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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, 2019 there were 197 members and 367 retirees or beneficiaries of the Judicial DB Plan.  Of the 367 retirees and beneficiaries, 354 were receiving pension benefits -- the remaining 13 retirees have deferred receiving pension benefits.