ICMA-RC — Building Public Sector Retirement Security

ICMA is proud to call ICMA-RC our exclusive partner in the retirement services industry.

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The ICMA and ICMA-RC Relationship

In 1972, following four years of effort and with a Ford Foundation grant, ICMA secured approval from the Internal Revenue Service to create a deferred compensation program that would ensure retirement income for ICMA members. ICMA established ICMA-RC as a stand-alone organization and over the past four and a half decades ICMA-RC has grown but its mission has remained focused on helping public sector employees build retirement security.

ICMA is proud to call ICMA-RC our exclusive retirement services partner and to help bring the expertise of the ICMA-RC team to local government leaders and their staffs as they plan for the future.



Retirement Education Center

Helping public sector employees engage, build and realize retirement.

Cost of Delay Calculator

See why saving early matters.

Grow Your Savings Calculator

See how much your savings can grow.

Small Change, Big Savings Calculator

See how small changes to your spending can help you save big.


Recruitment, Retention, and Retirement: The Case for Auto-Enrollment

Effectively structuring pension and other benefit programs for employees at all career stages [PM Magazine, January 2020]

ICMA-RC Encourages Public Sector Employees to Take Action during America Saves Week

Assess your 2020 savings goals during America Saves Week and take action to make sure you are on track for a secure retirement!

ICMA-RC Names New President and CEO Lynne Ford

Ford, a dynamic leader of financial service organizations, will succeed the retiring Bob Schultze.

ICMA-RC’s TextAccess Tool Proving to be Extremely Popular with Public Employees

More than 50,000 employees regularly getting updates through text feature.