Find a Report

  • Latest Special Reports

  • The P&I 1,000 (Pension Funds)

  • Largest Money Managers (U.S.)

  • Top Performing Managers

  • Investment Consultants

  • View More Reports

  • View Reports By Year

Related

Funded status of public pension plans: 2012

Publication Date: October 1, 2012

Severely underfunded public defined benefit plans will have to try a bit of everything to shrink liabilities, from benefit cuts to contribution hikes to accelerated payments, and paying more attention to costs overall.

Stories from the issue

Public pension funding ratios still tumbling

Only three of largest public pension plans were above 100%.

Solving the public pension plan funding crisis

Pension fund executives say it will take more than just investing acumen to fix the funding problem.

Some public pension execs worry new GASB rule will add fuel to fire

Public pension plan executives keeping a watchful eye over their funding levels will have another number to worry about next year when new Governmental Accounting Standards Board rules usher in a stark indicator: net pension liability.

Related stories from the archives

Charts and data

Graphic: Public pension fund databank

Data are based on P&Iís 100 largest public plans that published their 2011 annual report as of Sept. 28.

Funded status of public DB plans

The P&I Research Center may require an additional subscription.

Public DB plan rankings

The P&I Research Center may require an additional subscription.

Public pension fund investment returns

The P&I Research Center may require an additional subscription.