Analysis: These 200 Illinois pension funds would go bankrupt fastest without subsidies
Pension funds in Hanover Park, Glenview and Elgin would go bankrupt first without subsidies from taxpayers and members, according to an analysis of data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance.
Pension funds record revenue from investment income and other revenue, in addition to being subsidized by municipal taxes and member contributions. Taking those subsidies out of the equation and assuming the funds annual expenses are the same, the following table shows how long it would take for a pension fund to run out of money.
Which Illinois pension funds will go bankrupt first?