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Cook County Employees Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Cook County ERS 9,862.0 53,171
Other Plans 0 0
Total 9,862.0 53,171

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: Cook County Employees has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Cook County Employees
2008-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2008 6.1
2009 6.9
2010 7.6
2011 7.4
2012 8.1
2013 8.9
2014 9.1
2015 8.6
2016 9.1
2017 10.4
2018 9.9

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2008-2018

Fiscal Year Cook County Employees US State and Local Pensions
2008 1.6 1.9
2009 1.6 1.9
2010 1.5 1.8
2011 1.4 1.7
2012 1.3 1.6
2013 1.3 1.5
2014 1.3 1.5
2015 1.2 1.4
2016 1.2 1.4
2017 1.1 1.4
2018 1.1 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Cook County Employees
2008-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2008 -146.0 6,069.3
2009 -159.5 6,929.5
2010 -196.0 7,574.7
2011 -219.5 7,441.2
2012 -273.2 8,059.9
2013 -316.1 8,927.4
2014 -351.6 9,068.4
2015 -407.8 8,643.0
2016 -160.9 9,115.7
2017 -112.8 10,407.9
2018 -126.9 9,862.0

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Cook County Employees
2008-2018

Fiscal Year Cook County Employees National Average
2008 -2.4 -2.3
2009 -2.3 -3.1
2010 -2.6 -3.2
2011 -2.9 -3.1
2012 -3.4 -3.3
2013 -3.5 -3.1
2014 -3.9 -2.9
2015 -4.7 -2.8
2016 -1.8 -3.0
2017 -1.1 -2.9
2018 -1.3 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database