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Posted on: May 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Check To See If You Have Any Unclaimed Funds

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From the NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and the Office of Unclaimed Funds. To see how much unclaimed money there is in each county, use our interactive map at

  • New York State has $15.5 billion in unclaimed money
  • More than 39 million account records remain unclaimed 
  • Every day we return over 1.5 million 
  • A New York Sate resident received $5.2 million from a stock claim
  • Largest amount still unclaimed is approximately $8 million for an estate 
  • Record-setting $460 million funds paid; more than 535,000 accounts processed (4/17-3/18)
  • Interest is paid for five years on interest bearing accounts- currently it's 4%
  • 70% of claims are less than $100
  • No fee to reclaim funds
  • Most claims can be submitted online
  • More than 10 million searches conducted annually 

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