WEBSITE LAST UPDATED
August 2, 2023
Record custodian contact information:
City of Fort Lauderdale
General Employees' Retirement System
401 NE 4th Street, Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Toll Free: 888-269-4447
Linked is the new 2023 Summary Plan Description.
Linked is the new 2023 Active Member Newsletter.
KeyBank has been issuing monthly benefit payments since January 1, 2022. As a reminder, benefit payments are always issued on the 1st business day of the month, which does not include Saturdays, Sundays and many holidays.
A web portal is available from KeyBank wherein retirees are able to login and review their payment and deduction history. Their number is 800-962-2149. If the need arises for proof of income then you should contact the Pension Office and request an income verification letter.
Linked is the 2022 Retiree Newsletter.
Trustee Election - an election is required for two positions on the Board of Trustees currently held by Jill Prizlee and Jeri Pryor, who are both seeking re-election. The nomination period has closed and only Ms. Prizlee and Ms. Pryor expressed an interest in partcipating. Therefore, they ran unopposed and win the election for another three-year term commencing January 1, 2022.
PENSION OFFICE RELOCATION - The Pension Office has relocated. The new address is 401 NE 4th Street Suite 2, which is directly across the street from our current location. For your convenience, a map along with parking information is linked and can be printed - Map. A Google Map is also linked - Google Map.
The current Summary Plan Description (click link to open) is available. It is revised every two years.
The Board welcomes:
Bob McComsey - City appointed Trustee June 21, 2022
Douglas Meade - City appointed Trustee February 2, 2021
Jeri Pryor - employee elected Trustee joined the Board on January 1, 2020
Marian Dollard - employee elected Trustee joined the Board on January 1, 2018 and re-elected January 1, 2021
Jill Prizlee - employee elected Trustee joined the Board on January 1, 2017 and re-elected January 1, 2020
Lynn Wenguer - employee elected Trustee joined the Board on January 1, 2016
and re-elected again January 1, 2021
Ron Cameron - reappointed by the City as Trustee on January 1, 2016
Nicholas Schiess engaged as Plan Administrator on April 26, 2016
The Board says goodbye to the following significant contributors:
Pension secretary Jane Dyar has retired after 17 years of faithfully serving the retirement system.
Jonathan Stahl - former chairman departed the Board on December 31, 2019.
William Long - former trustee retired and departed the Board on December 31, 2017
Mark Darmanin - former chairman and a very long serving member of the Board departed on December 31, 2016
Darlene Pfieffer and Julie Cameron - former City appointed trustees departed on December 31, 2015
Robert Dunkel - former legal counsel for many years retired on November 11, 2016
David Desmond - former Plan Administrator retired October 1, 2015 after 15 years of dedicated service.