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General Employees' Retirement Fund Available Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

During this unprecedented time, our office is closed to any visitor's, but we are still available and working to meet the needs of our pensioners and active employees.  We are not taking in-person appointments, only scheduling conference calls or virtual meetings at present. Please Email or call (813) 274-7850 the General Employees' Retirement Fund. 

Monthly Board of Trustees Meetings: This will be updated monthly to reflect the current questionable concerns with COVID-19 and to provide support in social distancing. Our next Meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. on September 15, 2020, at the City of Tampa Police Department, 5th Floor Conference Room, 411 N. Franklin St, Tampa, Florida 33602. If you plan to attend, you must wear face covering, have picture identification, and employees must have their city ID.

Is Your Address Correct? Just download, print and complete the  Change of  Information Form to update your information. Mail the form to the General Employees' Retirement Fund at 306 E. Jackson Street, 7E, Tampa, FL 33602, or fax it to us at (813) 274-7289.

Direct Deposit: We encourage you to use direct deposit.  Just download, print and complete a  Direct Deposit System Form. Mail it to the General Employees' Retirement Fund at 306 E. Jackson Street, 7E, Tampa, FL 33602, or fax it to us at (813) 274-7289.

If you are considering entering the DROP or retiring, please make an appointment with Tamie Zelaya, Pension Relationship Accountant or by contacting the General Employees' Retirement Fund.

Public Records Awareness: Information we receive may be considered public information which is subject to disclosure under Florida law. Learn more about our privacy policy.

General Employees' Retirement Fund Receives 2018 PPCC Award:  The Public Pension Coordinating Council (PPCC) on November 1, 2018, awarded the General Employees' Retirement Fund its second Public Pension Standards Award for Funding and Administration.  The award represents the General Employees' Retirement Fund has met the professional standards for plan funding and administration as set forth in the PPCC's public pension standards and reflect minimum expectations for public retirement system management and administration; as well as serve as a benchmark by which all defined benefit public plans should be measured.  The Public Pension Coordinating Council is a coalition of the National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA); the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR); and the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS).  Together, these associations represent more than 500 of the largest pension plans in the U.S.

FY 2018 Annual Report Produced for Members & Retirees:The General Employees' Retirement Fund is pleased to submit its Annual Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018.  The report was written to provide members and retirees with an overview of the Fund's administration as well as to highlight key financial, investment and funding information.