Executive Staff

Who We Are
Meet our leadership team, responsible for the daily operations of the Retirement System.
Contact Us

(800) 348-7298

In addition to leading a dedicated staff, NYSTRS’ executive team provides counsel to the System’s 10-member Board. The leadership team is committed to providing members with a secure pension while ensuring the System remains a model for pension fund excellence and exceptional customer service. Also see our Organizational Chart.

Thomas K. Lee
Executive Director &
Chief Investment Officer
Matthew Albano Don Ampansiri
Matthew Albano
Chief Risk Officer
Don Ampansiri
Deputy General Counsel
Margaret Andriola Paul Cummins
Margaret Andriola
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Cummins
Managing Director of Public Equities
Beth Dellea Miriam Dixon
Beth Dellea
Chief Customer Officer
Miriam Dixon
Managing Director of Administration
Kathy Ebert Emily Ekland
Kathy Ebert
Managing Director of Internal Audit
Emily Ekland
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director & Chief
Investment Officer
Michael Federici David C. Gillan
Michael Federici
Managing Director of Fixed Income
David C. Gillan
Managing Director of Real Estate
Rebecca Kannan Vijay Madala
Rebecca Kannan
Deputy Managing Director of Administration
Vijay Madala
Chief Technology Officer
Danny Malavé Melody Prangley
Danny Malavé
Managing Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Melody Prangley
Deputy Chief Actuary
Gerald J. Yahoudy II Han Yik
Gerald J. Yahoudy II
Managing Director of Private Equity
Han Yik
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director & Chief
Investment Officer - Stewardship
Richard A. Young  
Richard A. Young
Chief Actuary
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