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Thomas P. DiNapoli

Retirement Pension Payment Calendar

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Retirement benefits are paid monthly. See our Guide for Retirees for more information about your benefits.

If your benefit is paid by direct deposit:

You will have access to your retirement benefit on the last business day of each month (indicated by an “E” on the schedule.)

Visit our Contact Us page to find out how to change your direct deposit information.

If your benefit is paid by check:

Your retirement benefit check will be mailed on the second-to-last business day of each month for that month (indicated by an “M” on the schedule below).

If you haven’t received your check by the eighth of the following month, or if you received your check and it was lost or stolen, Contact Us immediately. If you email us, be sure to include your daytime telephone number with area code so we can call you.

Our Direct Deposit Program enables you to receive your retirement benefits quickly and safely. To enroll, complete a Direct Deposit Application (RS6370) Adobe pdf and return it to NYSLRS.

2018 Calendar (January – December)

M = Check Mailing Date E = Electronic Direct Deposit Date

January 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

March 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

May 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

July 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

September 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

November 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

February 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

April 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

June 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

August 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

October 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

December 2018 Payment Pension Calendar

2018 Pension Payment Dates
Month Check Mailing Date (M) Electronic Direct Deposit Date (E)
January 30 31
February 27 28
March 29 30
April 27 30
May 30 31
June 28 29
July 30 31
August 30 31
September 27 28
October 30 31
November 29 30
December 28 31

2019 Calendar (January – March)

M = Check Mailing Date E = Electronic Direct Deposit Date

January 2019 Payment Pension Calendar

March 2019 Payment Pension Calendar

February 2019 Payment Pension Calendar

2019 Pension Payment Dates
Month Check Mailing Date (M) Electronic Direct Deposit Date (E)
January 30 31
February 27 28
March 28 29

Rev. 1/18