Deferred Compensation


Milwaukee County 457: Deferred Compensation Plan





  • The Milwaukee County 457 Deferred Compensation Plan is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement dreams.  As a supplement to other retirement benefits or savings that you may have, this voluntary Plan allows you to save and invest extra money for retirement, tax-deferred.

  • Not only will you defer taxes immediately, you may build extra savings consistently and automatically, have a variety of investment options to choose from, and learn more about savings and investing for your financial future.


Eligibility Requirements

  • All current and fringe benefit eligible employees of Milwaukee County are immediately eligible to participate inthe Plan.  Enrollment into the plan can occur at any time throughout the year.  Representatives of Great-West Retirement Services will explain the plan and provide the appropriate forms for the enrollment process.

  • The Milwaukee County 457 Plan is administered by Great-West Retirement Services.  To learn more about the Plan, you are encouraged to contact a Great-West Retirement Services customer representative or visit the web site at

  • Great-West also provides two on-site representatives to assist employees.  The local office is located in Room 212-C of the Courthouse.  It is recommended that you phone first to ensure that a representative will be available if you chose to visit.






Great-West Retirement Services (General):


Toll Free: 877-457-6459 (General Customer Service)

Toll Free: 800-701-8255 (Existing Plan Participants)



Great-West Retirement Services (Local):

(Located in Room 212: C Courthouse)


Phone: 414-223-1921

Fax: 414-223-1808




The governance of the Plan, including the selection and monitoring of investment options, are the responsibility of the Select Committee on Deferred Compensation. 




MilwaukeE CoUnty is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is actively seeking qualified applicants for various positions throughout County government. Milwaukee County does not discriminate based on age, ancestry/national origin, arrest/conviction record, color, creed, disability, marital status, military membership, race, sex or sexual orientation.
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