NYCERS' 100th Anniversary

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NYCERS’ 100th Anniversary

NYCERS turned 100 on October 1, 2020! Watch our video about the history of the agency, including interviews with several NYCERS members and staff, and check out the historical timeline and a profile of our longest-standing NYCERS member.

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100th Anniversary Timeline

NYCERS Historical Timeline
Trusted Partner of New York City Employees for 100 Years

NYCERS Historical Timeline

Trusted Partner of New York City Employees for 100 Years

The New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) was founded by the New York State Legislature in 1920 with 13,331 members. Today, NYCERS has grown into the largest municipal public employee retirement system in the United States with more than 350,000 active members and retirees including civilian employees such as clerical workers, accountants and social workers, and uniformed employees such as New York City Correction Officers and Sanitation Workers.

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Picture of Artie Weiss

Honoring Artie Weiss on his 60th Year of City Service

Honoring Artie Weiss on his 60th Year of City Service

As NYCERS celebrates its 100th Anniversary, we are pleased to recognize another milestone in NYCERS’ history – Artie Weiss, of NYCERS’ IT-Mainframe Operations unit, has been working for the City for 60 years, 55 of them at NYCERS!

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Proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio

Proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor's Proclamation

“Whereas: The New York City Employees’ Retirement System was founded by the New York State legislature in 1920 with 13,331 members. Over the last century, NYCERS has become the largest municipal public employee retirement system in the United States. Every day, NYCERS serves more than 350,000 active members and retirees, ranging from correctional officers and sanitation workers to accountants, social workers and many more individuals tasked with keeping our city running. Today, I am proud to join with NYCERS as it celebrates it’s 100th anniversary.”

- Mayor Bill de Blasio