New York State Teachers Retirement System, Albany, committed $100 million to Capital Trusts C.T. Mezzanine Partners II. Funding will come from cash. The $80 billion system also renewed the following manager contracts for one year each: Capital International, which manages $334.5 million in emerging markets equities; Cohen & Steers, $66.8 million in a REIT income fund and $125.67 million in a non-income-bearing REIT fund; Lend Lease Rosen, $125.6 million in a REIT fund; RREEF, $116.2 million in a REIT fund; and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, $908.3 million in international equities. It also renewed its contract for one year with general investment consultant Evaluation Associates.