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Chicago Fire Basics

  • Established 1931
  • Currently open to new hires
  • Plan covers police and/or fire
  • Plan members not covered by Social Security
  • Single employer

Assets, Participants, and Benefits

Assets at Year-End, Chicago Fire, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 1.10
2002 0.91
2003 1.11
2004 1.21
2005 1.27
2006 1.39
2007 1.47
2008 0.91
2009 1.05
2010 1.11
2011 0.99
2012 1.03
2013 1.12
2014 1.04
2015 1.05
2016 1.02
2017 1.13
2018 1.04
2019 1.15

Source: Public Plans Database

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Number of Actives per Annuitant, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Chicago Fire US State and Local Pensions
2001 1.1 1.2
2002 1.1 1.2
2003 1.1 1.1
2004 1.1 1.1
2005 1.1 1.1
2006 1.2 1.1
2007 1.1 1.1
2008 1.2 1.1
2009 1.2 1.1
2010 1.1 1.1
2011 1.1 1.0
2012 1.0 1.0
2013 1.0 1.0
2014 1.0 1.0
2015 1.0 0.9
2016 1.0 0.9
2017 0.9 0.9
2018 0.9 0.9
2019 0.9 0.9

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size.

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Costs

Employer's Annual Required Contribution as a Percentage of Payroll and Portion Paid for Chicago Fire, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Portion of Employer ARC paid Portion of Employer ARC left unpaid US Avg Employer ARC ARC as a Percent of Payroll
2001 null null 13.8 null
2002 null null 12.8 null
2003 null null 16.4 null
2004 null null 18.5 null
2005 null null 19.9 null
2006 null null 20.7 null
2007 null null 23.7 null
2008 null null 23.8 null
2009 null null 24.8 null
2010 null null 26.3 null
2011 null null 28.0 null
2012 null null 28.5 null
2013 null null 29.1 null
2014 null null 31.2 null
2015 50.7 18.8 36.7 69.5
2016 32.2 37.6 37.8 69.8
2017 48.7 30.8 36.5 79.4
2018 54.6 35.6 36.5 90.2
2019 null null 36.4 null

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size.

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Actuarial Funding

Actuarial Funded Ratio for Chicago Fire, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Chicago Fire National Data
2001 60.2 95.6
2002 57.9 86.9
2003 47.4 83.6
2004 42.3 78.5
2005 41.8 76.4
2006 41.0 77.2
2007 42.8 80.7
2008 40.3 76.5
2009 37.0 74.5
2010 32.8 72.7
2011 28.6 70.3
2012 24.7 68.9
2013 24.0 69.0
2014 22.8 70.2
2015 23.2 71.9
2016 21.3 70.2
2017 20.1 70.0
2018 18.4 70.6
2019 18.2 70.6

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size and reflects the average for plans of similar type and Social Security coverage.

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Investments

Asset Allocation for Chicago Fire, 2019

Category Percent
Equities null
Fixed Income null
Private Equity null
Real Estate null
Cash null
Other null
Commodities null
Hedge Fund null
Misc. Alternatives null

Source: Public Plans Database

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Asset Allocation for State and Local Pensions, 2019

Category Percent
Equities 47.0
Fixed Income 23.3
Private Equity 9.2
Real Estate 8.8
Cash 1.8
Other 0.0
Commodities 1.9
Hedge Fund 6.8
Misc. Alternatives 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size.

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Asset allocation for Chicago Fire, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Equities Fixed Income Private Equity Real Estate Cash Other Commodities Hedge Fund Misc. Alternatives
2001 null null null null null null null null null
2002 74.7 24.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
2003 null null null null null null null null null
2004 null null null null null null null null null
2005 78.5 18.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8
2006 null null null null null null null null null
2007 null null null null null null null null null
2008 null null null null null null null null null
2009 null null null null null null null null null
2010 null null null null null null null null null
2011 null null null null null null null null null
2012 null null null null null null null null null
2013 null null null null null null null null null
2014 null null null null null null null null null
2015 null null null null null null null null null
2016 null null null null null null null null null
2017 null null null null null null null null null
2018 null null null null null null null null null
2019 null null null null null null null null null

Source: Public Plans Database

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Annual Return as of December 31 for Chicago Fire, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Chicago Fire Assumed return
2001 -6.11 8.00
2002 -13.60 8.00
2003 31.50 8.00
2004 14.80 8.00
2005 10.70 8.00
2006 15.50 8.00
2007 12.20 8.00
2008 -36.10 8.00
2009 27.80 8.00
2010 17.70 8.00
2011 -2.00 8.00
2012 16.20 8.00
2013 22.00 8.00
2014 3.90 8.00
2015 0.40 7.50
2016 8.00 7.50
2017 18.30 7.50
2018 -6.20 6.75
2019 21.00 6.75

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size.

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Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Chicago Fire
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -48.4 1,104.9
2002 -53.7 907.8
2003 -48.3 1,109.6
2004 -67.2 1,206.2
2005 -44.0 1,274.7
2006 -57.7 1,391.5
2007 -71.0 1,469.5
2008 -71.3 914.2
2009 -71.1 1,051.6
2010 -96.4 1,106.1
2011 -89.9 993.8
2012 -100.0 1,032.4
2013 -106.2 1,116.7
2014 -111.6 1,036.0
2015 1.5 1,045.1
2016 -87.0 1,019.0
2017 -33.5 1,126.2
2018 -32.4 1,035.8
2019 -47.6 1,149.8

Source: Public Plans Database

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Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Chicago Fire
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Chicago Fire National Average
2001 -4.4 -2.3
2002 -5.9 -3.1
2003 -4.4 -3.5
2004 -5.6 -4.0
2005 -3.5 -3.8
2006 -4.1 -4.0
2007 -4.8 -3.9
2008 -7.8 -6.5
2009 -6.8 -6.2
2010 -8.7 -5.9
2011 -9.0 -7.1
2012 -9.7 -7.0
2013 -9.5 -6.5
2014 -10.8 -5.7
2015 0.1 -3.1
2016 -8.5 -5.2
2017 -3.0 -3.5
2018 -3.1 -3.8
2019 -4.1 -3.9

Source: Public Plans Database

National data averages are weighted by plan size.

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