Deferred Compensation


  Milwaukee County 457

  Deferred Compensation Plan Overview









The Milwaukee County 457b Deferred Compensation Plan is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement dreams. The Milwaukee County 457b Plan is administered by Empower Retirement.  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 and/or after-tax (Roth 457).


  • 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 and Enrollment

  • Most Benefits - eligible Milwaukee County employees are immediately eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan

  • New hires are given an opportunity to enroll on their first day of work as part of New Employee Orientation

  • Current employees may enroll at any time throughout the year. Empower Financial representatives will explain the Plan and provide the enrollment forms


 To Learn More About Deferred Compensation

  • Visit the Deferred Compensation website

  • Contact an onsite Empower Retirement customer service representative

  • Please call first to ensure that a representative will be available


Contact Information:

 Empower Retirement's office location:

Room 212-C Courthouse

901 N 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

  • 414-223-1921 (Local office customer service)
  • 414-223-1808 (Local office Fax)
  • Toll Free Customer Service: 877-457-6459
    • (press 0 for a representative)


 Empower Retirement Representatives

Nick Rutzinski

Office: 414-223-1921

Cell: 414-294-8132

Angelic Haliga

Office: 414-223-1921 

Cell: 414-319-9187


 Governance of the Plan

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

  • To learn about the Select Committee, including meeting minutes, investment reports, and the Plan governance document:



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