Facts & Research

Pension Education Toolkit
Key facts, figures and research about NYSTRS and pensions.
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2016 PAFR

2016 PAFR – An abbreviated version of NYSTRS' annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

The Pension Dollar

The Pension Dollar – A hypothetical NYSTRS pension dollar shows how the System is funded and the impact pensions have on the economy.

Benefits Paid by County

Benefits Paid by County – See the total payments and number of benefit recipients by New York State county.

NYSTRS: Modeling Excellence

NYSTRS by the Numbers – A statistical overview of NYSTRS, one of the nation's largest public pension systems.

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State and Local Pension Funding: 2015-2020

State and Local Pension Funding: 2015-2020 – Research shows the funded status of public pension plans rose in 2015. Future funding levels will depend on three primary factors, according to this Center for Retirement Research report.

Still a Better Bang for the Buck (2014)

Still a Better Bang for the Buck (2014) – The report by the National Institute on Retirement Security finds that defined benefit pension plans are more cost efficient than defined contribution plans.

NCPERS Public Retirement Systems Study (2015)

NCPERS Public Retirement Systems Study (2015) - Public pension plans around the country report increasing confidence, growing investment returns and low administrative costs, according to this recent study.

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