Long-time McHenry County Board member John Jung is being paid not only by the McHenry County Board, but but by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund for past service.
During the Fiscal Year ending in November, 2017, Jung’s compensation was $43,282.80.
That includes salary and other benefits, mainly for health insurance.
When asked in a Freedom of Information request about pension payments made to Jung, IMRF replied,
IMRF received a public information request from you on 2/15/2018.
You requested Member Information records, which you described as “I request information about McHenry County Board member John Jung’s contributions, work history and pension payments”
We have reviewed our files and have located records responsive to your request.
Mr. John P. Jung, Jr. participated in IMRF from 1/2/1995 to 11/30/2008 and from 12/1/2010 to 11/30/2016.
All of his service credit was earned as a member of the McHenry County board.
His monthly pension amounts for each year since he retired are listed below.
- 2008: $439.43
- 2009: $445.54
- 2010: $458.87
- 2016: $772.64
- 2017: $791.83
- 2018: $810.95
Jung was asked to comment, but did not reply to an email over a week ago.
In addition, the email said,
Member contribution and annual reportable wage information can be found in the attached document.
Please note that Mr. Jung originally retired in 2008, effective 12/1/2008, and then suspended his pension beginning 12/1/2010 when he re-enrolled in IMRF.
He retired again as of 12/1/2016.