Time transfer unlikely


Q: If I am going from a federal job to a state job, does my federal time carry over to the state retirement plan? I reside in Illinois.

A: You’ll have to ask someone in your state employment office; however, the likelihood is that it doesn’t carry over.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to fedexperts@federaltimes.com.

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