Over a century of providing Retirement Security

Modeling pension fund excellence since 1921.

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If you recently retired, congratulations! NYSTRS offers many resources to guide you in this new phase and keep you informed. Learn more in the Retirees section and read our Retired Members' Handbook.  

Visit MyNYSTRS to track the progress of your retirement processing, submit forms and keep your contact information current. Have questions? Send us a secure message through your account.

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.

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