General Employees' Retirement Fund
Latest News & Information:
Due to an IRS mandated 2020 tax table change, you will notice a change in your pension check beginning January 31, 2020. Please consult with a tax specialist to inquire on the appropriate withholding going forward. If you choose to amend your tax withholding, please complete a new W4P, and mail to our office to update your record.Monthly Board of Trustees Meetings: The next meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2019 at the Julian B. Lane Conference Room, 1001 N. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606.
Biennial Pension Verification Questionnaire and Surviving Spouse Form have reached several deadline periods. We will be holding checks in our office for the October payment for pensioners who have not completed these forms. You will need to complete these forms and they must be received by our department in order for your check to be released.
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.
Is Your Address Correct? Just download, print and complete the Contact Information Update Form to update your information and 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.
Direct Deposit: We encourage you to use direct deposit. Just download, print and complete a Direct Deposit Authorization Form then 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 Anais Rodriguez, Pension Relationship Accountant or by contacting the General Employees' Retirement Fund.
General Employees' Retirement Fund Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To make an appointment, call (813) 274-7850.
Email the General Employees' Retirement Fund.