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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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.
Mar 05, 2015
New Investment Commitments to the Fund
The Board of Trustees for the County Employees’ and Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Cook County (CEABF) affirmed the recommendation from the Investment Committee meeting held on February 26, 2015 approving Non-Core Real Estate commitments to Angelo Gordon & Company, Mesirow Financial Investment Management and Blackstone Group. Total allocation for Non-Core strategies from the search increased from $60 million to $80 million to remain consistent with the target allocation given the increase in the Fund’s total assets since the search was initiated. All allocations represent new commitments for the Fund. Funding will come from the Russell REIT ETF. No managers were terminated as part of this process.
Winter 2014 Newsletter
Winter newsletters were mailed to all active and retired members this week. Clink the links below to view the newsletter online.