Colorado future retirees have the fifth-worst managed pension fund in the country, which puts their benefits at risk, reports financial news website 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St. reviewed the rank of severity of each state’s pension crisis.

Colorado came in fifth.

> Funded ratio: 47.1%
> Total pension shortfall: $54.6 billion (6th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 16.3% (25th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $34,817 (5th highest)

The 10 State’s with the Worst Pension Funds:

  1. Kentucky
  2. New Jersey
  3. Illinois
  4. Connecticut
  5. Colorado
  6. Rhode Island
  7. South Carolina
  8. Hawaii
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Massachusetts

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