Securing retirement benefits for current and future public employees.

Defined benefit public pensions put retirement funds and taxpayers at serious risk.

PENSIONS Minnesota’s defined benefit pension system is no longer financially sustainable. That puts both public employee retirement funds and taxpayers at serious risk. We need to keep our promise to retirees while redesigning how public employees save for a secure retirement. Author: Kim Crockett, COO/EVP, the Center of the American Experiment.

About the Author

Kim Crockett

Kim Crockett

Kim Crockett is Center of American Experiment's Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, and General Counsel. She is also the Executive Director of Minnesota Free Market Institute at Center of the American Experiment. Kim has also served as corporate counsel to a national bank and had a long legal career in commercial real estate law. She is currently Chairman of the Minneapolis Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. Kim also started a small business in 2004 where she serves on the board. She served Governor Tim Pawlenty as an appointee to Minnesota Compensation Council and the Minnesota Supreme Court as member of the Committee on Minnesota¹s Code of Judicial Conduct. . She has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from Penn Law.