Daniel W. Hynes, Illinois state comptroller, will become a principal at Foster & Foster Consulting Actuaries on Jan. 11, the day after his term expires.
Mr. Hynes, who was comptroller for 12 years and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2010, also is chairman of the $9.6 billion Illinois State Employees' Retirement System, Springfield, and a member of the $10.2 billion Illinois State Board of Investment, Chicago. He also will leave those posts on Jan. 10.
His hiring is part of the public pension plan consulting firm's expansion into Illinois, according to a statement from the firm announcing his hiring.
Judy Baar Topinka was elected state comptroller in November and will also assume the positions Mr. Hynes is vacating at SERS and ISBI.