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What Every Employer Should Know

Employer Access to Our Automated Phone Line

Call Toll-free: 1-866-805-0990 or 518-474-7736 in the Albany, New York area

The following menu selections can be reached by calling either of the phone numbers above during normal business hours, except where noted.

For the Employer Menu, Press “5” Once in the Employer section, press the desired number

If you know your party’s five-digit extension Press “1” and enter the extension number

For Member Registration, Press “2”

Press “1” to confirm an employee’s membership* Automatically receive the registration number of new employees who are already members of the System

Press “2” to register a new employee You will be connected to a staff member in our Registration Unit

Press “3” to verify an employee’s cessation date* Automatically receive cessation date information by entering employee data

For Employer Reporting or Billing, Press “3” You will be connected to a staff member in our Employer Services Unit

For Employer Audit and Plan Adoption Information, Press “4” You will be connected to a staff member in our Employer Services Unit

For Membership or Retirement Questions for Your Employees, Press “5” You will be connected to a Call Center representative

* These services are available 24/7