General Memo 494


2001 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2001 Popular Annual Report

June 25, 2002

Enclosed is a copy of the 2001 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. In addition to the financial statements and statistical data, the report includes a summary of benefits and the following commentaries from professional consultants engaged by IMRF:

We have not included a detailed list of investments in the 2001 financial report due to the length of the list. A separate listing is available upon request. If you would like a copy, please call or write Sandy Joplin at the address shown above.

We have also enclosed a copy of IMRF’s first Popular Annual Financial Report. A Popular Annual Financial Report is to designed to meet the needs of readers who may be unable or unwilling to use traditional financial reports. Its goal to to make financial information more readily accessible to a broader audience.

IMRF printed a small supply of our 2001 Popular Financial Report. Members and employers can request additional copies by calling 1-800-ASK-IMRF (1-800-275-4673) Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Both the Comprehensive and Popular Annual Reports are also available on IMRF’s website, We hope you will find these reports informative and useful.