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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 2,928.0 18,123 63.5 92.9 Austin Employees' Retirement System
Houston Firefighters 4,237.7 7,451 82.9 90.2 Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund
Texas County & District 33,833.5 238,840 89.4 110.0 Texas County & District Retirement System
Texas ERS 27,351.2 272,445 70.5 75.3 Texas Employees Retirement System
Texas LECOS 943.6 50,388 65.3 47.2 Texas Employees Retirement System
Texas Municipal 31,813.8 216,937 88.0 100.0 Texas Municipal Retirement System
Texas Teachers 157,978.2 1,427,734 76.4 81.6 Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Dallas Police and Fire 2,075.2 10,019 45.7 102.4 Dallas Police and Fire
Dallas ERS 3,658.1 16,498 75.7 63.7 Dallas ERS
Houston Municipal 3,101.0 26,226 59.3 98.9 Houston Municipal
Houston Police 5,674.6 9,819 81.7 100.9 Houston Police

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 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 4.4 6.4

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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