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Washington Department of Retirement Systems Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Washington LEOFF Plan 2 14,240.1 24,500
Washington PERS 2/3 42,536.8 248,647
Washington School Employees Plan 2/3 6,119.2 95,052
Washington Teachers Plan 2/3 15,945.0 103,698
Other Plans 21,856.4 116,866
Total 100,697.4 588,763

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2019)

Note: Washington Department of Retirement Systems has 4 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Washington Department of Retirement Systems
2006-2019

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2006 50.7
2007 60.1
2008 58.1
2009 44.2
2010 48.7
2011 57.4
2012 56.8
2013 62.4
2014 72.6
2015 74.5
2016 75.3
2017 84.9
2018 92.4
2019 100.7

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2006-2019

Fiscal Year Washington Department of Retirement Systems US State and Local Pensions
2006 2.4 2.0
2007 2.4 2.0
2008 2.4 1.9
2009 2.3 1.9
2010 2.2 1.8
2011 2.1 1.7
2012 2.0 1.6
2013 1.9 1.5
2014 1.9 1.5
2015 null 1.4
2016 1.8 1.4
2017 1.8 1.4
2018 1.7 1.3
2019 1.7 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Washington Department of Retirement Systems
2006-2019

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2006 -1,551.6 50,744.2
2007 -1,291.7 60,116.6
2008 -1,396.1 58,062.0
2009 -723.2 44,217.9
2010 -1,323.3 48,715.4
2011 -1,503.6 57,367.2
2012 -1,373.5 56,766.6
2013 -1,455.1 62,407.9
2014 -1,283.2 72,567.2
2015 -1,364.8 74,510.4
2016 -996.8 75,307.9
2017 -963.5 84,885.9
2018 -597.0 92,376.8
2019 -593.4 100,697.4

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Washington Department of Retirement Systems
2006-2019

Fiscal Year Washington Department of Retirement Systems National Average
2006 -3.1 -2.2
2007 -2.1 -2.1
2008 -2.4 -2.3
2009 -1.6 -3.1
2010 -2.7 -3.2
2011 -2.6 -3.1
2012 -2.4 -3.3
2013 -2.3 -3.1
2014 -1.8 -2.9
2015 -1.8 -2.8
2016 -1.3 -3.0
2017 -1.1 -2.9
2018 -0.6 -2.6
2019 -0.6 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database