2020 Annuitant Trustee Election

Board Room

Louis W. Kosiba

Lakewood Ranch, FL

Previous Position

Executive Director for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

Length of Service

With IMRF September 16, 1988 - December 31, 2017; Executive Director July 1, 2001 - December 31, 2017; General Counsel January 1, 1991 - July 1, 2001; Manager of Field Services September 16, 1988 - January 1, 1991.


I was responsible for 200+ co-workers and all operations. Important work included: relationship management with Illinois General Assembly; press/media; local units of government. Within IMRF, important work included: Board of Trustees; strategic planning; investments; funding; benefit processing; customer service; staff development; cyber security; auditing; information technology; legal issues.

Other Pertinent Information

As Executive Director I was always accessible and collaborated directly with employer and employee groups for the benefit of IMRF. I am endorsed by AFSCME Council 31. I have the knowledge, experience and the relationships with state officials and legislators to support consistent funding; protect your benefits; and, prevent state interference with our assets. I will be an effective voice for you. As your annuitant trustee, I will always be accessible to answer your questions and address your concerns.