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New York City Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
New York City ERS 55,489.5 341,890
Other Plans 0 0
Total 55,489.5 341,890

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2016)

Note: New York City Employees Retirement System has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
New York City Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 37.3
2002 32.8
2003 31.5
2004 34.2
2005 35.5
2006 37.3
2007 42.5
2008 39.7
2009 31.9
2010 35.4
2011 42.4
2012 42.7
2013 47.2
2014 54.4
2015 54.9
2016 55.5
2017 61.3
2018 65.2

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2018

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

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
New York City Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -2,045.1 37,251.8
2002 -2,128.8 32,842.0
2003 -2,421.8 31,524.7
2004 -2,169.3 34,177.3
2005 -1,762.0 35,526.3
2006 -1,646.8 37,288.2
2007 -1,447.7 42,514.3
2008 -916.9 39,716.8
2009 -781.0 31,903.4
2010 -843.1 35,383.8
2011 -830.9 42,409.1
2012 -337.4 42,655.3
2013 -432.8 47,194.6
2014 -688.3 54,422.0
2015 -711.9 54,889.3
2016 -574.5 55,489.5
2017 -1,158.3 61,316.8
2018 -1,266.7 65,206.8

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
New York City Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year New York City Employees Retirement System National Average
2001 -5.5 -2.0
2002 -6.5 -2.4
2003 -7.7 -2.6
2004 -6.3 -2.0
2005 -5.0 -2.2
2006 -4.4 -2.2
2007 -3.4 -2.1
2008 -2.3 -2.3
2009 -2.4 -3.1
2010 -2.4 -3.2
2011 -2.0 -3.1
2012 -0.8 -3.3
2013 -0.9 -3.1
2014 -1.3 -2.9
2015 -1.3 -2.8
2016 -1.0 -3.0
2017 -1.9 -2.9
2018 -1.9 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database