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Seattle Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Seattle ERS 2,717.4 18,815
Other Plans 0 0
Total 2,717.4 18,815

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: Seattle Employees Retirement System has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Seattle Employees Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2003 1.5
2004 1.7
2005 1.8
2006 2.0
2007 2.1
2008 1.5
2009 1.6
2010 1.8
2011 1.8
2012 2.0
2013 2.2
2014 2.3
2015 2.3
2016 2.5
2017 2.9
2018 2.7

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2003-2018

Fiscal Year Seattle Employees Retirement System US State and Local Pensions
2003 1.7 2.2
2004 1.7 2.1
2005 1.7 2.1
2006 1.7 2.0
2007 1.7 2.0
2008 1.6 1.9
2009 1.7 1.9
2010 1.6 1.8
2011 1.5 1.7
2012 1.5 1.6
2013 1.5 1.5
2014 1.5 1.5
2015 1.4 1.4
2016 1.4 1.4
2017 1.4 1.4
2018 1.4 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Seattle Employees Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2003 -18.2 1,527.5
2004 -14.8 1,684.5
2005 -22.8 1,791.8
2006 -23.7 2,011.2
2007 -30.9 2,119.4
2008 -23.0 1,477.4
2009 -27.0 1,645.3
2010 -41.1 1,812.8
2011 -43.5 1,753.5
2012 -32.8 1,951.4
2013 -24.3 2,216.9
2014 -16.7 2,322.7
2015 -16.8 2,313.0
2016 -14.5 2,488.5
2017 -24.8 2,852.9
2018 -28.9 2,717.4

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Seattle Employees Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year Seattle Employees Retirement System National Average
2003 -1.2 -2.6
2004 -0.9 -2.0
2005 -1.3 -2.2
2006 -1.2 -2.2
2007 -1.5 -2.1
2008 -1.6 -2.3
2009 -1.6 -3.1
2010 -2.3 -3.2
2011 -2.5 -3.1
2012 -1.7 -3.3
2013 -1.1 -3.1
2014 -0.7 -2.9
2015 -0.7 -2.8
2016 -0.6 -3.0
2017 -0.9 -2.9
2018 -1.1 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database