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The City of Norfolk Employee's Retirement System Plan is set out in
Norfolk City Code Chapter 37 - Retirement Plan Information

The Annual Financial Information regarding the Retirement System Plan is contained in the Retirement System Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Retirement Bureau
The bureau maintains information necessary to administer benefit payments to members, performs accounting and payroll tasks according to federal and state regulations pertaining to qualified pension funds, and provides retirement and death benefits to the system membership in accordance with Chapter 37 of the Norfolk City Code.

Procedures for Presenting Claims for Benefits and Seeking Remedies for Denied Claims
Persons who desire to appear before the Board of Trustees regarding any retirement matter must submit their requests to the Executive Director specifying the matter about which they wish to speak.

Matters may include but are not limited to the presentation of claims for benefits or requests to remedies for the redress of claims which have been denied in whole or in part. The Executive Director, in consultation with the Board Chair, will determine when the matter will be heard and will advise the person requesting to appear before the Board.  The Board Chair may place time limits on any presentation.

The Board Chair may decline to hear any matter determined by the Executive Director and Chair to be outside the Board’s jurisdiction or authority.

News and Announcements
Benefit Checks No Longer Printed/Mailed
Beginning November 30, 2015, benefit checks will no longer be printed and mailed to retirees. Instead, monthly benefits will be electronically deposited into an established bank or credit union account.

Direct deposit is a simple, safe, and secure way to receive your retirement benefit. All retirees currently receiving their monthly benefit by mail are advised to enroll in direct deposit before September 30, 2015.  The direct deposit enrollment form can be printed or one can be obtained in the City of Norfolk Retirement Office.

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding direct deposit enrollment please contact the City of Norfolk Retirement Office at 757-664-4738.

Retiree Self-Service


Contact Us
Galen Gresalfi
Acting Executive Director of Retirement

810 Union Street
Room 309
Norfolk, VA 23510

FX: 757-664-4098