The Summer 2019 issue of PensionNotes, the member newsletter for the Cook County Pension Fund, is now available to view online. Newsletters are also mailed to members using the address information we have on file.
Here is important information on when to expect your September 1 payment.
An election for a Cook County Employee Trustee, a Cook County Annuitant Trustee and a Forest Preserve District Annuitant Trustee will be held on October 30, 2019. Voting will take place in-person at the Cook County Building or by mail.
This June, the Cook County Pension Fund mailed an Annual Out-of-State Annuity Certification form to all annuitants living outside of Illinois. If you have received this letter, please note the deadline has been extended to September 15, 2019.
The Cook County Pension Fund (CCPF) office will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
Active members retiring or considering retirement in the next four years are the most likely to benefit from the Furlough Service and Earnings Credit amendment passed by the Illinois General Assembly during the 2019 spring legislative session. Members who think they may be eligible for the credit should contact the CCPF.
The Cook County Pension Fund is mailing an Annual Out-of-State Annuity Certification form to all annuitants living outside of Illinois. If you receive this letter, please respond by July, 31, 2019. DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED.
Annual Contribution Statements (ACS) were mailed to active employees on May 29, 2019. The ACS shows the balance of contributions towards retirement that active employees have accumulated with CCPF through December 31, 2018. This statement is intended to be informational only.
Financial planning experts say forgetting to keep this important form current is among the most common retirement planning mistakes you can make.
The Winter 2019 issue of PensionNotes, the member newsletter for the Cook County Pension Fund, is now available to view online. Newsletters are also mailed to members using the address information we have on file.