The Park Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund (PEABF) is a single employer, defined benefit plan covering the eligible public employees of the Chicago Park District.  The Fund was created by an act of the Legislature of the State of Illinois, approved June 21, 1919 and effective July 1, 1919, covering the three major park systems of Chicago.  With the statutory consolidation of the separate park districts of Chicago on May 1, 1934, the Chicago Park District was created authorizing the Fund to cover its employees.  The Fund is administered in accordance with Chapter 40 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Act 5, Articles 1 and 12.

For a summary of the main features of the Principal Provisions of the Park Employees' Pension Plan, click here.


Park Employees' Annuity and Benefit Fund
of Chicago


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