Death after retirement, group pension, and annuity benefits forms

Claims are paid after the Company ensures:

  • You are the true beneficiary
  • The contract is current and in force
  • That all conditions of the contract have been met

Required Documents

When filing a claim, these documents are necessary:

  • Pension Statement or Annuity Contract call (800) 245-1230 for assistance
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • (Required for all beneficiaries listed on the contract)
    Claimants Statement Form

Additional Documents

  • Beneficiary Guide: To assist with important decisions after the loss of a loved one 

Return all documents to:

Regular Mail

Equitable Benefit Payment Service Group
PO Box 4993, MD 34-7
Syracuse, New York 13202

Express Mail

Equitable Benefit Payment Service Group
Suite 1000
100 Madison Street, MD 34-7
Syracuse, New York 13202


(315) 477-3810

You may also request these forms be mailed to you by calling our toll-free number, (800) 245-1230, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Eastern).

If you need assistance at any time, we recommend that you check with your Financial Professional or contact the customer service area applicable to your situation.

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