If something happens to you, the payout of each of your NC Total Retirement Plans - including the NC pension plan and all supplemental plans - is governed by the beneficiary designation on file with each, different plan provider. In most cases, payouts are not made based on the relationship of the beneficiary to the deceased member at the time of death.
All Active NC Defined Benefit Plan (NC Pension Plan - TSERS and LGERS) Members
(Note: Not all employers under LGERS have elected to provide the death benefit coverage for their non-law enforcement personnel.)
Designating your Beneficiary(ies) for Return of Retirement System Contributions and the Death Benefit.
To change your beneficiary(ies), complete the following steps:
- Login to ORBIT at
https://orbit.myncretirement.com If you have not used ORBIT before, you will need to register by clicking on the Register button on the same page. To complete the registration, you need to supply your Social Security number, birth date, and zip code.
- Once logged in, click on the "Maintain Beneficiaries" tab on the left hand side of the screen.
- On the next screen, you can view your beneficiaries, and use the add, edit and delete features to change your beneficiary(ies).