IMRF News

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April 6, 2020
IMRF Offices Are Closed
IMRF Offices are closed during stay-at-home order for the State of Illinois due to COVID-19.
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March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus and IMRF Update
IMRF is making changes that prioritize the health and safety of its members, employers, and staff.
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March 16, 2020
Sunshine Week 2020
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund spotlights transparency in governmental information during the annual Sunshine Week observance.
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March 13, 2020
2020 Employer Rate Meeting Webinars
IMRF will present a series of Employer Rate Meeting webinars in April and May.
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March 10, 2020
Highlights of the February 2020 Board Meeting
Staff shares strategic plan. Board approves death and disability rates, projects 13th payment, passes resolutions and more.
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March 5, 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus and IMRF
As the COVID-19 coronavirus has begun to spread, IMRF wants all stakeholders to know that their organization is preparing.
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February 28, 2020
IMRF Investments News
Information from the February 2020 meeting.
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February 28, 2020
2019 Financial Update
Executive Director Brian Collins shares an update on IMRF's preliminary numbers for 2019.
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February 6, 2020
2020 W-4P Form
The IRS has released the 2020 W-4P. File a new W-4P through our secure Member Access.
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January 22, 2020
IMRF Board opposes legislation to lower funding goal
IMRF opposes House Bill 4078 which would reduce IMRF funding goal to 80%.
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January 21, 2020
Dhvani Shah Named in CIO Magazine’s Power 100
Dhvani Shah, IMRF Chief Investment Officer, is in CIO Magazine’s 2019 Power 100.
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January 14, 2020
1099-Rs Available Now in Member Access
IMRF retirees can now access their 1099-R for 2019 in Member Access.
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January 8, 2020
Highlights of the December 2019 Board Meeting
Board certifies Employee Trustee, appoints Annuitant Trustee, appoints 2020 Officers, sets 2020 meeting dates and more.
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December 30, 2019
GFOA Awards IMRF for Excellence
Public finance organization recognizes IMRF for comprehensive reporting excellence, for the 45th time.
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December 12, 2019
Highlights of the November 2019 Board Meeting
Board approves new Strategic Plan, 2020 budget, new resolutions and more.
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November 22, 2019
IMRF Investments News
Information from the November 2019 meetings.
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November 7, 2019
Ready for Performance Excellence: Free Workshop for IMRF Employers
Drive organizational improvement with the help of IMEC.
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October 3, 2019
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.
Money
September 3, 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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August 23, 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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August 23, 2019
IMRF Investments News
Information from the August 2019 meeting.
Board Room
July 1, 2019
Some Employers Receive Corrected GASB 68
In April, IMRF issued all employers GASB Statement No. 68-Employer Reporting Accounting Schedules. Last month, IMRF discovered that some of those schedules contained inaccurate information. For impacted employers, corrected documents are now available within the IMRF Employer Access Document Archive.
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May 31, 2019
Highlights of the May 2019 Board Meeting
Board receives update on actuarial valuation, approves 2019 Employee Trustee election plan, approves four Board Resolutions
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May 28, 2019
2019 13th Payment
The 2019 Supplemental Benefit Payment (13th Payment) will be direct deposited for eligible retirees on July 8, 2019. The amount will be 27.16% of your June benefit payment.
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May 17, 2019
IMRF Investments News
Information from the May 2019 meetings.
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April 18, 2019
IMRF at IEA Assembly
The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) supports our public school educators and support staff at the 165th Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly.
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April 2, 2019
IMRF Named Plan Sponsor of the Year
PLANSPONSOR magazine recognizes the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) as the nation's top public defined benefit system.
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April 1, 2019
2020 Preliminary Contribution Rate Notices
Employers may now access their 2020 Preliminary Contribution Rate Notice in Employer Access. Some employers will also see an optional phase-in rate for the Regular plan.
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March 25, 2019
Alex Wallace Elected as IMRF Board President
Nationally-recognized retirement system taps Oswego resident to lead trustee board.
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March 22, 2019
IMRF Investments News
Information from the March 2019 meetings.
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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.