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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

AUM ($B)




Chief Executive

Patricia Reilly

Chief Investment Officer

Susan Stang


Debra Penny

Asset allocation
As of June 30, 2020, investments held by TRS, including collateral from securities-lending transactions, were as follows: Short-term Investments (3.6%), Debt securities and fixed income (28.4%), Equity securities (55.6%), Alternative investments (10.9%), Collateral from securities lending (1.5%)

40.87% Common Stock

15.58% International Investments

11.07% Alternative Investments

28.86% Fixed income

3.62% 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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CalSTRS boosts infrastructure exposure

The unique pension fund-owned structure of Industry Funds Management contributed to it winning a large infrastructure mandate from the $144.8 billion CalSTRS, whose risk-based view of the world has it looking for inflation-hedging diversification. alternatives, CalSTRS, Industry Funds Management, infrastructureAsset Owner:California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS)New York City Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS)
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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. BT Pension Scheme, Climate Change, climate change investment, Goldman Sachs, Thomas DiNapoliAsset Owner:California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)British Telecom Pension Scheme (BT Pension)New York City Teachers’ […]
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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, […]
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