Start searching for unclaimed funds in New York by entering the first and last name that you would like to search for in the box above.
If you believe you have unclaimed funds in the state of New York, you can perform state searches to try to find it. It doesn't matter if you no longer live in that particular state or it has been several years since you even thought of the property or cash. Even if you don't think there is any type of unclaimed funds available to you, you can still perform the searches to check as it is free to search for and claim. You may never know if a relative has willed you property or money and you were never contacted about it.
It is estimated that over 90% of Americans have some sort of unclaimed funds or assets available. At any given time, the government is holding more than $35 billion in unclaimed funds and other assets for over 100 million accounts. The good news is that some of it may be yours.
Every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, British Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Alberta and Quebec, Canada all have unclaimed programs that work to actively locate the owners of unclaimed funds and assets that have either been forgotten or left in the name of someone who is already deceased. For example, according to The National Unclaimed Property Database (NUPD), a Boston man recovered 1000 shares of stock valued at $4 million. Most do not have lost money or stock that valuable, but the available amounts add up in a hurry and could total anywhere from $100 to thousands of dollars.
Typically unclaimed funds come from various holders that include financial institutions, employers, utility companies, insurance companies, retailers, corporations and governmental agencies throughout the United States. Along with State and Federal agencies we work to make owners aware of unclaimed funds so they can rightfully claim it.
Funds become "unclaimed" after a holder or business loses contact with a customer for an extended period. The funds are sent to the appropriate government agency to safeguard the property and make any efforts to find the funds easier. Although the funds will be held in trust for the benefit of the residents until the rightful owners or heirs are located; the government agency will not assume ownership of the unclaimed funds. Filing a claim is FREE and so is the use of this site. There will be no time limit to searching for or filing a claim for your unclaimed funds. It is a free public service.
Unclaimed funds can consist of anything earned from employment, any financial stocks in your name, any property that you inherited from relatives, or any overpaid bills in which you are entitled to receive the extra balance. Unclaimed funds can come from the following sources: