About CTPF

Established by the Illinois state legislature in 1895, the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) manages over 94,000 members' assets and administers benefits totaling more than $1.6 billion annually.  

For over 125 years, CTPF has been committed to the financial security of teachers, principals, and administrators who serve or have served, the Chicago Public/Charter/Contract Schools. As the oldest public pension fund in Illinois, CTPF works to improve and safeguard members’ retirement and health benefits. 

CTPF At a Glance Fact Sheet

Officially listed as "The Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago," CTPF has been providing retirement, survivor, and disability benefits for certain certified teachers and employees of the Chicago Public Schools since 1895.

The Board of Trustees adopted the Fund’s Strategic Plan in June 2022. The plan provides a roadmap for optimizing the use of CTPF’s resources to create a collaborative and effective workplace and

The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) is governed by a 12-member Board of Trustees. Trustees include six trustees elected by the active teacher membership, one trustee elected by the active principals and administrators, three trustees elected by the retired membership, and two trustees appointed by the Board of Education.

Teachers and Principal/Administrators will elect representatives this fall.

CTPF will hold elections for: Two Teacher Trustees to serve three-year terms from November 2024 – November 2027 One Principal/Administrator to serve a one-year term from November 2024 – November 2025

Meet the CTPF Leadership Team and staff members.

Employers provide a vital link between members and the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF). Accuracy in reporting and payment is important, as CTPF’s effectiveness in benefit administration rests

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) and its Board of Trustees are governed by the Illinois Pension Code, other applicable laws, and the administrative rules and policies established by the Board

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) has established a Whistleblower Reporting Hotline where complaints can be submitted through an interview, anonymously, or self-identified. Complaints may also

The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) publishes a variety of financial reports annually.

Competitive procurement processes are used by the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) to select vendors for most major goods and services contracts in compliance with CTPF’s applicable procurement

The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) responds to all public record requests in compliance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 ILCS 140 , and the CTPF Board of Trustees’ adopted

CTPF recognizes that the cornerstone of a successful workplace is a diverse staff. We strive to find candidates with a varied mix of abilities, experiences, and working styles and a strong set of skills to support both individual team initiatives and the organization’s overall strategic plan.

Office Address Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund 425 S. Financial Place Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60605-1000 CTPF Phone and Fax Number General: 312.604.1400 Members: 312.641.4464 Fax: 312.641.7185 Office

The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) is pleased to offer reporters a variety of resources to assist with their efforts to gather facts and obtain expert opinions.