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 9,506.6 218,901 48.2 84.5 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky ERS 3,059.6 121,788 17.2 91.0 Kentucky Retirement Systems
Kentucky Teachers 20,717.0 138,919 58.4 100.0 Kentucky Teachers Retirement System
Lexington-Fayette County Police and Fire 790.4 2,463 75.0 Lexington-Fayette County Policemen's and Firefighters' Retirement Fund

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2020)

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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