DEAR (Detroit Edison Alliance of Retirees) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to speaking in a uniform and united voice whose purpose is to maintain retirement provisions of all Detroit Edison Company Retirees and MCN Retirees covered under their respective retirement plans. We are working to provide for our security in retirement earned over our many years of dedicated service. DEAR is not affiliated in any manner with DTE Energy Company or any of its subsidiaries and operates solely on monetary donations from its members. Read more about how you can donate>>

DEAR Announces New President

Meet Janet Seefried incoming President of DEAR! Janet started with DTE in 1978 as the Assistant General Supervisor, Food Service Department. After completing her MBA in Finance at the U of D in 1981, she joined Budget and Management Information in the Controller’s organization where she was in various departments and positions. When she retired in October 2001, she was Director of Cost Management in the Finance organization.



Even though you may not arrive at a DTE work location every morning, you are still part of the DTE family and always will be. DTE has developed the “Alumni Network” to create an opportunity for retirees to stay engaged long after they’ve left their role as an active employee. The DTE Alumni Network lets you stay connected with company news, fellow employees/alumni and volunteering opportunities. As a DTE alumnus, you can continue to have a positive impact on others by volunteering through Care Force.
Read more about how you can sign up>>

Did You Know?

Medicare is preparing to stop using Social Security numbers for identification next year and will send new cards to patients with Medicare ID numbers. The move is required by a law enacted two years ago to discourage identity theft.