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File Online!
If you are at least age 55, you may file for retirement securely online in MyNYSTRS.

Why file electronically? It's easy, secure and designed to ensure you don't miss a step that would cause a paper application to be rejected.

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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.
  • 428,579
    total members
  • 264,761
    active members
  • 163,818
    retired members and beneficiaries
  • 83%
    income from investment returns
  • 8.79%
    30-year rate of return on investments
  • $6.9
    billion in annual benefits paid
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