IMRF News

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Money
March 4, 2019
Investment Consulting and Performance Measurement Services
IMRF is requesting proposals from investment consulting firms to provide general investment consulting services across all major asset classes, periodic asset liability studies, and performance measurement services to its Board of Trustees and Staff.
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March 1, 2019
2019 Employer Rate Meetings
IMRF will present a series of Employer Rate Meetings throughout the state this spring.
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February 28, 2019
Sunshine Week 2019
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund spotlights transparency in governmental information during the annual Sunshine Week observance.
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February 25, 2019
2018 Personal Statement of Benefits Now in Member Access
Your annual Personal Statement of Benefits provides detailed information about the benefits available to you as an active IMRF member—retirement, disability, and survivor benefits.
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February 22, 2019
2019 PLANSPONSOR Award Finalist
PLANSPONSOR Magazine recognizes IMRF as a finalist for excellence in defined benefit pension plans.
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February 15, 2019
IMRF Investments News
Information from the February 2019 meetings.
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February 14, 2019
2018 Financial Update for Members
IMRF Executive Director Brian Collins shares an update on IMRF's 2018 finances and the impact on members.
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February 7, 2019
2018 Financial Update for Employers
IMRF Executive Director Brian Collins shares an update on IMRF's 2018 finances and the impact on employers.
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February 5, 2019
IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence
IMEC is hosting the Conference on Enterprise Excellence on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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February 1, 2019
Announcement Regarding February 1 Payments
About 270 IMRF payments scheduled for issuance on February 1 will be delayed by one business day. IMRF apologizes for the delay.
Money
January 22, 2019
Closed-End Global Opportunistic Real Estate Fund Search
IMRF requested proposals from investment management firms offering closed-end global opportunistic real estate products that have an investment strategy to invest in equity and debt real estate related investments. IMRF had at least $25 million to allocate.
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January 14, 2019
1099-Rs Available Now in Member Access
IMRF retirees can now access their 1099-R for 2018 in Member Access.
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January 11, 2019
Effects of Assumed Rate of Return Reduction on IMRF Employers and Members
In December 2018, the IMRF Board of Trustees reduced the return it assumes it will earn on IMRF’s investment portfolio from 7.5% to 7.25%. This change affects IMRF employers and members in certain ways.
Money
December 17, 2018
Closed-End Unlisted Infrastructure Equity Fund Search
On September 12, 2018, IMRF requested proposals from investment management firms offering diversified North American and/or Global multi-sector (at least two sectors) focused closed-end unlisted infrastructure equity products. Responses were due no later than October 1, 2018.
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December 14, 2018
IMRF Investments News
Information from the December 2018 meetings.
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December 14, 2018
GFOA Awards IMRF for Excellence
Public finance organization recognizes IMRF for comprehensive reporting excellence, for the 44th time.
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December 14, 2018
IMRF Board Reduces Assumed Rate of Return
IMRF Board of Trustees lowered the assumed rate of investment return from 7.5% to 7.25% net of fees.
Board Room
December 11, 2018
Board of Trustees Meeting
The IMRF Board of Trustees will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, December 14, at the IMRF Oak Brook Office beginning at 9 a.m.
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November 19, 2018
IMRF Investment Assumed Rate of Return
IMRF Board of Trustees to consider lowering IMRF's assumed rate of return on its investment portfolio.
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November 16, 2018
IMRF Investments News
Information from the November 2018 meetings.
Board Room
November 13, 2018
Board of Trustees Meeting
The IMRF Board of Trustees will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, November 16, at the IMRF Oak Brook Office beginning at 9 a.m.
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October 12, 2018
National Retirement Security Week
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), the state’s second-largest and best-funded statewide public pension plan, is alerting citizens from Metropolis to Wauconda, to be their own heroes during National Retirement Security Week, October 21-27, 2018.
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October 11, 2018
Presidential Award Team Visits IMRF
Examiners for the nation's highest honor for organizational excellence, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, visited IMRF to evaluate the pension plan's operations.
Board Room
August 23, 2018
Board of Trustees Meeting
The IMRF Board of Trustees will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, August 24, at the IMRF Oak Brook Office beginning at 9 a.m.
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August 17, 2018
Team Leader Named to National Board
Kathy Goerdt, the Performance Excellence Manager of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, is now on the Board of Examiners for the nation's highest honor for organizational excellence.
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July 19, 2018
Face to Face with Pensions & Investments
Rick Baert of Pensions & Investments chats with Chief Investment Officer Dhvani Shah about IMRF's strategies and what it's like to be a global investor for a locally-funded, governmental plan.
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June 26, 2018
2018 13th Payment
The 2018 Supplemental Benefit Payment (13th Payment) will be direct deposited for eligible retirees on July 9, 2018. The amount will be 28.134% of your June benefit payment.
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June 22, 2018
IMRF in Forbes Magazine
Forbes spotlights public pensions across Illinois and how IMRF operates in a culture of quality.
Money
May 31, 2018
Global Customized Private Equity Separate Account Search
IMRF is requesting proposals from investment management firms offering a Global Customized Private Equity Separate Account. IMRF has at least $50 million to initially allocate.
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May 2, 2018
Rate Meetings - Local Coverage
Click to read more about our Rate Meetings in the news.
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May 1, 2018
2018 Rate Meetings
Executive Director Brian Collins and Chief Financial Officer Mark Nannini share an overview of IMRF financial returns and what the numbers mean for employers and taxpayers.
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April 3, 2018
IMRF in Pensions & Investments
Executive Director Brian Collins chats with Rick Baert of Pensions & Investments about his noteworthy career and the future of IMRF.
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February 27, 2018
IMRF Accepts ILPEx Gold Award
On Thursday, February 22, 2018, IMRF accepted the 2017 Illinois Performance Excellence (ILPEx) Gold Award for ‘Achievement of Excellence’ at the ILPEx Awards for Excellence Ceremony.
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January 31, 2018
ILPEx Conference on Enterprise Excellence
ILPEx is hosting the Conference on Enterprise Excellence on Thursday, February 22, 2018.