Established on 1st July 1970
The Municipal Employees Pension Fund was established on 1st July 1970. The primary objective of this Fund is to service the retirement needs of the previously disadvantaged employees within local Government.
To manage the financial contributions by Local Authorities and members in such a way that maximum returns on investments are obtained and to provide embers with the best possible benefits.
Management of the Fund
The Fund is an autonomous body managed by a Board of Trustees consisting of 10 democratically elected members and Councillors. This board is reconstituted annually at a conference attended by both employee and employer representatives from all Local Authorities associated with the Fund.
Early retirement, normal retirement, plus 13th Cheque benefits.
Pension Backed Housing Loan available with maximum repayment period 20 years OR 64 years.
Lump sum or resignation.
Ill Health Benefit
Benefits for less than 10 years service and more than 10 years service
Benefits for spouse and/or minor children
Member, spouse and children funeral benefits
The Municipal Employees Pension Fund provides services to Local Authorities throughout South Africa, including Municipalities in Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape and The North West.
R18 billion +
Assets under management
Years in operation