The Plan

The Plan Administrator is Nicholas Schiess who is responsible for day-to-day operations.

The Pension Office is the records custodian. All formal communication including records requests should be addressed to Nicholas Schiess as the designated agent for the service of legal process.

Plan Members with questions regarding thier benefits can:

Schedule an appointment - Members can meet with the Plan Administrator during regular business hours. The Pension Office observes the same holiday schedule as the City of Fort Lauderdale

Call or e-mail - the telephone numbers are 954-828-5171 or toll free 888-269-4447 and the general e-mail box is E-mail and voice mail messages delivered after hours are generally returned the next day.

Website - this website contains forms, publications and additional information regarding the Pension Plan.

Request an estimate of their retirement benefits online Retirement Estimate.


City of Fort Lauderdale General Employees’ Retirement System
401 NE Fourth Street, Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33301

Regular business hours between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM.

Phone:     (954) 828-5171
Toll Free: (888) 269-4447
Fax:         (954) 828-5270


Actively employed Plan Members should schedule an appointment with the Pension Office at least two months before their expected retirement date to discuss their retirement, investigate potential spousal survivorship benefits and receive a calcuation of their estimated pension benefits.

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