Facts at a Glance


Facts at a Glance

The following information is current as of December 31, 2021, unless otherwise noted.


Active 10,005
Deferred 3,812
Retirees and Beneficiaries  
   Service Retirees 7,908
   Disability Retirees 885
   Beneficiaries 1,485
Total 24,095

Benefit Tiers

Tier Benefit
General Tier 1 – Non-enhanced 1.67% @ 55
General Tier 1 & 3 – Enhanced 2% @ 55
PEPRA General Tier 4 & 5 2.5% @ 67
Safety Tier A - Non-enhanced 2% @ 50
Safety Tier A & C – Enhanced 3% @ 50
PEPRA Safety Tier D & E 2.7% @ 57

Plan Sponsors & Membership Totals

Employer Active
Contra Costa County  
   General Members 7,628
   Safety Members    906
Total 8,534
Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District 5
Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District 5
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District 277
Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association 61
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District 420
Contra Costa Housing Authority 82
Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission 1
Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District 33
Contra Costa Superior Court 276
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District 41
First 5 Contra Costa Children & Families Commission 29
In-Home Supportive Services Authority 14
Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District 67
Rodeo Sanitary District 6
Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District 21
San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District    163
Total 10,006

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:

The chart displays a historical member population over the past 20 years. For details, please contact our office.


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.



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.