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 in the Plan. 

  • Enrollment into the plan can occur at any time throughout the year.

    • When you contact a Customer Representative of Great-West Retirement Services, they 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; by calling the contact phone numbers below, 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.


  Contact Information:



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. 



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