Thinking about retirement? Use this handy IMRF Checklist to help you plan.
IMRF's Executive Director Lou Kasiba is recently retired, and he created a series of short, helpful videos titled Lou's Road to Retirement with tips he's learned on his way to retirement.
Access those here.
Documents you'll need to provide to IMRF:
Marriage License (if applicable)
Divorce Decree (if applicable)
Police and Fire Pensions: Contact your Pension Board representative to obtain the pension application form.
This document covers topics such as health/dental insurance, pension plans (IMRF/Police/Fire), life insurance, termination payments, deferred compensation, flexible spending, your final paycheck, etc.
If you are leaving City employment but not retiring, get information about your various benefits here.
Health Insurance Upon Retirement
IMRF has created a series of videos detailing IMRF endorsed insurance plans and Medicare supplements. View those videos here.
If you are currently covered by the City's insurance, you have the option of remaining on the City's plan at your expense. Get the rates here.
You can stay on the City's health insurance, but there are also other options available to you. The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) has some recommended providers you may want to consider. Just follow this link for information: IMRF Endorsed Health Insurance Programs