Sherry S. Chan FCA MAAA ASA

Chief Actuary, New York City Office of the Actuary

Contact Information

New York City Office of the Actuary
255 Greenwich Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Sherry Chan is New York City’s Chief Actuary. In this role, she serves the city’s retirement funds and oversee actuarial calculations for post-employments benefits for city employees. Chan has more than 15 years of international actuarial experience, with a specialty in retirement benefits. Most recently, Chan served as Chief Actuarial Officer for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and was an actuary for the state of Ohio. While in this role, she was also actively involved in the actuarial community, volunteering with the Actuarial Foundation’s Advancing Student Achievement Program and on the Board of the Columbus Actuarial Club. Chan is also an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Chan received her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University, where she studied actuarial science, mathematics, economics and Chinese. She earned a master’s degree from The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University after graduating from their Executive MBA program.

CCA Member Since 2014

606 - Impact of Proposed ASOP Changes on Public Plans 2020 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 31, 2020)

Public Plans Open Forum 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 30, 2019)

ASOP 51 in Practice for Public Sector Plans 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)

Public Hybrid Plans 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2018)

Talking Risk 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2018)

Current Events in Public Plan Funding Policy 2017 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 04, 2017)

Don't Gamble with Ethics 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2016)

Public Plans Open Forum 2016 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2016)

Public Sector Plan Headlines Public Sector Plan Headlines Audio/Webcast (July 13, 2016)

GASB Developments 2008 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 07, 2008)


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