Make Sure You Receive Your Member Annual Statement

Member annual statements are distributed to NYSLRS members each spring (retiree statements are delivered by early March). It’s important that you make sure your contact information is correct to ensure you receive your Statement. (Note: Updating your contact information with your employer doesn’t update it with NYSLRS.)

Use Retirement Online to Check or Update Your Contact Information

The fastest way to check your contact information, and update it if needed, is through Retirement Online. Sign in to your Retirement Online account, go to the ‘My Profile Information’ area of your Account Homepage and click “Update” next to your mailing address or email address to make corrections.  

If you have trouble signing in to your account, please read our Retirement Online Tools and Tips blog post for help.

If you don’t have a Retirement Online account, it’s easy to create one. Visit our Retirement Online for Members page and click ‘Register Now’ under the Sign In button. When you create your account, you’ll be asked to provide the ZIP code of your home address. If it doesn’t recognize your current ZIP code, it’s likely we have an older address on file for you. Please use the older ZIP code to create your account — you can update your address after you register. If you need assistance with Retirement Online, please contact us.

You can also update your contact information using our secure contact form, as long as your new mailing address is not a PO Box. Be sure to complete all fields and include your old and new contact information.

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Get Your Statement Faster

You’ll receive your Statement faster if you choose the email option in Retirement Online. If you choose this option, you’ll receive an email that directs you to Retirement Online to see your Statement as soon as it’s ready. To choose your Statement delivery preference, go to the ‘My Profile Information’ area of your Retirement Online Account Homepage and click “Update” next to ‘Member Annual Statement by.’

You can also receive other correspondence from us by email by clicking “Update” next to ‘Contact by.’ If you choose ‘Mail’ or don’t select a preference, you will receive letters through the US Postal Service.

Note: For security purposes, certain correspondence (like tax forms) will only be sent by mail.

Questions about Your Statement?

Visit our Member Annual Statement page for answers to common questions. Remember that your Statement provides information as of March 31, 2021 — the end of the State fiscal year. However, you can sign in to Retirement Online throughout the year to view current account information.

Please share this post with friends, family or coworkers who are NYSLRS members so they can also check their contact information.

7 thoughts on “Make Sure You Receive Your Member Annual Statement

    1. NYSLRS Post author

      You can order a reprint of your 1099-R online. The reprint will be mailed to the address we have on file for you.

      Retirement Online is the fastest way to check your address and update it if needed. ¬¬If you don’t already have an account, go to the Sign In page and click the “Sign Up” link under the “Customer Sign In” button.

      Unless your new address is a PO box or international address, you can email an address change using our secure contact form. Complete all form fields and provide your old and new address. You can also use the secure email form to request a reprint of your 1099-R.

      Reply
  1. Linda Scliet

    I never received my 1099-R. I have called, requested…more than 3 weeks ago.
    I am unable to file 2020 taxes.
    It would be nice if I could just download the dang thing. Time is of the essence.

    Reply
    1. NYSLRS Post author

      You can request a reprint of your 1099-R online. The reprint will be sent to the mailing address the Retirement System has on file for you. If you moved recently, you will need to update your address before ordering a reprint. Retirement Online is the fastest way to check and update your address with NYSLRS. If you don’t already have an account, go to the Sign In page and click the “Sign Up” link under the “Customer Sign In” button.

      Unless your new address is a PO box or international address, you can also email an address change using our secure contact form. Complete all form fields and provide your old and new address. You can also use the secure email form to request a reprint of your 1099-R.

      Reply
    1. NYSLRS Post author

      You can request a reprint of your 1099-R online. The reprint will be mailed to the address we have on file for you.

      Retirement Online is the fastest way to check your address and update it if needed. ­­If you don’t already have an account, go to the Sign In page and click the “Sign Up” link under the “Customer Sign In” button.

      Unless your new address is a PO box or international address, you can email an address change using our secure contact form. Complete all form fields and provide your old and new address. You can also use the secure email form to request a reprint of your 1099-R.

      Reply

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