Saturday, October 19, 2019

Resources for Finance Contacts

As your municipality's Finance contact, you are the main point of contact for all financial information related to your MERS benefits.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Receiving benefit information such as annual actuarial valuations, financial reports, news alerts, quarterly statements and invoices and disseminating this information with others in your municipality
  • Understanding reports available to you from MERS
  • Understanding the process to provide MERS payment for the benefits you offer






Your MERS Team

As a Finance Contact, you have a team of MERS staff available to assist you with all of your retirement plan needs.

MERS Regional Team Resources

Regional Manager
Your Regional Manager is the primary point of contact for providing consultation regarding:

  • Plan administration
  • Plan and benefit changes
  • Needs analysis
  • Collective bargaining assistance
  • Board, union and key stakeholder relations
Your Regional Manager's contact information can be found here.

Benefit Plan Coordinator
Your Benefit Plan Coordinator is your resource for:

  • Plan questions and information while providing
  • Administration and coordination of all internal service activities
  • Plan change requests
  • Annual actuarial valuation questions
  • Contact type updates
Your Benefit Plan Coordinator's contact information can be found here.

MERS Service Center
The Service Center is available weekdays from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. to assist you with any questions you have. Contact information for the Service Center can be found here.


Your MERS Benefits

Do you know what MERS plan(s) your municipality is enrolled in? You can check by logging in to the Employer Portal or contacting your Benefit Plan Coordinator.

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The information contained in this Web site is being made available as a public service. The information is not intended to constitute legal or investment advice, or to replace official versions of that information. Benefit Estimates or Service Credit Purchase estimates requested through this Web site are not official descriptions of any benefits, and do not represent a promise by MERS to provide any benefit(s) to any person(s). No one can detrimentally rely upon the information provided in, or requested through this Web site. MERS reserves the right to correct any errors, and presents this information without warranties, express or implied, regarding the information?s accuracy, timeliness or completeness. If you believe the information is inaccurate, out-of-date, or incomplete, or if you have problems accessing or reading the information, please call MERS at 800.767.MERS (6377).