Retirees Contribute to New York State's Economy

Messaging for Retirees

Beware of Scam Messages Targeting Retirees

Scammers are targeting NYSLRS retirees with text messages and other communications asking for a payment to "upgrade" the pension fund. These fraudulent messages do not come from NYSLRS or the Office of the State Comptroller. If you have received such a message, report it immediately to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov or the OSC fraud hotline at 1-888-672-4555. Read more.

Seventy-nine percent of NYSLRS retirees live in New York State. During 2019, NYSLRS retirees were responsible for $15.2 billion in economic activity in New York State. Their purchases of goods and services provide opportunities for new businesses in New York, help grow existing companies and create jobs.

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Retirees Contribute Map

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