Executive Director Update


NYCERS Executive Director Update
Melanie Whinnery

World Trade Center (WTC) 
September 2022 Executive Director Update

NYCERS has made many enhancements to our Medical Board and WTC Disability processing:

  • Reduced WTC Notices of Participation waiting for verification by nearly 90%
  • Added eight new Medical Board physicians ​
  • NYCERS had its first all-female Medical Board in 2021, and has had more than six all-female Medical boards since then
  • Applicants and their attorneys can now upload, review and access medical records online via a secured portal​
  • Members are now able to appear before the NYCERS Board of Trustees via video conference​
  • And much more…

Click here to learn some Fast Facts About the NYCERS Medical Board.

See what members are saying about their experience during the Disability Retirement process.