Facts & Research

Facts & Research
Key facts, figures and research about NYSTRS and pensions.
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2017 PAFR

2017 PAFR – An abbreviated version of NYSTRS' annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

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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Why Pensions Matter: The History of Defined Benefit Pension Plans in the USA (2017)

Why Pensions Matter: The History of Defined Benefit Pension Plans in the USA (2017) – This report from the National Public Pension Coalition concludes that providing workers with a secure and dignified pension is good for everyone – including taxpayers and the economy.

Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials (2017)

Understanding Public Pensions: A Guide for Elected Officials (2017) – Produced by AARP and the Center for State & Local Government Excellence, this report explains the important role elected officials play in building or maintaining sustainable, cost-effective retirement systems.

Pension Reform Since the Financial Crisis (2017)

Pension Reform Since the Financial Crisis (2017) – Objective research shows states (including New York) enacted pension reforms to mitigate rising costs to taxpayers associated with the global financial crisis that occurred in 2008-09.

2016 NCPERS Public Retirement Systems Study

2016 NCPERS Public Retirement Systems Study – The funded status of public pensions are increasing and plan administration costs are decreasing, according to a study of U.S. and Canadian pension systems.

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