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Each participating TMRS city has its own retirement benefit structure within the general framework of the TMRS Act. Provisions may vary from city to city, depending on the options selected by each city. To determine which options a particular city has adopted, use the My City Plan or the City Plan Provisions page. For detailed information on TMRS’ investment policy and performance, see the Investments page.

The primary financial objective of TMRS, contained in the latest Actuarial Funding Policy, is to achieve the long-term full funding of promised benefits. 

Year End (as of 12/31) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Employee Accounts* 183,176 179,944 174,316 167,577 162,612 157,601 149,073 145,448 142,883 141,532
New Employee Members 13,734 18,132 17,117 15,771 15,094 15,476 14,457 11,093 13,176 11,619
Retired Member Accounts 73,102 69,625 66,051 62,776 59,611 56,481 48,576 45,580 42,931 40,534
New Retirements 4,088 3,866 3,669 3,550 3,456 3,302 3,675 3,317 2,995 2,874
Payments to Retirees $1.5B $1.4B $1.3B $1.3B $1.2B $1.1B $1.0B $946.5M $864.9M $810.3M
Total Cities 895 888 887 883 872 866 860 850 849 847

*Total active and inactive plan member accounts.