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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, 2018, there were 214 members and 355 retirees or beneficiaries of the Judicial DB Plan.  Of the 355 retirees and beneficiaries, 339 were receiving pension benefits -- the remaining 16 retirees have deferred receiving pension benefits.