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Follow the step-by-step progress of your retirement processing in MyNYSTRS. Login and visit the Track Progress of Retirement page.

Read The Path to Retirement  to learn how the System processes retirement applications. Also see the Retired Members' Handbook -- a comprehensive resource for retirees.



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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