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Manhattan Fire Protection District | 100 Park Road P.O. Box 65 | Manhattan, IL 60442

  • Proudly serving Manhattan, Peotone, and Wilton Center

Pension Board

Manhattan Fire Protection District Full-time Firefighters and ranking command staff are covered by the Manhattan Fire Protection District Firefighters Pension Plan (Firefighters Pension Fund) which is a defined benefit pension plan administered by the Manhattan Fire Protection District Firefighters Pension Fund Board.

About the Pension Board

The benefits and contributions are governed by  State Statute 40 ILCS 5 Article 4 FIREFIGHTERS’ PENSION FUND MUNICIPALITIES 500,000 AND UNDER.

Civilians (Non – sworn full – time personnel) are covered by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) which is a multi – employer plan whose benefit and contribution provisions are governed by State Statutes.

The districts’ pensions are funded in three ways — through investment earnings, employee contributions (set by state statute), and employer contributions (supported by actuarial analysis).

Board Members

Article 4 of the pension code gives specific directions on the make-up of the Pension Board.

Steve Malone


Bruce Boyle

Battalion Chief

Larry Goodwin


David Kolosh


Justin Kozar


Board Meetings

All meetings are held at 9:00am (unless otherwise noted) at Station 81 located at 100 Park Road, Manhattan, IL 60442.

November 20, 2024

August 21, 2024

May 15, 2024

February 21, 2024

February 21, 2024

November 15, 2023

August 16, 2023

May 17, 2023

February 15, 2023

November 16, 2022