To protect the health of our members and employees, Retirement System consultation offices are closed until further notice. To schedule a phone consultation, and for all other inquiries, contact us at 1-866-805-0990; 518-474-7736 in the Albany, NY area. However, we strongly encourage you to use Retirement Online to do business with NYSLRS at this time.
COVID-19 Information: To understand your NYSLRS benefits if you are impacted by COVID-19, and the steps to take if you become seriously ill, visit our COVID-19 Help Center.
As a member of the New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS), you are covered by a plan that provides important benefits. This publication explains some of those benefits and the services available to you as a member of our system, including:
- Benefits you will receive at retirement if you meet the service and age requirements (service retirement benefits);
- Benefits you may receive if you leave public service before you meet the age requirement for a service retirement benefit (vested retirement benefits);
- Benefits you may receive if you become permanently disabled (disability retirement benefits); and
- Benefits your beneficiary may receive if you die while working for a public employer or, if eligible, after you leave public employment (death benefits).
I am joined by a staff of dedicated professionals in my commitment to helping you make informed decisions about your future. I encourage you to contact us with any questions or suggestions you might have.
Thomas P. DiNapoli