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Illinois pension funds: Where do taxpayers contribute most?

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By Local Labs News Service | Feb 12, 2018

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Government pension funds in Naperville, Lisle and Elmhurst depended most on taxpayer contributions to make ends meet in 2016, according to the Illinois Department of Insurance.

Pension funds in Illinois rely on cash from taxpayers, contributions from members, returns on investment and other revenue to meet their obligations.

How much did pension funds in your community depend on taxpayers in 2016?

100 Illinois pension funds with biggest taxpayer share

Rank
Fund
City
County
Total revenue in 2016
From taxpayers
1
Joliet Police Pension Fund
Joliet
Will County
$17,356,183
$14,559,331
2
Joliet Firefighters Pension Fund
Joliet
Will County
$14,516,079
$12,332,156
3
Aurora Police Pension Fund
Aurora
Kane County
$15,057,385
$11,672,490
4
Aurora Firefighters Pension Fund
Aurora
Kane County
$11,808,039
$9,811,122
5
Evanston Police Pension Fund
Evanston
Cook County
$11,182,564
$9,450,823
6
Springfield Police Pension Fund
Springfield
Sangamon County
$10,953,467
$9,050,592
7
Rockford Firefighters Pension Fund
Rockford
Winnebago County
$10,673,808
$8,577,454
8
Peoria Police Pension Fund
Peoria
Peoria County
$10,580,529
$8,392,780
9
Elgin Police Pension Fund
Elgin
Kane County
$9,798,249
$7,991,936
10
Rockford Police Pension Fund
Rockford
Winnebago County
$10,153,877
$7,838,429
11
Peoria Firefighters Pension Fund
Peoria
Peoria County
$9,454,588
$7,801,323
12
Evanston Firefighters Pension Fund
Evanston
Cook County
$8,393,839
$7,396,641
13
Naperville Firefighters Pension Fund
Naperville
DuPage County
$8,176,526
$6,415,496
14
Naperville Police Pension Fund
Naperville
DuPage County
$8,181,345
$6,329,588
15
Waukegan Police Pension Fund
Waukegan
Lake County
$7,766,372
$6,286,274
16
Elgin Firefighters Pension Fund
Elgin
Kane County
$7,183,848
$5,824,657
17
Cicero Police Pension Fund
Cicero
Cook County
$7,160,449
$5,585,411
18
Champaign Police Pension Fund
Champaign
Champaign County
$6,502,219
$5,455,503
19
Arlington Heights Firefighters Pension Fund
Arlington Heights
Cook County
$6,089,882
$5,100,000
20
Des Plaines Police Pension Fund
Des Plaines
Cook County
$5,900,571
$5,036,133
21
Oak Park Police Pension Fund
Oak Park
Cook County
$5,818,351
$4,735,676
22
Bloomington Police Pension Fund
Bloomington
McLean County
$5,849,199
$4,690,359
23
Moline Firefighters Pension Fund
Moline
Rock Island County
$5,007,903
$4,574,093
24
Schaumburg Police Pension Fund
Schaumburg
Cook County
$5,837,338
$4,541,539
25
Arlington Heights Police Fund
Arlington Heights
Cook County
$5,888,538
$4,500,000
26
Bloomington Firefighters Pension Fund
Bloomington
McLean County
$5,225,267
$4,416,266
27
Waukegan Firefighters Pension Fund
Waukegan
Lake County
$5,413,950
$4,401,280
28
Elk Grove Village Police Pension Fund
Elk Grove Village
Cook County
$5,052,003
$4,218,512
29
Lisle-Woodridge Fpd Firefighters Pension Fund
Lisle
DuPage County
$4,918,320
$4,097,261
30
Glenview Firefighters Pension Fund
Glenview
Cook County
$4,792,940
$4,016,250
31
Oak Park Firefighters Pension Fund
Oak Park
Cook County
$4,335,303
$3,779,495
32
Schaumburg Firefighters Pension Fund
Schaumburg
Cook County
$4,842,401
$3,764,945
33
Moline Police Pension Fund
Moline
Rock Island County
$4,325,676
$3,740,468
34
Palatine Firefighters Pension Fund
Palatine
Cook County
$4,560,248
$3,660,137
35
Bolingbrook Police Pension Fund
Bolingbrook
Will County
$4,685,073
$3,631,065
36
Highland Park Police Pension Fund
Highland Park
Lake County
$4,154,312
$3,611,980
37
Skokie Firefighters Pension Fund
Skokie
Cook County
$4,566,792
$3,595,244
38
Palatine Police Pension Fund
Palatine
Cook County
$4,595,096
$3,538,272
39
Highland Park Firefighters Pension Fund
Highland Park
Lake County
$3,892,567
$3,412,844
40
Champaign Firefighters Pension Fund
Champaign
Champaign County
$4,108,589
$3,364,504
41
Niles Police Pension Fund
Niles
Cook County
$3,852,265
$3,256,499
42
Rolling Meadows Firefighters Pension Fund
Rolling Meadows
Cook County
$3,652,767
$3,245,390
43
Calumet City Police Pension Fund
Calumet City
Cook County
$3,982,948
$3,243,000
44
Hoffman Estates Police Pension Fund
Schaumburg
Cook County
$4,029,179
$3,228,471
45
Bolingbrook Firefighters Pension Fund
Bolingbrook
Will County
$3,877,356
$3,140,863
46
Rolling Meadows Police Pension Fund
Rolling Meadows
Cook County
$3,568,593
$3,104,921
47
