Welcome to the Cook County Pension Fund
The Cook County Pension Fund provides retirement, survivor, retiree health, and disability benefits to employees and retirees of Cook County and its Forest Preserve District. We are committed to exceptional member service alongside effective management of the Fund’s assets to support member benefits.
Considering Retirement? Contact the Fund to Evaluate Your Options
If you are thinking about retirement, the Fund is your reliable source for comprehensive information about your pension benefits. Determining your benefits can be a complex process. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff will provide estimates based on your individual profile
to assist you in evaluating your retirement options. Contact us
through this website or call our office at (312) 603-1200 for more information.
for more information about planning for retirement.
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2016 Trustee Election Results
The Cook County Pension Fund held our annual Trustee election on October 26, 2016. This year the election was held for a Forest Preserve Annuitant Trustee position and the Cook County Annuitant and Employee Trustee positions. As decided by a majority of Cook County annuitants, the Fund congratulates Mr. John E. Fitzgerald who was declared the winner of this year’s election. As decided by a majority of Forest Preserve annuitants, the Fund congratulates Mr. Joseph N. Nevius who was declared the winner of this year’s election. As decided by the Cook County employees, the Fund congratulates Mr. Robert DeGraff who was declared the winner of this year’s election. Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2016 Trustee election.
Employer Workforce Reduction
If you are considering a job change or if your department has announced staff reductions, please be sure to be informed of your benefits with CCPF.
Request for Proposal: Pension Administration System Consulting Search
The County Employees’ and Officers’ and Forest Preserve District Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund of Cook County invites the submission of proposals from qualified firms with in-depth knowledge and expertise in public pension plan administration and information technology systems to assist in the development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) and procurement for a Pension Administration System (PAS). Additional services may include project management oversight and quality assurance services for the implementation of the new PAS. The RFP will be available by September 21, 2016.
Open Enrollment (November 1 - November 30, 2016)
Learn about important changes to health benefits during Open Enrollment period, occurring November 1 - November 30, 2016. Open Enrollment events will be held on October 28 (Orland Park, IL), November 1 (County Building, Chicago), November 4 (Lincolnwood, IL), and November 10 (Kroc Center, Chicago). Click below to find out more about Open Enrollment and event locations.
2016 Retirement Board Elections
An election for a Cook County Employee Trustee, a Cook County Annuitant Trustee and a Forest Preserve Annuitant Trustee will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Voting will take place in-person at the Cook County Building or by mail. Click the link below for more information about voting and candidacy.