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NYS Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli

Plan Now

Planning for retirement is time well spent. Because understanding your benefits now can help you make good decisions in the future.

Important Announcement

Our self-service automated phone lines are open once again. To access this service, dial 1-866-805-0990 or 518-474-7736. We appreciate your patience as we continue making technical upgrades, which may cause short periods of unavailability.

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Military Service — New Law Changes Eligibility Requirements

Eligible NYSLRS members can now buy back up to three years of active military service toward their retirement, regardless of when or where they served. Members must apply for and purchase the service prior to retirement.