As a NYSLRS stakeholder, it is important for you to be familiar with the Common Retirement Fund (Fund), which holds and invests the money used to pay NYSLRS benefits.
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is the trustee of the Fund, which was established to hold all the assets and income of NYSLRS in a single unified investment program.
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022, the fiduciary net position (the net assets at fair value) represented 103.65 percent of total pension liability for the Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) and 98.66 percent for the Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS). This is an increase from fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, when fiduciary net position represented 99.95 percent of total pension liability for ERS and 95.79 percent for PFRS.
Visit the New York State Common Retirement Fund website for information about the Comptroller’s responsibilities and the Fund's mission, values and investment philosophy, including information about investing in New York.
For information about the Retirement System’s financial activities, refer to the Retirement System’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.