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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2014 Trustee Election Results
The Cook County Pension Fund held our annual Trustee election on October 29, 2014. This year the election was held for one of three County employee member positions. As decided by a majority of Cook County employees, the Fund congratulates Mr. Brent Lewandowski who was declared the winner of this year’s election. This will be Mr. Lewandowski’s second term as a trustee of the Fund. He will continue to serve another three year term which begins December 1, 2014.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2014 Trustee election.
November is Open Enrollment Month
Learn about important changes and exciting new programs for 2015 during the health benefits Open Enrollment period, which lasts for the full month of November. Open Enrollment events were held on November 6 (Alsip), November 7 (Chicago), and November 10 (Oakbrook Terrace). Thanks to all that were able to attend. Click below to find out more about Open Enrollment.
Summer 2014 Newsletter
Summer newsletters will be mailed to all members this week with updates about the Fund's finances, pension reform efforts, and more. Clink the links below to view the newsletter online.
County Administration's Pension Reform Proposal Fails to Pass Legislature
The Cook County administration introduced a pension reform bill in the legislature on May 27. The bill passed the Senate but was not called for a vote in the House before the end of the legislative session. As a result, no changes to benefits or funding related to the bill will move forward at this time. Click the link below for more information.