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Breakout Session

Intro to Public Pension Design and Funding

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM ET

Retirement benefits play a pivotal role in attracting and retaining talented public workers. While many public pensions are on a sustainable funding path, a few have fallen conspicuously behind. The gap between pension assets and liabilities for all 50 states stands at $1.24 trillion. Join us for an introduction to design considerations and financing arrangements for public sector retirement plans.


David Draine
Senior Officer, The Pew Charitable Trusts

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William B. Fornia
President, Pension Trustee Advisors

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Anna Petrini
Sr. Policy Specialist, NCSL Employment, Labor and Retirement Program

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