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 Actuarial Valuation Results
For 2014, the Cook County Fund’s assets were valued at $8.8 billion on an actuarial basis with liabilities of $15.3 billion, resulting in an unfunded liability of $6.5 billion (or 57.51%). The Forest Preserve District Fund’s assets were valued at $189.9 million on an actuarial basis with liabilities of $315.2 million, resulting in an unfunded liability of $125.3 million (or 60.25%).
May 08, 2015
Pension Reform - Illinois Supreme Court Decision (5/8/2015)
The Illinois Supreme Court today unanimously ruled unconstitutional the pension reform law from 2013, Public Act 98-599. The law did not apply to current Cook County Pension Fund members - active or inactive - or to Cook County Pension Fund retirees, only to members of the state-funded systems.
Spring 2015 Newsletter
The spring 2015 edition of Pension Notes, the member newsletter of the Cook County Pension Fund, is now available. Click below to view the newsletter online.