Public Pension Plan Mortality

Patrick Nolan, FSA, MAAA

This session will highlight the mortality experience of a large set of public pension systems in the United States for experience years 2009-2013.

At the conclusion of the presenters, attendees will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of recent years’ mortality experience for public pension systems;
• Compare and contrast mortality patterns for different job categories within public pension plans; and
• Compare and contrast mortality patterns observed in the public sector against those observed in the RP-2014 Mortality Tables, which were based on private sector data.

Patrick Nolan has been an Experience Studies Actuary with the Society of Actuaries since July of 2014. He has managed experience studies in the fields of group annuities, public-sector pension mortality, private-sector pension mortality, U.S. population mortality, and mortality improvement modeling. Prior to working at the SOA, Patrick worked for six years at Towers Watson in their retirement consulting practice.

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