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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
Austin ERS 2,461.4 17,469 67.6 93.1 Austin Employees' Retirement System
Houston Firefighters 4,170.4 7,354 86.0 Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund
Texas County & District 29,260.5 229,623 88.5 108.0 Texas County & District Retirement System
Texas ERS 27,753.3 268,738 70.2 74.7 Texas Employees Retirement System
Texas LECOS 966.8 50,351 65.6 48.7 Texas Employees Retirement System
Texas Municipal 27,683.6 209,276 87.1 100.0 Texas Municipal Retirement System
Texas Teachers 154,568.9 1,398,457 76.9 98.9 Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Dallas Police and Fire 2,041.9 9,678 48.1 141.7 Dallas Police and Fire
Dallas ERS 3,282.3 16,300 80.0 67.4 Dallas ERS
Houston Municipal 2,988.9 26,171 57.7 99.4 Houston 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 TX US
2001 2.8 2.9
2002 3.1 3.0
2003 3.1 3.4
2004 3.0 4.2
2005 3.2 3.8
2006 3.4 3.7
2007 2.9 3.9
2008 2.8 4.2
2009 3.2 4.4
2010 3.6 4.6
2011 3.3 4.9
2012 2.7 5.0
2013 3.5 5.2
2014 3.9 5.6
2015 3.5 5.8
2016 3.9 6.1
2017 3.7 6.0
2018 4.7 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.