Members: News

October 23, 2018
2018 Trustee Election Website Link

Active members can access the voting website for the 2018 Trustee Election by clicking on this link:


You must provide the credentials mailed to you from the Fund in order to vote.


Online voting is accessible 24 hours a day and will be open until 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018. Mail-in ballots must be post marked by October 26, 2018.


Candidate statements can be viewed here.

October 22, 2018
2018 MEABF Trustee Election

The online voting website is now open and votes may be cast for the 2018 Trustee Election. You can click the following link to access the voting website: Login information was mailed to active employee participants on October 16.


Candidate statements can be viewed here.


If you have any issues accessing the online voting website or you are an active employee participant of the Fund, and you have not received instructions on how to vote, you can call (312) 236-4700, press 9. This hotline will be staffed from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday, October 22 through Thursday, October 25.


Thank you for participating in the 2018 MEABF Trustee Election.



October 1, 2018
Unclaimed Property - Inactive Members Over 70.5 Years Old

The MEABF is attempting to locate individuals aged 70½ years and older who have money remaining in the Fund. IRS Rules dictate that individuals who reach age 70½ must begin taking minimum distributions from retirement benefits.


A list of these individuals is located here.


If you or someone you know is on this list, call the Fund at 312-236-4700 and dial extension 7391 to speak with a Benefits Counselor.

April 13, 2018
Annual Contribution Statements

Annual contribution statements for active members of the Fund will be mailed beginning Monday, April 16. If you have a question regarding your statement, please call the Fund at 312-236-4700, Ext. 7391.

March 19, 2018
Pension Matters Correction

The MEABF became aware of a typographic error made in the transcription of the most recent Pension Matters (v47).


The Investment Account Summary Total Contributions is $288 million, making the Ending asset value, December 31, 2017 $4,288 million.


We regret the error and have corrected the online version of Pension Matters.

October 2, 2017
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March 19, 2016
Illinois Freedom of Information Act Disclaimer

It has come to our attention that information obtained legally from the Fund through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, is being utilized in solicitation of services by private, third party vendors. These vendors may be representing that personal information was provided by the Fund and that the Fund is aware of and condones their business practices.  Although Illinois Law requires disclosure of information regarding our members which includes names, age, retirement date, annuity amount, final employer, title at retirement, credited service, current title, current reported salary and current employer, the Fund never discloses personal, private information including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses or beneficiary information.

Please note that the Fund does not endorse any products or authorize outside entities to contact members on its behalf.

Should you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Fund at 312-236-4700.

June 12, 2015
A Quick Guide to Disability
Click 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.