IMRF News and Announcements

October 21, 2016
Good Day Marketplace Welcomes IMRF
Executive Director Louis W. Kosiba joins host Melanie Streeper for a chat about saving for retirement.
October 14, 2016
IMRF Applauds Digital Ways to Save
Top-ranked Illinois retirement plan taps into new interactive technology and savings tools during annual retirement week.
August 26, 2016
IMRF Investments News
Updates from meetings held in August 2016.
July 29, 2016
Naperville TV Covers Retiree Workshop
Local cable channel covers IMRF's 2016 lifestyle workshop.
July 22, 2016
IMRF Investments News
Updates from meetings held in July 2016.
June 30, 2016
IMRF Thanks Outgoing Employee Trustee John Piechocinski
Piechocinski is retiring from the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District. Piechocinski exits the Board after having served for 5-1/2 years.
March 10, 2016
ILPEx Conference and Awards Ceremony
IMRF employers invited to attend to learn about the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.
February 26, 2016
IMRF Investments News
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Board of Trustees today approved multiple new private equity investment commitments, subject to satisfactory legal due diligence, redeemed one investment and authorized a potential future redemption.
November 30, 2015
News Gazette Recognizes Retiree
Marilyn Campbell, one of IMRF's Year of the Volunteer honorees, was recognized by The Champaign News-Gazette in a November 27 article.
November 20, 2015
IMRF Investments News
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Board of Trustees today approved three new real estate commitments, subject to satisfactory legal due diligence.
October 15, 2015
IMRF not impacted by Illinois budget stalemate
Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger announced that due to the budget stalemate Illinois would not make its November pension payment to the state-funded retirement systems. This missed payment has no impact on IMRF or its ability to pay pensions. IMRF receives no funding from the state of Illinois.
August 28, 2015
IMRF Board approves investment-related recommendations
The IMRF Board of Trustees approved staff recommendations involving the domestic equity, fixed income, and private equity portfolios.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner
July 9, 2015
The Governor’s Pension Proposal and IMRF
IMRF is NOT included in Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to alter pension benefits
May 8, 2015
Illinois Supreme Court Rules 2013 Pension Law Unconstitutional
The Illinois Supreme Court today unanimously ruled unconstitutional the “pension reform” law from 2013.

IMRF Executive Director Louis Kosiba on WTTW
January 8, 2015
Kosiba Joins The Great Pension Debate on WTTW
IMRF Executive Director joined a panel discussion on Illinois pension reform broadcast on WTTW on January 8.
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January 16, 2015
IMRF supports the Year of the Volunteer
January 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day marks the Day of Service along with the official launch of the Year of the Volunteer with the theme "You are the difference."

December 5, 2014
IMRF Awarded 2014 Silver Award from Illinois Performance Excellence
Illinois Performance Excellence announces Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund of Oak Brook, IL is a recipient of the 2014 Silver Award.
December 5, 2014
Judge rules PA 98-0599 unconstitutional
IMRF benefits not affected by ruling

A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge on November 21, 2014, ruled that Public Act 98-0599, the pension reform legislation signed by the governor in December 2013, is unconstitutional.

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October 2, 2014
New financial reporting procedures
IMRF has modified how it reports its financial position to comply with new reporting requirements from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
October 9, 2014
Smart strategies to begin saving at any age
IMRF offers tactics and lifestyle tips for National Save for
Retirement Week.