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Preparing for Retirement

A few steps to take now if you intend to retire this year.
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Here are a few steps to take now if you intend to retire in 2023:  

  1. Download and complete a Retirement Application Packet. Read and review the forms and collect your required documentation. Refer to the retirement checklist in the Application for Service Retirement to help gather the necessary documentation. An incomplete form will delay the processing of your retirement benefit. 
  2. 2023 Retirement Webinars were held on February 20, 2023 and April 4, 2023. View the webinar presentation and recording at
  3. Collect or obtain the required personal identification documents listed on the checklist. (Applications missing any documentation will not be accepted).
  4. Member Services now offers remote notarization for CTPF documents, in accordance with Illinois law. Members who would like assistance notarizing CTPF documents should call or email Member Services at 312.641.4464 or email, and request a videoconference for notarization. 

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