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 9,672.6 218,092 48.1 103.3 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky ERS 2,974.5 123,070 16.5 98.2 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky Teachers 20,371.9 137,252 58.1 100.0 Kentucky Teachers Retirement System
Lexington-Fayette County Police and Fire 766.8 2,454 74.2 100.0 Lexington-Fayette County Policemen's and Firefighters' Retirement Fund

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2019)

Public Cost

Annual Required Contribution as percent of State and Local Own-Source Revenue, 2001-2018

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 9.4 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.