State Data » Georgia

Major pension plans in the state

Plan Name Assets (millions) Participants Funded Ratio Percent of ARC Paid Retirement System that Administers the Plan
Georgia ERS 13,617.5 117,662 75.6 100.0 Georgia Employees Retirement System
Georgia Teachers 78,788.9 471,993 76.7 100.0 Georgia Teachers Retirement System
Atlanta ERS 1,502.9 7,021 69.4 100.0 Atlanta General Employees Pension Fund
Atlanta Police 1,163.1 3,439 77.6 100.0 Atlanta Police Fund
Atlanta Fire 727.3 2,056 74.2 100.0 Atlanta Fire

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2019)

Public Cost

Annual Required Contribution as percent of State and Local Own-Source Revenue, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year GA US
2001 3.9 2.9
2002 3.1 3.0
2003 3.3 3.4
2004 3.3 4.2
2005 3.2 3.8
2006 2.9 3.7
2007 3.1 3.9
2008 3.2 4.2
2009 3.6 4.4
2010 3.7 4.6
2011 3.6 4.9
2012 3.9 5.0
2013 3.8 5.2
2014 4.5 5.6
2015 4.8 5.8
2016 5.4 6.1
2017 5.4 6.0
2018 6.6 6.4
2019 6.4 6.2

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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