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New York State Teachers’ Retirement Fund

Established in 1921 by the New York State Legislature, NYSTRS provides retirement, disability and death benefits to eligible New York State public school teachers and administrators through a defined benefit plan. It is the second-largest public retirement system in the state and one of the 10-largest public pension funds in the US.


United States



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Thomas K. Lee

Chief Investment Officer

Thomas K. Lee


David P. Keefe

Asset allocation

32.2% Domestic Equity

15.1% International Equity

3.3% Global Equity

12.7% Real Estate Equity

10.8% Private Equity

14.1% Domestic Fixed Income

0.8% High-yield bonds

2.2% Global Bonds

5.9% Real Estate Debt

1.1% Private Debt

1.8% Cash Equivalents related articles
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NYSTRS reallocates to international passive

The executive director of the $72 billion New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS), Thomas Lee, has been given the discretion to reallocate actively managed international equity assets into passive funds, in line with a board decision to use a blended international equity benchmark, as the fund appoints new consultants to begin from January.