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Thomas P. DiNapoli

Employer’s Guide

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The Employer’s Guide is a resource for the benefit and payroll staff of NYSLRS’ participating employers to help them do their Retirement System-related work. The Guide is intended as a general reference and the information contained in it will not apply to all situations. If you have a question not covered by the Guide, contact our Call Center at 1-866-805-0990 (518-474-7736 in the Albany, New York area) or email our employer services staff.


Section 1: About NYSLRS Adobe pdf

Section 2: NYSLRS Participation and Retirement Plans Adobe pdf

Section 3: Employer Billing and Contributions Adobe pdf

Section 4: Member Contributions Adobe pdf

Section 5: Membership & Registration Adobe pdf

Section 6: Reporting Adobe pdf

Section 7: Elected and Appointed Officials

Note: the link above is not a PDF.

Section 8: When Employees Retire Adobe pdf

Additional Info

Resources and Services for Employers Adobe pdf

Resources and Services for Members Adobe pdf

(Rev. 5/19)