Office of the Actuary in the News

Press Articles about the NYCOA

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The Chief publishes Chief Actuary’s Op-Ed on the value of defined benefit pension plans.[PDF] [link to article on the Chief Leader Website]
"Crisis Doesn’t Exist. Defined-Benefit Pensions Continue to Hold Value." …The Chief Leader
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The New York Times publishes Chief Actuary’s response to their article on City pensions.
"The city consistently makes 100 percent of its pension contributions. Retirees receive their pension checks. The pension system is sound."…... …The New York Times Opinion Page
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Academy Helps NYC Honor 100 Years of Actuarial Public Service and Professional Excellence
"Academy President Tom Wildsmith participated in a New York City Office of the Actuary dedication ceremony on Monday commemorating the centennial of the city’s Pension Commission investigation." …American Academy of Actuaries
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One Hundredth Anniversary of the NYCOA [PDF] [link to the Chief Leader Website]
"Actuary’s Office Marks 100 Years as Beacon Lighting Way for City Pensions." …The Chief Leader
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Mayor de Blasio Announces Sherry Chan as City's New Chief Actuary
"Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced Sherry Chan as the City’s new Chief Actuary. In this role, Chan will serve the City’s retirement funds and oversee actuarial calculations for post-employments benefits for City employees." …Office of the Mayor
After long search, city finds new chief actuary
"After a lengthy search, the city has named a new chief actuary—a little-known but highly significant position that determines the city's pension liability." …Politico