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The pension plan for the police officers and firefighters in the City of Fort Lauderdale is a defined benefit plan.  The plan is administered by the Fort Lauderdale Police and Firefighters’ Board of Trustees.  The mission of the trustees is the efficient stewardship of the statutory pension benefits of its active members, retirees, and beneficiaries in such a manner as to safeguard retirement security.

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October 11, 2016 (12:30 pm)
888 S. Andrews Avenue, Suite 202
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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2016 Retirement Seminar Print E-mail

2016 Retirement Planning Seminar Agenda

Fort Lauderdale City Hall, 100 N. Andrews Ave., First Floor Commission Chambers

 

Friday, September 23, 2016

 

8:30 – 8:45        Welcome

Michael Dew, P&F Board Chairman

John Stahl, GERS Board Vice-Chairman                   

 

 

8:45 – 9:45        Estate Planning for Your Family’s Future  

Shane Kelley, Kelley Law Firm

 

9:45 – 10:30       Tax Mistakes to avoid in Retirement

Mitchell J.  Margolies, CPA

 

10:30 – 10:45     Break

 

10:45 – 11:15     Understanding your Social Security Benefits

Fred Nesbitt

 

11:15 – 11:30     Final Check

Debi Donato, City of Fort Lauderdale

 

11:30 – 12:45     Deferred Comp Lunch Break-Out Sessions

 

Approaching Retirement

Al Pinzon, Nationwide

 

How much will Retirement Cost?

Yolanda Flores and Hortensia Perez, ICMA-RC

 

 

12:45 – 1:15       What to Expect at Retirement and Beyond - Your City Benefits

Michael Naftaniel & Flo Cestaro, City of Fort Lauderdale

 

1:15 – 1:35        Medicare Options

                                         David Gluckman, United Healthcare         

 

           

1:35 – 2:00        Helping you Plan for Long Term Care

Stavros Moforis, Principal Financial Group

 

 

2:00 – 2:30      Police and Fire Pension Update and Questions

Lynn Wenguer, P&F Executive Director

 

General Employees Questions and Answers

                                                            Nicholas Shiess, GERS Plan Administrator

 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. PERSONS NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT LYNN WENGUER NO LATER THAN FOUR DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. TELEPHONE (954) 828-5595 FOR ASSISTANCE: IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TELEPHONE THE FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE NUMBERS (800) 955-8771 (TDD) OR (800) 955-8770 (VOICE) FOR ASSISTANCE.IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING OR HEARING, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. FLORIDA STATUTES 286.0105THIS MEETING MAY BE CONDUCTED BY MEANS OF OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA TECHNOLOGY, SPECIFICALLY A TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL. THE LOCATION, 888 S ANDREWS AVENUE, SUITE 202, FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, WHICH IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, SHALL SERVICE AS AN ACCESS POINT. TWO OR MORE FORT LAUDERDALE CITY COMMISSIONERS OR MEMBERS OF A CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE ADVISORY BOARD MAY BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THIS MEETING.


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