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Membership provides you with many benefits. The salary and service credit you earn today help you build a secure financial future. Visit our New Members page to learn more.

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The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS)  is one of the 10 largest public pension funds in the nation and among the best-funded teacher systems.

The NYSTRS Dollar

  • 433,801
    total members
  • 261,232
    active members
  • 172,569
    retired members and beneficiaries
  • 84%
    income from investment returns
  • 8.6%
    30-year rate of return on investments
  • $7.5
    billion in annual benefits paid
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