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Thomas P. DiNapoli

To protect the health of our members and employees, our Retirement System consultation offices are closed until further notice. While we are continuing to process mail, answer telephone calls and complete emails, the best course of action for customers who wish to submit documents and conduct business with us is through Retirement Online. All customers with previously scheduled appointments are being contacted and offered phone consultations. If you would like to schedule a phone consultation, or have retirement related questions, you can contact us at 1-866-805-0990 [518-474-7736 in the Albany Area] or email us using our secure contact form. We appreciate your patience during this time. If you become seriously ill as a result of the COVID-19 virus, please visit our Disability Benefits page for important information.

Your Pension is Secure

You can rest assured that your retirement benefits are safe. The Pension Fund's long term investment strategy is designed to weather short term economic downturns.

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Retirement Online

Members - Retirees - Beneficiaries

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

Retirement Online is closed.

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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.