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New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS)

The New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) was founded by the New York State Legislature in 1920 with 13,331 members. Today, NYCERS has grown into the largest municipal public employee retirement system in the United States with more than 350,000 active members and retirees including civilian employees such as clerical workers, accountants and social workers, and uniformed employees such as New York City Correction Officers and Sanitation Workers.


United States

AUM ($B)




Chief Executive

Melanie Whinnery

Chief Investment Officer

Alex Done


John Adler

Asset allocation

27% Domestic Equities

17% International Equity Fund

36.5% Debt/Fixed Income

19.5% Alternative Investments

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