Welcome to MEABF.org
MEABF is a defined benefit, single employer benefit plan that was established in 1921 by
an act of the Illinois General Assembly to provide disability and retirement benefits to
qualified employees of the City of Chicago and the Chicago Board of Education. Our sole
purpose is to pay earned benefits to our members, which is funded by a combination of
member contributions, taxes levied by the City of Chicago, and investment earnings from
Plan reserves. MEABF is a component unit of the City of Chicago, and as such, is
included in the City of Chicago's financial statements as a pension trust fund.
We take care of the people who take care of Chicago.
July 1, 2015
***Pension Verification Form - Benefits to Be Suspended***If you did not fill out a 2015 Pension Verification Form please contact the Fund immediately to do so. If you do not fill out this form your August benefit will be suspended until completion of this form.
July 1, 2015
MEABF Offices Closed - Friday, July 3In honor of Independence Day, Fund offices will be closed on Friday, July 3.
June 12, 2015
A Quick Guide to DisabilityClick here to download a brief oveview of the Fund's Disability Benefits for our members. There are two types of disability benefits with two seperate benefit structures. Check to see which is right for you. For more information, call our offices at (312) 236-4700 and press 4.
May 26, 2015
MEABF Hires Investment OfficerThe MEABF has hired Juan Lopez, Jr. as its Investment Officer. Read more about Mr. Lopez here.
May 8, 2015
PENSION REFORM LITIGATION (Doris Heaton et al., Appellees, v. Pat Quinn, Governor, State of Illinois, et al., Appellants)Although this litigation DOES NOT involve the MEABF of Chicago or recent changes to laws governing this pension fund, we are providing a link to the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling in order to assist our members who are looking for information.
You can read the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling here.