The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS)  is one of the 10 largest public pension funds in the nation and among the best-funded teacher systems.

The NYSTRS Dollar

  • 432,720
    total members
  • 263,517
    active members
  • 169,203
    retired members and beneficiaries
  • 85%
    income from investment returns
  • 8.8%
    30-year rate of return on investments
  • $7.3
    billion in annual benefits paid
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