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Illinois State Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Illinois SERS 17,463.3 138,702
Other Plans 0 0
Total 17,463.3 138,702

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: Illinois State Employees Retirement System has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Illinois State Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 8.3
2002 7.7
2003 7.5
2004 10.0
2005 10.5
2006 10.9
2007 12.1
2008 11.0
2009 8.5
2010 9.2
2011 11.0
2012 11.0
2013 12.4
2014 14.6
2015 15.3
2016 15.0
2017 16.5
2018 17.5

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2018

Fiscal Year Illinois State Employees Retirement System US State and Local Pensions
2001 1.9 2.4
2002 1.8 2.3
2003 1.3 2.2
2004 1.3 2.1
2005 1.3 2.1
2006 1.2 2.0
2007 1.2 2.0
2008 1.2 1.9
2009 1.1 1.9
2010 1.1 1.8
2011 1.1 1.7
2012 1.0 1.6
2013 0.9 1.5
2014 0.9 1.5
2015 0.9 1.4
2016 0.9 1.4
2017 0.8 1.4
2018 0.8 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Illinois State Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -21.9 8,276.7
2002 -56.7 7,673.9
2003 -186.8 7,502.1
2004 1,066.2 9,990.2
2005 -449.6 10,494.1
2006 -707.5 10,899.9
2007 -600.9 12,078.9
2008 -402.8 10,995.4
2009 -308.6 8,477.9
2010 -75.9 9,201.8
2011 -161.3 10,970.8
2012 -16.0 10,960.7
2013 -61.6 12,400.3
2014 11.9 14,581.6
2015 -4.1 15,258.9
2016 -94.9 15,038.5
2017 -321.2 16,530.2
2018 -323.9 17,463.3

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Illinois State Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Illinois State Employees Retirement System National Average
2001 -0.3 -2.0
2002 -0.7 -2.4
2003 -2.5 -2.6
2004 10.7 -2.0
2005 -4.3 -2.2
2006 -6.5 -2.2
2007 -5.0 -2.1
2008 -3.7 -2.3
2009 -3.6 -3.1
2010 -0.8 -3.2
2011 -1.5 -3.1
2012 -0.1 -3.3
2013 -0.5 -3.1
2014 0.1 -2.9
2015 -0.0 -2.8
2016 -0.6 -3.0
2017 -1.9 -2.9
2018 -1.9 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database