Cook County Pension Fund Financial Snapshot


The Funds' performance reflects an environment where the S&P 500 Index returned +12% in 2016

Cook County Fund As of 12/31/2016
General Information
Fund Size

$9.1

billion

New Retirements During 2016 776
   
Retiree Membership Information
Retired Annuitants 15,222
Annuitant Beneficiaries 2,687
Average Annuitant Annuity $38,817
Average Annuitant Age 71.9
   
Employee Membership Information
Active Employee Members 20,969
Average Employee Salary $75,361
Average Employee Age 47.4
Benefit Payments
Annuity Benefits $672.1 million
Health Benefits $101.2 million
Refunds $26.7 million
Disability Benefits $10.7 million
Sources of Income
Investment Income $623.8 million
Employer Contributions $464.3 million
Employee Contributions $139.4 million
Annuitant Healthcare Benefits Contributions $41.7 million
*2016 Funded Ratio 56.7%
*2015 Funded Ratio 55.4%
Forest Preserve Fund As of 12/31/2016
General Information
Fund Size $191.2 million
New Retirements During 2015 12
   
Retiree Membership Information
Retired Annuitants 378
Annuitant Beneficiaries 152
Average Annuitant Annuity $29,694
Average Annuitant Age 72.0
   
Employee Membership Information
Active Employee Members 572
Average Employee Salary $60,330
Average Employee Age 45.2
Benefit Payments
Annuity Benefits

$15.4

million

Health Benefits

$2.9

million

Refunds $0.7 million
Disability Benefits $0.3 million
Sources of Income
Investment Income

$10.4

million

Employer Contributions

$3.4

million

Employee Contributions

$3.2

million

Annuitant Healthcare Benefits Contributions $1.2 million
*2016 Funded Ratio 60.0%
*2015 Funded Ratio 60.0%
 
*The funded ratio is based on the Actuarial Valuation Report.