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Judicial Retirement Defined Benefit (DB) Plan

‚ÄčAll Justices of the Supreme Court, Judges of the Court of Appeals, Circuit, Family and District Judges, who were first elected or appointed to the judiciary prior to January 1, 2014, are eligible for membership in the Judicial Retirement Defined Benefit (DB) Plan.  As of July 1, 2016, there were 237 members and 348 retirees or beneficiaries of the Judicial DB Plan.  Of the 348 retirees and beneficiaries, 330 were receiving pension benefits -- the remaining 18 retirees have deferred receiving pension benefits.