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Please read about our operations during the pandemic period. (Last update: 1/11/2023)

View 1099 Forms Online [posted 2/1/23]

Members who received a distribution from TRS in 2022 can now view the associated 1099 forms in the secure section of our website. 1099 forms for pensions and other recurring payments are available to view and download. 1099 forms for withdrawals and lump-sum distributions are also available.

All 1099 forms were mailed earlier in January. TRS cannot estimate when members will receive their forms in the mail. Members who have not received the mailing or need an additional copy of a 1099 form should log in to our website to access the forms.

Monthly Account Update Available [updated 1/23/23]

 Account information as of December 31, 2022 is now available in the secure section of our website. In-service members can log in to see their latest account balances, plus loan information and investment elections. Retirees with a TDA account can view their latest TDA account balances, plus investment elections, loans, and RMD information.
 

Watch Upcoming Board Meetings Online [updated 01/19/23]

The next Investment Meeting of the Teachers' Retirement Board will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2023. The next regular Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023. Normally, meetings are streamed live on TRS' website and are available for on-demand viewing within two business days.

January 2023 Unit Values Available [posted 1/13/23]

The January unit values for the variable-return Passport Funds are now available. Unit values are based on each portfolio's closing market value as of the end of the preceding month.

2022 ACFR Now Available [posted 12/29/22]

We have posted the 2022 edition of our Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The ACFR is part of the City's overall financial reporting and presents TRS' financial position and the results of TRS operations. This report covers both our Qualified Pension Plan (QPP) and our Tax-Deferred Annuity (TDA) Program. On the Financial Reports page, you can view the most recent issue or choose an issue from our archives.

Fall 2022 Newsletters Now Available [posted 12/16/22]

The Fall 2022 issues of our member newsletters are now available online. The mailing of Benefits Report to retirees and In-Service News to non-retired members will begin shortly. On the Newsletters page, you can view the most recent issues or choose an issue from our archives.

TRS Will No Longer Support Outdated Browsers [posted 12/1/22]

To improve your online experience and security, please use the latest version of a supported browser when visiting our website. Supported browsers are listed at Using Our Site. Beginning in January, TRS’ website will no longer support outdated browsers, such as Internet Explorer. If you visit our website (or any website) with an outdated browser, you might not be able to complete transactions or view content correctly. Make sure to keep your browser current on all your devices!

Winter Online Programs Available [posted 1/1/22]

February is here and TRS’ online educational programs continue to be a popular go-to for our members. If you want to learn more about your pension and TDA, review the program descriptions and register on the Educational Programs page today! All programs are virtual.

Mailing to Gulino Class Members [posted 9/3/21]

TRS will send certain class members of Gulino v. Board of Education an invoice for pension contributions that must be paid in order to receive pension credit from TRS. The mailings will continue until all affected class members are contacted. 
 
TRS representatives cannot answer questions about this mailing or any other aspects of the litigation. Additional information regarding Gulino can be found at the Gulino website at www.gulinolitigation.com.

Reminder of Filing Deadline for World Trade Center Law [updated 11/14/22]

Qualifying members who worked in the World Trade Center Rescue, Recovery, or Cleanup Operations between September 11, 2001 and September 12, 2002 may file a Notice of Participation (code DI40) with TRS. Beneficiaries of qualifying members who died without having filed this form may file the beneficiary version of the Notice of Participation (code DI40b). TRS must receive the Notice of Participation and, if applicable, an Authorization for Release of Health-Related Information (code DI47) by September 11, 2026.

Please see the World Trade Center Presumptive Disability and Death Benefit Laws information sheet for a list of qualifying conditions or impairments of health and other important information.