NC Pension Plan Valued at a Record $108 Billion

North Carolina’s state pension fund reached a record-high market value of approximately $108.5 billion as of Aug. 28. While many of the world’s largest pension funds took a big hit when the global markets tumbled in March, North Carolina’s state pension fund fared better than its peers. According to Moody’s Investors Service, North Carolina’s Retirement Systems, which includes state and local employees, is the best funded plan in the US in terms of its adjusted net pension liability.

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NC State Trooper's Association endorses Dale Folwell for State Treasurer

“The citizens of North Carolina have a choice to either elect lawmakers who will provide law and order within North Carolina, or those who wish to defund law enforcement and not stand with the men and women in blue" said Danny Jenkins, President of the North Carolina Troopers Association.


NC Police Benevolent Association endorses Dale Folwell for State Treasurer

"Receiving the NCPBA endorsement for the second time as the NC State Treasurer and “keeper of the public purse” is a true honor. For nearly 20 years, my heart, mind and door has been open to the PBA." State Treasurer Dale Folwell


State Employees Association of NC endorses Dale Folwell for State Treasurer

"After years of bad decisions by our two previous treasurers, Treasurer Folwell has been a dream come true for state employees and retirees,” said EMPAC Statewide Chairman Mark Dearmon. “EMPAC is proud to endorse him. We all need to work hard to get him re-elected."


North Carolina's pension funds report 6.38% second quarter return

North Carolina's public pension funds saw a combined return of 6.38% on investments during the second quarter of this year, according to state Treasurer Dale Folwell.

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Folwell Calls For End To Fiscal Mismanagement At NCDOT

Folwell said, “The continued mismanagement of this agency is a potential threat to North Carolina’s coveted ‘AAA’ bond rating. For over two years the DOT has been writing checks it couldn’t cash, harming taxpayers, road users and vendors."

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Treasurer: State pension strong despite COVID-19 downturn

North Carolina’s pension plan is in a good position, according to the state treasurer, Dale Folwell. North Carolina has the sixth best-funded state pension plan in the nation. Folwell said he was pleased the state has one of the “most secure pension plans” in the country.

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State pension fund tested, highly regarded for handling pandemic

More than 900,000 teachers, law enforcement officers and other public workers look to the NC Department of State Treasurer to manage a $100 billion state pension fund.

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Cooper grilled by GOP officials over Phase 2 decisions

"I really ask that you not only focus on the sick but you do not punish the healthy," Folwell said. State Treasurer, Dale Folwell, challenging Governor Cooper to get the economy open sooner rather than later.

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State Treasurer Says Economic Inequality Could Last Years

“People don’t give a damn what political party you’re in they want their problems fixed such as where is their food going to come from and when are they going to be able to get back to work.” 

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