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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Aug 17, 2015
Notice of Trustee Vacancy
The Retirement Board of the County Employees’ and Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Cook County and ex officio for the Forest Preserve District Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Cook County announce the vacancy of the Forest Preserve District Annuitant member position.
Aug 07, 2015
2015 Retirement Board Elections
An election for a Cook County Employee Member Trustee, a Forest Preserve Employee Member Trustee, and a Cook County Annuitant Member Trustee will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Voting will take place in person at the Cook County Building and by mail. Click the link below for more information about voting and candidacy.
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%).