News and Events
NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The Retirement Board of the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago congratulates and welcomes Police Officer Michael Lappe to the Retirement Board. Trustee Elect Lappe represents the rank of Patrolman and he began to serve as Trustee for a three year term effective December 1, 2012.
Mike, a sworn member of the Chicago Police Department since February 1980, brings a positive impact to his peers after an on duty gunshot wound left him critically wounded in 1988. Mike has spent the last 25 years working tirelessly on disability and pension issues. Mike has served members of the FOP in various rolls over the past two decades. Lastly, Mike earned a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration. He now serves as an Adjunct Professor for Lewis University teaching Criminal Justice courses for officers continuing in their studies. Congratulations Officer Mike Lappe.
Effective January 2013, the mayor appointed Juan C. Avila as a Board member, replacing outgoing Michael Conway. Thank you Mr. Conway for your numerous contributions to the Fund, we will miss you. Juan Avila comes to the Fund with 22 years of financial service industry experience. Prior to joining Toroso, he spent 3 years as a Senior Vice President with Mesirow Financial where he co-led an investment advisory practice. Prior to joining Mesirow Financial, Juan spent 19 years at Merrill Lynch where he was a Senior Financial Advisor, Vice President, with their Private Client Wealth Management Group. Juan serves as Board Chair for the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE). He received his bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and his masters in business administration degree from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
DENTAL & VISION COVERAGE
Retired members who have premiums deducted from their pension checks for dental and vision coverage must directly contact Delta Dental in the event of any changes in your status.
Any retiree or widow desiring to enroll for dental or vision coverage should also contact Delta Dental directly.
Changes and enrollments are not completed nor forwarded through the Fund office. Any changes to your address and/or coverage must be completed by contacting Delta Dental
This month's tip:
When making plans for retirement we suggest attending a Pre-Retirement Seminar. The seminar is one-day which offers information on a variety of topics to assist in your future planning.
Enrollment is conducted by contacting CPD Employee Resource Services Division at 312- 745-5342. There are certain qualifications required before enrolling. Future dates for 2013 [ Meeting Dates ]
- Tuesday, December 24th
- Wednesday, December 25th
The Office will Be Closed
Upcoming Meeting Dates
Monthly Investment Meeting
Board of Directors Meeting
Friday, December 20th, at 9:00am