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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
Georgia ERS 13,502.3 116,586 73.8 100.0 Georgia Employees Retirement System
Georgia Teachers 81,161.6 483,844 76.2 100.0 Georgia Teachers Retirement System
Atlanta ERS 1,499.6 7,278 68.0 100.0 Atlanta General Employees Pension Fund
Atlanta Police 1,150.5 3,402 74.4 100.0 Atlanta Police Fund
Atlanta Fire 716.4 2,019 74.4 100.0 Atlanta Fire
Atlanta Education 181.8 2,796 100.0 Atlanta Education

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 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 3.8 4.6
2011 3.7 4.9
2012 3.9 5.0
2013 4.0 5.2
2014 4.5 5.6
2015 5.0 5.8
2016 5.4 6.1
2017 5.4 6.0
2018 6.6 6.4
2019 6.4 6.2
2020 6.6 6.6
2021 6.3 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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