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If you are employed by the state or by a city, county, town or village, you are most likely a member of a New York City or New York State and Local Retirement System.

If you have a permanent injury or illness and are no longer able to perform the duties required, you may be eligible to apply for a Municipal Disability Pension. Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, P.C., can provide the guidance and legal direction you need. Do not hesitate to speak with an attorney in the Bronx or any of the five boroughs.

New York City has five separate systems:

  • Employees (NYCERS), Police, Fire, Teachers (TRS), and Board Of Education (BERS)
  • The New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) includes: Police & Fire (P&F), Employees (ERS) and Teachers (TRS)

It is vital to know which system you are a member of, as well as what tier you are in. Our attorneys can thoroughly examine your situation and provide advice uniquely tailored to your needs.

A claimant must file an application with the appropriate retirement system within the system's strict time limits. Our law firm has experience in guiding workers' through the various confusing issues associated with filing and processing these applications. Call a lawyer today for a free consultation 855-965-1515. We can also be reached through email.