Important COVID-19 Notice:

Our building is closed to the public until further notice but our phone lines remain open. Please see our Headline below for more important information.

COVID Resources 

NYSTRS is committed to customer service. Here's how we keep you informed and connected.  
• Read current issues of our Your Source (active member) and Resource (retiree) newsletters.
• Review the COVID-related FAQs, which we update as new information becomes available.
• We are prioritizing time-sensitive transactions.
• Our phone lines remain open to help you at
(800) 348-7298.
• Stay connected via MyNYSTRS to submit forms, review information and message us securely.
Benefits consultations are being held by phone.
• Watch our PREP seminar modules at your convenience to prepare for retirement.

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

  • 433,801
    total members
  • 261,232
    active members
  • 172,569
    retired members and beneficiaries
  • 84%
    income from investment returns
  • 8.6%
    30-year rate of return on investments
  • $7.5
    billion in annual benefits paid
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