About Us

Our Mission

TRS provides eligible New York City educators with retirement, disability, and death benefits.

We are committed to developing innovations that help us fulfill our mission of providing "the efficient collection of contributions, the prudent investment of retirement funds, the responsible disbursement of member benefits, and the delivery of exceptional levels of member service."

Benefits Overview

Our members can receive a guaranteed retirement allowance, the opportunity to set aside additional funds for retirement, low-interest loans, disability retirement benefits, and death benefits.

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Membership Eligibility

TRS membership is available to certain educators who work for the New York City Department of Education (DOE), the City University of New York (CUNY), and participating New York City Charter Schools.

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Our Retirement Board

The Teachers' Retirement Board, a seven-member Board, sets policy and oversees TRS' operations.

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Our Checkbook

Our Checkbook is a searchable database of TRS expenditures from 2010 forward.

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