjustments required pursuant to the City’s Confirmed Plan of Adjustment (the “POA”) that was effective December 10, 2014.

These adjustments are required in accordance with the November 12, 2014 Confirmation Order entered in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

The PFRS website is regularly updated with the latest information and resources regarding the Plan of Adjustment and how it may affect you. Please contact us through the website or at (800) 339-8344/(313) 224-3362 with questions or for information related to your individual benefits.

To view the June 10 informational presentation click here.

Contact RSCD for more information:

LocationRSCD Location:
One Detroit Center
500 Woodward Ave., Suite 3000,
Detroit, MI 48226
Call or FaxCall or Fax:
Phone: (800) 339-8344 / (313) 224-3362
Fax (313) 224-3522


Bankruptcy Implementation March 1, 2015 Pension Benefit Adjustments

COLA Reduction.

Prior to the City’s bankruptcy, the Retirement Plan provided for an annual cost of living adjustment (“COLA”). This payment was annually applied to the July benefit payment which is paid on the first of August (i.e., benefit payments are paid monthly in arrears on the first of the month for the preceding month).

All COLA benefits for Police and Fire Retirees were reduced by 55 percent effective July 1, 2014.

Accordingly, your March 1, 2015 retirement benefit payment was reduced by the applicable monthly COLA benefit paid since August, 2014.



Active Employees married to a City of Detroit Retiree are now eligible to enroll their spouse for health care coverage effective January 1, 2017

Please visit the online system www.mydetroitbenefits.com to enroll your retired spouse. Eligibility Documentation is required. You may also call toll-free (855) 224 6200 to compl...

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Statement from the Police and Fire Retirement System:

We applaud Mayor Duggan for addressing the issue of the projected pension system funding shortfall. We also appreciate his renewed commitment to fully funding Pensions for all Detr...

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