Infographics

Active Members
Get to Know NYSTRS Get to Know NYSTRS
A snapshot of who we are, and how we’re governed and funded.
NYSTRS Finances NYSTRS Finances
The facts on NYSTRS’ finances. You may find these numbers surprising considering the unsteady economics of the past decade.

The Pension Dollar The Pension Dollar
The NYSTRS pension dollar shows how the System is funded and the impact pensions have on the economy.
NYSTRS: Modeling Excellence NYSTRS: Modeling Excellence
The numbers tell the story: NYSTRS is healthy, efficient and sustainable.

A Fair and Sustainable Model A Fair and Sustainable Model
Over the past 20 years, NYSTRS' assets have nearly doubled despite paying out almost 4 times what it received in contributions.
Distribution of Annual Pensions Distribution of Annual Pensions
55% of those receiving a NYSTRS benefit work an average of 31.4 years or more to earn it.

Lower Fees Lower Fees
Because NYSTRS manages a substantial portion of its assets internally, there's more money for investing and paying benefits.
Limiting Risk Limiting Risk
NYSTRS' highly diversified investment portfolio controls risk and keeps the pension system secure.

Average Employer Contribution Rate Average Employer Contribution Rate
This chart illustrates the percentage of salary school districts contribute to NYSTRS on behalf of members.

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