Facts at a Glance

Overview

Facts at a Glance

The following information is current as of December 31, 2017, unless otherwise noted.

Membership

  Count
Active 10,038
Deferred 3,327
Retirees and Beneficiaries  
   Service Retirees 6,973
   Disability Retirees 896
   Beneficiaries 1,398
Total 22,632

Benefit Tiers

Tier Benefit
Formula
Active
Count
General Tier 1 – Non-enhanced 1.67% @ 55 8
General Tier 1 & 3 – Enhanced 2% @ 55 5,237
PEPRA General Tier 4 & 5 2.5% @ 67 3,296
Safety Tier A - Non-enhanced 2% @ 50 13
Safety Tier A & C – Enhanced 3% @ 50 1,050
PEPRA Safety Tier D & E 2.7% @ 57 399
Total   10,003

Plan Sponsors & Membership Totals

Employer Active
Count
Contra Costa County  
   General Members 7,608
   Safety Members    947
Total 8,555
Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District 4
Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District 4
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District 279
Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association 51
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District 326
Contra Costa Housing Authority 82
Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission 2
Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District 35
Contra Costa Superior Court 323
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District 36
First 5 Contra Costa Children & Families Commission 29
In-Home Supportive Services Authority 15
Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District 64
Rodeo Sanitary District 7
Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District 19
San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District    172
Total 10,003
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Historical Member Population

A historical perspective of how the member population has changed over the past 20 years can be seen in the chart below:

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Assets and Liabilities

The chart below compares the Valuation Value of Assets to the Actuarial Accrued Liabilities (AAL). To the extent the AAL is covered by assets, the fund can generate earnings to support the benefits that have been granted. When liabilities exceed assets, there exists an Unfunded Actuarial Accrued Liability (UAAL). The UAAL represents the value of benefits that have been granted but not funded.

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CCCERA Assets

The following table shows the progress of the fund over the last 20 years. Dollar amounts are in millions ($1,000 million equals $1 billion). Actual earnings are net of administration and investment expenses.

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