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Review this item often for the latest updates. Our phone lines remain open at (800) 348-7298. PREP seminars are canceled and all consultations are done by phone.
If you’ve just started your first teaching job, you have a lot on your plate. We know you don’t have time to worry about your future financial security, so that’s where we come in.
Eligible retired members will receive a maximum monthly benefit increase of $15 beginning with their September 30 payment thanks to New York's automatic COLA.
Nationwide, imposters are filing claims for unemployment benefits using stolen personally identifiable information (PII). Members who believe their PII has been compromised should contact the System and consider adding a theft of ID flag to their account.
While daily life may be anything but routine during this coronavirus crisis, your plans for retirement can still proceed smoothly and NYSTRS is here to help.
As the uncertainties over the coronavirus pandemic continue, NYSTRS has decided to hold its 2020 Annual Delegates Meeting virtually.
NYSTRS continues to fulfill our mission of providing members with a secure pension, and we continue to make pension payments on time and in full. The fund from which these payments come remains strong.
Filing forms through MyNYSTRS or submitting them and other important documents by registered or certified mail are recommended as the U.S. Postal Service reports delays in standard mail delivery.
In an annual ranking of the top pension funds in the country, NYSTRS remains in the upper echelon.
A recent national study found that without income from defined benefit pensions, the number of older households in poverty would increase by almost 20% nationwide.
Check out the issue to read about a report confirming the System’s strength, Retirement Board news, and our new video series.
Teachers nationwide say both their public pension plan — like the one provided by the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System — and their commitment to public service keep them in their classrooms, a new study finds.
For a concise and reader friendly recap of your Retirement System’s membership, financial and investment information from the past year, check out our newly published Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).
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