Melrose Park Firefighters Pension Fund
Maywood
Cook County
$3,585,842
$3,081,599
48
Alton Police Pension Fund
Alton
Madison County
$3,531,426
$3,069,684
49
Elmhurst Police Pension Fund
Elmhurst
DuPage County
$3,594,736
$2,982,703
50
Alton Firefighters Pension Fund
Alton
Madison County
$3,269,974
$2,970,632
51
Oak Lawn Firefighters Pension Fund
Oak Lawn
Cook County
$3,670,331
$2,946,666
52
Oak Lawn Police Pension Fund
Oak Lawn
Cook County
$4,216,605
$2,946,377
53
Lombard Police Pension Fund
Lombard
DuPage County
$3,632,378
$2,936,167
54
Rock Island Police Pension Fund
Rock Island
Rock Island County
$3,474,354
$2,893,929
55
Hoffman Estates Firefighters Pension Fund
Schaumburg
Cook County
$3,851,690
$2,867,272
56
Downers Grove Firefighters Pension Fund
Downers Grove
DuPage County
$3,497,763
$2,847,524
57
Belleville Firefighters Pension Fund
Belleville
St. Clair County
$3,255,315
$2,832,970
58
Rock Island Firefighters Pension Fund
Rock Island
Rock Island County
$3,233,056
$2,803,551
59
Kankakee Police Pension Fund
Kankakee
Kankakee County
$3,299,414
$2,773,787
60
Orland Park Police Pension Fund
Orland Park
Cook County
$3,701,550
$2,757,499
61
Addison Police Pension Fund
Addison
DuPage County
$3,344,800
$2,724,449
62
Niles Firefighters Pension Fund
Niles
Cook County
$3,227,034
$2,714,895
63
Downers Grove Police Pension Fund
Downers Grove
DuPage County
$3,468,829
$2,689,713
64
Lansing Police Pension Fund
Lansing
Cook County
$3,229,491
$2,670,076
65
Elk Grove Village Firefighters Pension Fund
Elk Grove Village
Cook County
$5,410,769
$2,573,401
66
Quincy Firefighters Pension Fund
Quincy
Adams County
$2,948,887
$2,569,640
67
Melrose Park Police Pension Fund
Melrose Park
Cook County
$3,171,884
$2,544,568
68
Chicago Heights Police Pension Fund
Chicago Heights
Cook County
$3,203,965
$2,527,866
69
Dekalb Firefighters Pension Fund
DeKalb
DeKalb County
$2,855,964
$2,512,631
70
Glenview Police Pension Fund
Glenview
Cook County
$3,340,450
$2,497,041
71
Danville Firefighters Pension Fund
Danville
Vermilion County
$2,773,331
$2,492,985
72
Buffalo Grove Police Pension Fund
Buffalo Grove
Cook County
$3,076,927
$2,430,017
73
Wilmette Firefighters Pension Fund
Wilmette
Cook County
$2,851,767
$2,422,000
74
Alsip Police Pension Fund
Alsip
Cook County
$2,739,567
$2,388,524
75
Belleville Police Pension Fund
Belleville
St. Clair County
$2,983,995
$2,388,327
76
Pekin Firefighters Pension Fund
Pekin
Tazewell County
$2,765,773
$2,375,747
77
Carpentersville Police Pension Fund
Carpentersville
Kane County
$2,860,796
$2,346,705
78
Chicago Heights Firefighters Pension Fund
Chicago Heights
Cook County
$2,770,672
$2,339,408
79
Calumet City Firefighters Pension Fund
Calumet City
Cook County
$2,828,266
$2,338,590
80
Libertyville Police Pension Fund
Libertyville
Lake County
$2,680,332
$2,306,006
81
Tinley Park Police Pension Fund
Tinley Park
Cook County
$3,189,190
$2,301,390
82
Streamwood Police Pension Fund
Streamwood
Cook County
$2,895,240
$2,265,811
83
Skokie Police Pension Fund
Skokie
Cook County
$3,225,424
$2,208,070
84
Carbondale Police Pension Fund
Carbondale
Jackson County
$2,569,327
$2,175,859
85
West Chicago Police Pension Fund
West Chicago
DuPage County
$2,674,620
$2,174,000
86
Buffalo Grove Firefighters Pension Fund
Buffalo Grove
Cook County
$2,673,342
$2,166,040
87
Morton Grove Firefighters Pension Fund
Morton Grove
Cook County
$2,574,581
$2,165,900
88
Hanover Park Police Pension Fund
Hanover Park
Cook County
$2,682,521
$2,153,658
89
Quincy Police Pension Fund
Quincy
Adams County
$2,661,324
$2,126,886
90
Wheeling Firefighters Pension Fund
Wheeling
Cook County
$2,594,584
$2,123,616
91
Morton Grove Police Pension Fund
Morton Grove
Cook County
$2,541,953
$2,090,649
92
Crystal Lake Police Pension Fund
Crystal Lake
McHenry County
$2,638,901
$2,059,342
93
Lombard Firefighters Pension Fund
Lombard
DuPage County
$2,721,768
$2,034,905
94
Park Ridge Police Pension Fund
Park Ridge
Cook County
$2,509,804
$2,027,060
95
Woodridge Police Pension Fund
Woodridge
DuPage County
$2,465,003
$2,014,246
96
Westmont Police Pension Fund
Westmont
DuPage County
$2,433,981
$2,012,246
97
Maywood Police Pension Fund
Maywood
Cook County
$2,425,598
$2,010,952
98
Wheaton Police Pension Fund
Wheaton
DuPage County
$2,698,012
$2,000,982
99
Addison Firefighters Pension Fund
Addison
DuPage County
$2,221,285
$1,971,893
100
Galesburg Police Pension Fund
Galesburg
Knox County
$2,283,103
$1,956,983

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Organizations in this Story

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