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New York City Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS)

TRS is one of the largest pension systems in the United States, serving 200,000 members. Since 1917, TRS has been building better tomorrows for New York City educators. TRS offers members a Tax-Deferred Annuity (TDA) Program to supplement their benefits under the Qualified Pension Plan (QPP). As of June 30, 2020, there were approximately 125,000 in-service members and approximately 90,000 retired members and beneficiaries receiving monthly benefits.


United States



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Patricia Reilly

Chief Investment Officer

Susan Stang


Debra Penny

Asset allocation
Total Investments asset allocation

36.68% Common Stock

14.44% International Investments

16.77% Alternative Investments

29.22% Fixed income

2.89% Short-term Investments related articles
Harvard 2019

NYC Retirement Systems’ S in ESG

Speaking at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Harvard University, John Adler, mayor’s trustee and advisor to the other mayoral appointees at New York City’s $200 billion five retirement systems, highlighted the critical role investors play in protecting workers’ rights and ensuring a just transition as the global economy adapts to the implications of climate change.
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Limited partners hold fee-bargaining power

In a harsh capital-raising climate, ATP Private Equity Partners and TRS have different startegies on how to drive hard bargains on private equity fees. Institutional investors are gaining concessions on private equity management fees, with a near-record number of funds on the road seeking funds resulting in a shift in bargaining power to limited partners. […]
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DiNapoli: fund focuses on economic growth

Pension funds are “perpetual investors” and should promote long-term, sustainable economic growth through integrating environmental, sustainability and governance considerations into investment decisions, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says.
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NYSTRS has stellar year

The $89.9 billion New York State Teachers Retirement System (NYSTRS) has achieved its best result for 25 years, returning 23.2 per cent for the year to June 30, 2011, with the strong performance driven mainly by its equity portfolio. NYSTRS, which claims to be one of the few fully-funded public pension funds in the country, […]