NEW YORK - Unclaimed Property

Estate Proceeds

Unclaimed Funds | Office of the New York State Comptroller› unclaimed-funds

$17 BILLION in LostMoney. Every dayNew YorkState returns $1.5 million to those who file claims here. Is any yours? Search

Banks, insurance companies, corporations and the courts are among the many organizations required by law to report dormant accounts to the State Comptroller. These organizations must attempt to notify you by mail and publish the information in newspapers. Despite these efforts, many funds remain unclaimed and are turned over to the Office of the State Comptroller.

Types of Unclaimed Funds Accounts

  • Bank Accounts – savings, checking and CDs
  • Court Funds
  • Dividends
  • Estate Proceeds
  • Insurance Benefits/Policies
  • Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds
  • Telephone/Utility/Security Deposits