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NYS Comptroller


New York State Common Retirement Fund

The New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) is the third largest public pension plan in the nation with an audited value of $192.4 billion in assets held in trust for the retirement security of the more than one million members of the New York State and Local Retirement Systems (NYSLRS). As a long-term investor, NYSCRF has an investment approach which capitalizes on market opportunities and weathers market ups and downs. NYSCRF is widely regarded as one of the nation's best-managed and best-funded pension plans.

Learn more about NYSCRF's Mission, Values and Investment Philosophy.

$192.4 Billion

in audited value as of
March 31, 2017
based on
one-year return of


Asset Class Breakdown


average five-year return


average 10-year return


average 20-year return

$11.45 Billion

in benefits paid out
in the last fiscal year

75% of

paid benefits comes
from investment

Members, Retirees and Beneficiaries: See New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) for services and information related to your tier and membership.

Investment Professionals: See the NYS Common Retirement Fund Contacts for more information.

Investing in New York State

Comptroller DiNapoli has several programs that target investments in New York-based business ventures and companies that spur economic growth and create jobs in NY.

Corporate Governance

Shapes corporate policies and practices in ways that safeguard the NYSCRF's investments and promote corporate responsibility.

Disclosures of Investments & Transactions

Monthly reports disclose investments and transactions and the hiring of fund managers.

Comptroller's Responsibilities

Comptroller DiNapoli is directly accountable for the performance, oversight and management of the NYSCRF.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Annual report details NYSCRF's assets and transactions.

Emerging Manager Program

Offers opportunities to newer, smaller and diverse investment management firms to help grow the Fund.

Employment Opportunities

Join our investment team and help manage one of nation's top pension funds.

Broker Search

We're seeking brokers to do business with on behalf of NYSCRF.