Executive Staff

Who We Are
Meet our leadership team, responsible for the daily operations of the Retirement System.
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(800) 348-7298

In addition to leading a dedicated staff, NYSTRS’ executive team provides counsel to the System’s 10-member Board. The leadership team is committed to providing members with a secure pension while ensuring the System remains a model for pension fund excellence and exceptional customer service.

Thomas K. Lee
Executive Director &
Chief Investment Officer
Matthew Albano Don Ampansiri
Matthew Albano
Risk Officer
Don Ampansiri
Deputy General Counsel
Margaret Andriola Paul Cummins
Margaret Andriola
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Cummins
Managing Director of Public Equities
Beth Dellea Miriam Dixon
Beth Dellea
Deputy Chief Customer Officer
Miriam Dixon
Chief Administrative Officer
Michael Federici David C. Gillan
Michael Federici
Managing Director of Fixed Income
David C. Gillan
Managing Director of Real Estate
Michael J. Gregoire Rebecca Kannan
Michael J. Gregoire
Chief Technology Officer
Rebecca Kannan
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Kenneth R. Kasper Vijay Madala
Kenneth R. Kasper
Director of Internal Audit
Vijay Madala
Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Danny Malavé Melody Prangley
Danny Malavé
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Melody Prangley
Deputy Chief Actuary
Edward Rezny Gerald J. Yahoudy II
Edward Rezny
Chief Customer Officer
Gerald J. Yahoudy II
Managing Director of Private Equity
  Richard A. Young
  Richard A. Young
Chief Actuary
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