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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
Pennsylvania School Employees 56,363.7 514,767 56.4 100.0 Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System
Pennsylvania State ERS 26,937.0 241,044 56.0 100.0 Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
Pennsylvania Municipal 2,349.4 14,991 100.4 129.0 Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System
Philadelphia Municipal 5,341.3 66,575 46.8 118.3 Philadelphia Municipal Retirement System
Pittsburgh Police 264.8 2,445 55.2 76.9 Pittsburgh Policemen's Relief and Pension Fund
Pittsburgh Municipal 223.6 3,517 61.9 174.0 Pittsburgh Municipal

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Public Cost

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

Fiscal Year PA US
2001 1.2 2.9
2002 0.7 3.0
2003 0.8 3.4
2004 1.3 4.2
2005 1.7 3.8
2006 1.9 3.7
2007 2.2 3.9
2008 2.3 4.2
2009 2.1 4.4
2010 2.2 4.6
2011 2.5 4.9
2012 3.5 5.0
2013 4.0 5.2
2014 5.0 5.6
2015 5.8 5.8
2016 6.6 6.1
2017 7.9 6.0
2018 7.7 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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