Pension Funds Financial Snapshot


The VPIC systems had combined assets of approximately $4.02 billion as of June 30, 2014. For a summary of VPIC assets under management since 2007, please click here.

Preliminary gross rates of return for the 12 months through June 30, 2015 were:

  • 0.1 percent for the Vermont State Retirement System
  • -0.2 percent for the State Teachers' Retirement System
  • 0.1 percent for the Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System.

For the ten years ended June 30, 2015, the median public retirement plan in the United States (IFx Public Defined Benefit data) had an average annualized total return of 6.8 percent, compared with:

  • 6.0 percent for the Vermont State Retirement System
  • 5.8 percent for the State Teachers' Retirement System
  • 6.2 percent for the Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System.

Over the long term, Vermont's systems in aggregate compare favorably with the majority of public pension plans.
 

To see financial performance reports for the pension systems, click on one of the systems below:

   Vermont State Employees' Retirement System (VSERS) 
   Vermont State Teachers' Retirement System (VSTRS) 
   Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System (VMERS)