New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) Designation of Beneficiary (RS 5127)

State employee designates beneficiary trust with contingent beneficiaries.

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New York State and Local Retirement System
110 State Street
Albany, New York 12244-0001

Alternate Option: Complete Your Transaction Online

This transaction may be completed online. Retirement Online gives you an easy and secure way to review your benefits and conduct transactions in real time instead of sending forms through the mail or calling the Retirement System.

You can do things like update your contact information, view or update your beneficiaries, apply for a loan, request service credit, manage your loan and service credit payments, estimate your pension benefit or apply for retirement.

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Form Facts

Form Type: Downloadable, PDF document

Requirements: Adobe Reader

Updated: March 2011

Owner: Office of the New York State Controller, New York State and Local Retirement System