Education Retirement System, Board of


The Head of the Retirement System is the Board of Trustees. The Board, subject to the limitations of the BERS Rules and Regulations and of law, establishes the policies for the administration and transaction of the business of the System and for the control of funds. The Board of Trustees consists of thirteen (13) Panel for Educational Policy members, the Chancellor and two (2) employee-members elected by the membership. The term of each employee-member is four years beginning the first of January following a regular election. Each employee-member has an alternate, who will serve the duration of the term of office.



  65 Court St., Room 1602 Brooklyn, NY 11201    Map this

Contact Numbers

(929) 305-3800
Fax:  (718) 935-4124

Board of Trustees

Peter Calandrella
Chancellor Richard A. Carranza
Isaac Carmignani
Geneal Chacon
April Chapman
Jose Davila
Deborah Dillingham
Michael Kraft
Vanessa Leung
Gary Linnen
John Maderich
Donald Nesbit
Lori Podvesker
Natalie Green-Giles
Shannon Waite
Miguelina Zorrilla-Aristy


Sanford Rich , Executive Director.
(929) 305-3939