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Pension Payment Options

All NYSLRS pension payment options will provide you with a monthly benefit for life. Some options also allow you to provide for a loved one after you die.

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RETIREMENT ONLINE

Whether you’re a member, retiree or participating employer, Retirement Online gives you a convenient and secure way to do business with the Retirement System.

Online Availability:
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 7:00 am to 9:30 pm EST/EDT
Tue: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm EST/EDT
Sat & Sun: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm EST/EDT

Due to system maintenance, Retirement Online will be unavailable from 6:00 pm Saturday, December 4 until 7:00 am Monday, December 6.


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COVID-19 Help Center

As the COVID-19 emergency continues, it is more important than ever for you to understand your benefits and know what steps to take if you become seriously ill. This page will help you to find information about COVID-19 as it relates to your NYSLRS benefits. Please visit this page periodically to stay informed of any changes due to COVID-19.