Member Publications and Booklets

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Tier 1 Regular Plan Benefits Booklet

Tier 1 Regular Plan Cover

Use this publication to understand your Regular Tier 1 IMRF benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits.

Tier 1 Regular Plan Benefits Booklet - Spanish Edition

Tier 1 Regular Plan Cover

Use this publication to understand your Regular Tier 1 IMRF benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits.

Tier 2 Regular Plan Benefits Booklet

Tier 2 Regular Plan Cover

Use this publication to understand your Regular Tier 2 IMRF benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits.

Public Act 96-0889 created a second tier of benefits for IMRF’s Regular Plan. If you first participated in IMRF or a reciprocal system on or after January 1, 2011, you participate in Regular Tier 2.

Tier 2 Regular Plan Benefits Booklet - Spanish Edition

Tier 2 Regular Plan Cover

Use this publication to understand your Regular Tier 2 IMRF benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits.

Public Act 96-0889 created a second tier of benefits for IMRF’s Regular Plan. If you first participated in IMRF or a reciprocal system on or after January 1, 2011, you participate in Regular Tier 2.

Tier 1 SLEP Plan Booklet

Tier 1 SLEP Plan Booklet

Use this publication to understand your SLEP Tier 1 benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits. You participate in SLEP Tier 1 if you were first enrolled in the IMRF SLEP Plan before January 1, 2011.

Tier 2 SLEP Plan Booklet

Tier 2 SLEP Plan Booklet

Use this publication to understand your SLEP Tier 2 benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits. You participate in SLEP Tier 2 if you were first enrolled in the IMRF SLEP Plan on or after January 1, 2011.

Original ECO Plan Booklet

Original ECO Plan Booklet

This publication explains participation requirement, costs, and benefits under the Original ECO plan. Public Act 90-0032 was signed into law on June 27, 1997. This legislation provided for an alternative benefit plan for Elected County Officials (ECO).

Tier 1 Revised ECO Plan Booklet

Tier 1 Revised ECO Plan Booklet

Use this publication to understand your ECO Tier 1 IMRF benefits, including vesting requirements, pension calculations, and how or when you qualify for retirement, death, or disability benefits.

Public Act 96-0889 created a second tier of benefits for IMRF’s ECO plan. If you were first enrolled in the Elected County Official Plan before January 1, 2011, you participate in ECO Tier 1.

Purchase Past Service Plan Booklet

Purchase Past Service Plan Booklet

This booklet explains the process of purchasing past service credit from IMRF

Disability Plan Booklet

Disability Plan Booklet

Use this publication to guide you through the disability application process.

This booklet has been designed to answer questions you may have regarding your IMRF disability benefits.

Reciprocal Act Brochure

Reciprocal Act Brochure

This booklet explains how the Illinois Reciprocal Act works with your IMRF service credit.

Special Needs Annuity Booklet

Special Needs Annuity Booklet

Use this publication to make sure you are on track with your IMRF Regular Tier 1 retirement planning.

Tier 1 Regular Plan Retirement Checklist

Early Retirement Incentive Booklet

A step by step guide to retiring under the Tier 1 Regular plan.

Early Retirement Incentive (ERI) Booklet

Early Retirement Incentive Booklet

Member benefits, eligibility requirements, costs and procedure to retire under the IMRF ERI.

Benefits for Activated Military Reservists

Early Retirement Incentive Booklet

If you are a member of the National Guard or of the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Reserve, you may be unexpectedly called to active duty.
This publication helps you understand how your active duty will impact your IMRF benefits and how you can protect those benefits.

How Divorce Can Affect Your IMRF Benefits

How Divorce Can Affect Your IMRF Benefits

This booklet explains how divorce can affect your IMRF benefits.

Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Orders (QILDROs)

Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Orders (QILDROs)

This booklet explains how to properly complete a QILDRO if you are dividing your IMRF benefits in a divorce. A QILDRO is a Illinois court order that transfers all or part of a member's retirement benefit(s) to another person (the alternate payee).