Facts & Research

Facts & Research
Key facts, figures and research about NYSTRS and pensions.
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2018 PAFR

2018 PAFR – An abbreviated version of NYSTRS' annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.

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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How Much Income Do Retirees Actually Have?

How Much Income Do Retirees Actually Have? - Five separate income surveys conclude that between 42% and 60% of U.S. households are at risk of not having enough financial resources in retirement, according to a review by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

NCPERS Study: Pension Plans Meet Obligations

NCPERS Study: Pension Plans Meet Obligations - Despite volatility in the financial markets over the last quarter century, state and local pension plans met their benefit payment obligations and – with few exceptions – earned more each year than they paid out.

Retirement Security 2017: Americans' Views of the Retirement Crisis

Retirement Security 2017: Americans' Views of the Retirement Crisis - Research concludes that despite our deep political divide, most Americans are worried about their economic security in retirement. Some 88 percent agree that the nation faces a retirement crisis.

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.

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