Executive Staff

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

(800) 348-7298
communit@nystrs.org

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
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
Deputy 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
 
Michael J. Gregoire Rebecca Kannan
Michael J. Gregoire
Chief Technology Officer
 
Rebecca Kannan
Deputy Managing Director of Administration
 
Kenneth R. Kasper Vijay Madala
Kenneth R. Kasper
Director of Internal Audit
 
Vijay Madala
Deputy Chief Technology Officer
 
Danny Malavé Melody Prangley
Danny Malavé
Managing Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
 
Melody Prangley
Deputy Chief Actuary
 
Edward Rezny Gerald J. Yahoudy II
Edward Rezny
Chief Customer Officer
 
Gerald J. Yahoudy II
Managing Director of Private Equity
 
Han Yik Richard A. Young
Han Yik
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director & Chief
Investment Officer - Stewardship
 
Richard A. Young
Chief Actuary
 
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