Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago
 


A RETIREMENT FUND  DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO ARE THERE FOR OTHERS

  


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The Ende, Menzer, Walsh & Quinn Retirees', Widows' and Children's Assistance Fund 's sole purpose is to provide financial assistance to the neediest widows and orphans of Chicago firefighters and paramedics. Please click the following link for more information.

     Ende Menzer Walsh and Quinn Retirees' Widows' and Children's Assistance Fund

••CONTRACT INFORMATION ••
The City Council ratified the contract between the City of Chicago and the Chicago Fire Fighters Union Local 2 in July 2014.  The Fund will now begin to utilize the salary structure in the new contract for all estimates.  A schedule of estimated retirement benefits for November/December 2015 is included here.

Please note that all calculations and benefit grants to be approved by the Board will continue to be based on old salaries until such time as the Fund receives retro-active payment information and corresponding contributions from the City.

All recalculations of benefits attributable to this retro-active payment will be prepared and presented to the Board in an organized timetable that will be determined after receipt of the contributions.

••ELECTION INFORMATION••
The Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago will be holding an election for Active Member Trustee. Please click on the following link for infomration
      - Election Information

The Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago will be holding a Retirement Seminar at the Fire Academy on Saturday November 8, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. This seminar is provided for those members that are within 3 years of actual retirement. If you are interested in attending the seminar, please contact the Pension Fund Office at (312) 726-5823 to register as space is limited.
The 2013 IRS Form 1099R's were mailed to recipients of annuities, ordinary disability benefits, death benefit payments and lump sum distributions on January 31, 2014.  If you have not received one yet, please contact the office to verify the address it was sent to or to request a duplicate copy.
Effective January 1, 2014, the insurance rates for the annuitant Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO Plan were changed.  Please review the chart to determine your new rate which was deducted beginning with your December 2013 check.

Current Health Insurance Rates for Employees Who Became Annuitants

Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago
20 South Clark Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: (312) 726-5823
Fax: (312) 726-2316