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2018 PAFR – An abbreviated version of NYSTRS' annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.
The Pension Dollar – A hypothetical NYSTRS pension dollar shows how the System is funded and the impact pensions have on the economy.
Benefits Paid by County – See the total payments and number of benefit recipients by New York State county.
NYSTRS by the Numbers – A statistical overview of NYSTRS, one of the nation's largest public pension systems.
Unintended Consequences: How Scaling Back Public Pensions Puts Government Revenues at Risk - Without revenues generated by public pensions, taxpayers would have to cover severe revenue shortfalls at the state and local level, an NCPERS study finds.
How Much Income Do Retirees Actually Have? - Five separate income surveys conclude that between 42% and 60% of U.S. households are at risk of not having enough financial resources in retirement, according to a review by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
NCPERS Study: Pension Plans Meet Obligations - Despite volatility in the financial markets over the last quarter century, state and local pension plans met their benefit payment obligations and – with few exceptions – earned more each year than they paid out.
Why Pensions Matter: The History of Defined Benefit Pension Plans in the USA (2017) – This report from the National Public Pension Coalition concludes that providing workers with a secure and dignified pension is good for everyone – including taxpayers and the economy.
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