Pension Analysis

Act 100 of 2016 transferred the responsibility for providing actuarial notes on legislation proposing changes to public employee pension or retirement plans to the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO). The actuarial notes provide information to the members of the General Assembly and the public regarding the financial and actuarial effects of legislation under consideration.

All actuarial notes issued by the IFO will be posted on this page. The actuarial notes issued by the former Public Employee Retirement Commission (PERC) also will be listed.

IFO Releases

Summary and Analysis of Annual PSERS Stress Test Report

March 01, 2023 | Pension Analysis

Pursuant to Act 128 of 2020, the IFO issued a report that summarizes results from the Public School Employees Retirement System’s (PSERS) recent stress test report. Based on PSERS baseline projections, the IFO projects that from FY 2023-24 to FY 2050-51, the Commonwealth will use $46.5 billion in General Fund revenues (2.3%) for the state’s share of public school employer pension contributions. Relative to baseline projections, the report also summarizes the impact from scenarios that allow investment performance to exceed and fall short of baseline assumptions.

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