Pensions - Social Security - Benefits

Social Security Administration (SSA)

  • [email protected]
  • (800) 772-1213 / (TTY:800-325-0778
  • Please beware of Social Security scams.
  • The Social Security raise for 2022 will be 5.9%. This is one of the
    biggest increases retirees will see in years.                                   

New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) 

  • 30-30 47thAvenue, Suite 1010, Long Island City, NY 11101 (Mail only, no visitors)
  • (347) 643-3000  / (877) 669-2377 / (TTY: 347-643-3501)

District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO - Health & Security Administration

  • 55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041
  • (212) 815-1234
  • www.dc37.net

District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO - Death Benefit Unit

Retirees Association of DC37 (RETASSN)

  • 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 501, New York, NY 10038
  • (212) 815-1781/ [email protected]
  • (877) 323-7738 (outside NY-NJ-CT)

Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York (TRS)  

  • 55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041
  • (888) 869-2877                                                                                     

 Board of Education Retirement System-BERS

Teachers' Retirement System offices are still closed to visitors, but TRS is finding other ways to serve its members during the pandemic.  For example, you can schedule a 30-minute video call with TRS representative using Zoom. Visit the TRS website and click on the icon to make an appointment.

And, on a temporary basis, if you're having trouble reaching a TRS representative on the phone, you can send an inquiry by email to [email protected].  For additional service updates, go to www.trsnyc.org of follow TRS on social media.

Board of Education Retirement System memberscan schedule a virtual counseling session with a BERS benefit examiner. To set up a meeting, members can email BERS directly at [email protected] or call 929-305-3800.                           

  • 65 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 
  • (929) 305-3800 / (800) 843-5575                                                                              

NYC Managerial Employees Association

Organization of Staff Analysts

  • 220 East 23rd Street, Suite 707, New York, NY 10010
  • (212) 686-1229
  • www.osaunion.org