VERIZON EXCESS PENSION PLAN
Effective January 1, 2002
ARTICLE I. INTRODUCTION
ARTICLE II. DEFINITIONS
The following terms as used herein shall, for purposes of this Plan, have the following meanings unless a different meaning is
clearly required by the context:
ARTICLE III. ELIGIBILITY
A. This instrument states the terms and conditions of the Verizon Excess Pension Plan, effective on January 1, 2002. The Plan
is a successor to the GTE Excess Pension Plan.
B. The purpose of this Plan is to provide benefits with respect to compensation which is not taken into account under the
Basic Pension Plan because it exceeds qualified plan limitations, to provide benefits which would be provided under the
Basic Pension Plan except that they exceed the qualified plan limitations on pensions, and, as a result thereof, to provide
for the payment of certain Excess and Supplemental Pensions from the assets of a Participating Company available for
general business use.
C. This Plan shall be administered in conjunction with the Basic Pension Plan with the effect that, except as otherwise
provided herein or as approved by the Administrator, the terms and conditions of the Basic Pension Plan shall determine
all matters related to the benefits under this Plan.
A. “Administrator” – the most senior HR officer of Verizon Communications Inc. or any delegate of such individual.
B. “Basic Pension Plan” – the applicable provisions of the pension plan sponsored by a Participating Company that is
qualified under Section 401 of the Code in which the Employee participates.
C. “Code” – the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time, and applicable Treasury regulations and
rulings issued thereunder.
D. “Company” – Verizon Corporate Services Group Inc.
“Employee” – any employee who participates in the Basic Pension Plan of a Participating Company who has been
designated by the Administrato