State Data » Kentucky

Major pension plans in the state

Plan Name Assets (millions) Participants Funded Ratio Percent of ARC Paid Retirement System that Administers the Plan
Kentucky County 11,605.1 217,138 50.4 78.3 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky ERS 3,959.9 120,292 20.0 107.0 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky Teachers 25,935.8 137,259 57.2 100.0 Kentucky Teachers Retirement System
Lexington-Fayette County Police and Fire 995.3 2,490 79.5 Lexington-Fayette County Policemen's and Firefighters' Retirement Fund

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2021)

Public Cost

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

Fiscal Year KY US
2001 3.2 2.9
2002 2.8 3.0
2003 2.4 3.4
2004 3.0 4.2
2005 3.2 3.8
2006 3.7 3.7
2007 3.8 3.9
2008 3.9 4.2
2009 4.4 4.4
2010 4.7 4.6
2011 7.2 4.9
2012 5.4 5.0
2013 6.1 5.2
2014 6.0 5.6
2015 5.6 5.8
2016 6.4 6.1
2017 8.4 6.0
2018 9.1 6.4
2019 10.1 6.2

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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