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Major pension plans in the state

Plan Name Assets (millions) Participants Funded Ratio Percent of ARC Paid Retirement System that Administers the Plan
Colorado Municipal 5,194.6 23,685 82.4 94.1 Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association
Colorado School 30,674.2 209,231 60.6 85.2 Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association
Colorado State 17,879.9 103,433 59.1 86.0 Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association
Denver Employees 2,366.7 22,868 60.3 102.9 Denver Employees Retirement Plan
Denver Schools 4,107.6 24,064 81.2 65.6 Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2020)

Public Cost

Annual Required Contribution as percent of State and Local Own-Source Revenue, 2001-2021

Fiscal Year CO US
2001 3.2 2.9
2002 2.7 3.0
2003 3.5 3.4
2004 5.1 4.2
2005 5.3 3.8
2006 4.3 3.7
2007 4.5 3.9
2008 4.4 4.2
2009 6.0 4.4
2010 4.7 4.6
2011 3.6 4.9
2012 4.1 5.0
2013 4.4 5.2
2014 4.5 5.6
2015 6.5 5.8
2016 7.4 6.1
2017 7.1 6.0
2018 7.6 6.4
2019 4.9 6.2
2020 7.7 6.6
2021 8.0 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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