Cook County Deferred Compensation sticks with Nationwide

Cook County Deferred Compensation Plan, Chicago, rehired Nationwide Retirement Solutions as bundled provider for its $961 million 457 plan, confirmed Jeff Whetzel, Nationwide spokesman.

Nationwide has served as exclusive administrator of the plan since 1997. The new contract runs through 2017, with two additional one-year options.

An RFP was issued in October.

Tariq Malhance, Cook County CFO, did not return a telephone call by press time.