Multiemployer Retirement Plan Landscape:
A Ten-Year Look (2006-2015)

For a fifth year, Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC, and the International Foundation have partnered on The Multiemployer Retirement Plan Landscape: A Ten-Year Look (2006-2015), an annual benchmarking report on multiemployer pension and retirement plans. The report covers both defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) plans using data from Form 5500 Annual Reports filed with the Department of Labor, with 2015 being the most recent information currently available.

The report analyzes key trends in demographics, cash flows, and investments for defined benefit and defined contribution plans over the ten-year period from 2006 through 2015, and will help trustees, consultants and policy makers gain a better understanding of these plans and their environment.

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DC Plan Landscape


DB Plan Landscape


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About the Survey:

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC have partnered to build a database of historical information for multiemployer retirement plans in the United States. A database of multiemployer defined benefit (DB) plans was originally built during the summer of 2013 using publicly available information from Form 5500 filings. The database of multiemployer defined contribution (DC) plans was built during the summer of 2014 as a supplement to the original DB plan database.


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