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Follow the step-by-step progress of your retirement processing in MyNYSTRS. Login and visit the Track Progress of Retirement page. 

Read The Path to Retirement to learn how the System processes retirement applications. Be sure to also read Discovering Retirement a guide to adjusting to retirement and the Retired Members' Handbook  a comprehensive resource for NYSTRS retirees. 




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

  • 430,875
    total members
  • 264,590
    active members
  • 166,285
    retired members and beneficiaries
  • 85%
    income from investment returns
  • 9.2%
    30-year rate of return on investments
  • $7.1
    billion in annual benefits paid
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