The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) has scheduled pre-retirement planning seminars for winter/spring 2007. The sites and dates are listed below. This information is also available on their web site at <<https://www.nystrs.org/>>
The seminars will feature presentations and discussions on NYSTRS benefits, retirement incentives, Social Security, financial planning, adjusting to retirement, legal considerations and other retirement related topics. The purpose of these seminars is to focus on questions and concerns important to preparation for retirement. They will be from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.
You must pre-register for these seminars. The participants are provided with personalized benefit information therefore, you will need to show photo identification. They are open to active NYSTRS members age 45 and older. Spouses and companions are also encouraged to attend. Reservations will be scheduled in the order that they are received.
The dates for the Rochester area are February 1, March 15, and April 20. The seminars will be held at the Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Road. To make a reservation please call the Retirement System in Albany at 1-800-352-3128, ext. 6180 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 4:15 pm. Please have ready to provide your social security number/employee ID, date of birth, home address and home telephone number. You will receive a letter from the retirement system confirming your appointment with directions to the seminar.
Alberta G. Lee, Director