Find all of the Pension, Health & Welfare info here!


There are 3 pieces that make up a retirement package that you will earn throughout you career as an Ironworker. The first is the 498 Defined Benefit Plan, the second is the Mid-America Pension Plan, and the last is the Supplemental Monthly Annuity (SMA) Plan.  These plans are designed to give you the security you need in retirement. If you have any questions please contact us, and we will help you get the answers you need.

Iron Workers Tri-State Welfare Fund

P.O. Box 94498

Chicago, IL  60690

Phone: 866-463-9418

Between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm


Trustees: Labor:

Mark Richeson


Trustees: Management:

David Anspaugh



Your health & welfare are as important to us as they are to you.

2001 N. Mayfair Rd.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: 414-476-1220

Toll Free: 877-870-2470

Fax: 414-476-2997


Board of Trustees: Labor

Mark Richeson

Ben Scroggins

Paul Kauffman


Board of Trustees: Management

William Johnson

Ronald Meier

David Anspaugh


2350 E. 170th Street,

Lansing, Illinois 60438

Phone: 708-474-9902

Toll Free: 800-232-8029

Fax: 708-474-9982


The Fund office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Fund office is closed on the weekends and major holidays. If you plan to come in for any reason, we ask you to call, so we can have your records available, when you arrive. In that way, we can serve you more efficiently.


Local 498 Trustee: Labor: David Whitmore

Local 498 Trustee: Management: David Anspaugh


For information concerning your SMA/Defined Contribution account balance, current investment allocation, or to change current investment allocation and future contributions please call: Toll Free: 800-232-8029.


For on-line access to your SMA/Defined Contribution account please click HERE.

The following forms will assist you in communicating with your Health & Welfare Fund.


Reciprocity forms (for travelers in Local 498)


Please return completed reciprocity forms to:

IW Local 498

5640 Sockness Drive

Rockford, IL 61109


Enrollment forms to update information


Claim forms are NOT available on this site. If you need to pay out of pocket for a medical expense, please detail the information, attach the receipts and send them to Iron Workers Local 498 Health & Welfare Fund at the address listed above.

Reciprocity Agreement is to ensure that the benefits you earn here are transferred back to your home local to your home funds. “The Money Follows the Man.” For your reciprocal agreement form please go to the Health & Welfare section below. Thank you.


Please return completed reciprocal agreement form to:

IW Local 498

5640 Sockness Drive

Rockford, IL 61109


Thank you!







Your future is our future.

Mid-America Pension Fund

Zenith American Solutions

Reciprocal Agreement Form

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