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NYS Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli

To protect the health of our members and employees, our Retirement System consultation offices are closed until further notice. Our Call Center is open (1-866-805-0990; 518-474-7736 in the Albany Area) and NYSLRS staff continue to conduct business. However, we strongly encourage you to use Retirement Online to do business with NYSLRS at this time. For info about filing for retirement during the COVID-19 emergency, read more. The 15-day retirement waiting period is waived during the emergency. Read more. If you become seriously ill as a result of the COVID-19 virus, read more for important filing information.

Retirees: Your Pension Payments Are On Schedule

Direct deposit payments will be made on May 29; pension checks were mailed on May 28. A reminder from Comptroller DiNapoli that your pension is secure.

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Online Availability:

M, W, Th, F: 7:00 am to 9:30 pm EST/EDT

Tu: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm EST/EDT

Sa & Su: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm EST/EDT

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World Trade Center Filing Deadline Extended to 9/11/2022

The deadline for members to file a notice with NYSLRS of their participation in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or clean up efforts has been extended to September 11, 2022 (Chapter 266, Laws of 2018). If you participated, and you meet eligibility requirements, we encourage you to file a World Trade Center Notice (RS6047-N) Adobe pdf. Filing this notice will protect your rights, and the rights of your beneficiaries to apply for benefits in the future.