Gerry (age 56) and Elaine (age 54) have been married for 12 years and file a joint tax return. The couple lives in an apartment in downtown Manhattan….

Gerry (age 56) and Elaine (age 54) have been married for 12 years and file a joint tax return. The couple lives in an apartment in downtown Manhattan. Gerry’s father, Mortey, recently retired from Del Boca Vista Corporation (DBVC) where he worked for many years. Mortey participated in DBVC’s defined benefit plan. Elaine is an editor and works for Pendent Publishing earning an annual $150,000 salary in 2017. Gerry is a self-employed stand-up comedian, and had net business income of $46,000 in 2017. At the advice of their neighbor, Gerry and Elaine have come to you to for help in answering several retirement savings-related questions.