Teachers' Retirement System


Usually meets at 3:30 p.m. on approximately every third Thursday in each month. Composed of seven members as follows: Chairperson, Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) and the Comptroller, Ex Officio; two members appointed by the Mayor, one a member of the Panel for Educational Policy; three members of the Teachers’ Retirement Association elected from the contributors for terms of three years. No salary. Chair selected by Board Members.



  55 Water St., New York NY, 10041    Map this

Contact Numbers

(888) 8NYC-TRS
Fax:  (212) 612-5420
HR:  Fax:  (212) 612-5440


Chairperson - Thomas Brown
Comptroller - Brad Lander , Ex officio
Representative of the Chancellor, Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) - Dr. Gregory Faulkner
Teacher - Victoria Lee
Term ends May 31, 2026
Teacher - Thomas Brown
Term ends May 31, 2023
Teacher - David Kazansky
Term ends May 31, 2024
Panel of Educational Policy - Vacant
Representative of the Mayor - Bryan Berge

The Medical Board

Composed of three physicians - one appointed by the members of the Retirement Board who are contributors, one appointed by the members of the Retirement Board who are not contributors, and one appointed by the entire Retirement Board.

Dr. Cook- Mack, M.D.
Term ends Jul 31, 2024
Additional Position(s): Contributing Members’ Appointee
Alan David, D.O.
Term ends Jul 31, 2025
Additional Position(s): Entire Retirement Board Appointee
Dr. Nydia Providence
Term ends Jul 31, 2026
Additional Position(s): Non-Contributing Members’ Appointee