The U.S. federal government has two retirement systems for employees.
Click on the links below for information on each federal retirement system.
FERS (Federal Employees Retirement System)
A defined-benefit plan for federal employees generally on or after January 1, 1984.
CSRS (Civil Service Retirement System)
A defined-benefit plan for federal employees generally hired on or before December 31, 1983.
CSRS and FERS Annuity Video
The Office of Personnel management recently released a new video to federal employees understand their retirement annuity benefits under the two most common Federal retirement systems: the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)