COVID-19 Notice:

Our building is open to the public. Please see our Headline below for more information.

Recently Retired?

Track Your Retirement Online!
Follow the step-by-step progress of your retirement processing in MyNYSTRS. Log in and visit the Track Progress of Retirement page.

Read The Path to Retirement to learn how the System processes retirement applications. Be sure to also read Discovering Retirement, a guide to adjusting to retirement, and the Retired Members' Handbook, a comprehensive resource for NYSTRS retirees.

COVID Resources 

NYSTRS is committed to customer service. Here's how we keep you informed and connected.  
• Review the COVID-related FAQs.
• Stay informed: Read the June issue of Your Source for active members and the May issue of Resource for retirees.
• Stay connected via MyNYSTRS to submit forms, review information and message us securely.

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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