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Department of Management Services

Publications

Most of the publications on these pages are available to download and print as Adobe Acrobat files (in PDF format). Please note that these publications are provided under the agreement that you will not alter them either in form or content. Individuals can request a copy and FRS employers can request multiple copies of publications published by the Division of Retirement. You may contact the Research and Education Section with your publications request. Outside the Tallahassee calling area, you may reach this section toll free at 877-377-1737. Otherwise, you may reach this section by phone at 850-488-5706, or you can contact this section by email at rep@dms.myflorida.com

Publications are available in the following categories:

Helpful Links and Resources
  • Summary Plan Description FRS Pension Plan (Adobe PDF Document) - Document that provides a summary of the main provisions of the FRS Pension Plan.
  • Summary Plan Description FRS Investment Plan (Adobe PDF Document) - Document that provides a summary of the main provisions of the FRS Investment Plan.
  • The Actuarial Valuations page provides a copy of the FRS Actuarial Valuation as of July 1, 2013. (Links to actuarial valuations for prior years are also available.)
  • Valuation Summary (Adobe PDF Document) - Document that provides disclosure information for FRS employers for the Fiscal Year 2012-13, based upon requirements of GASB Statements 25 and 27 and including the results of the July 1, 2013, Actuarial Valuation of the FRS.
  • Participating Employers (Adobe PDF Document) - Listing of the agencies participating in the FRS as of March 1, 2014.
  • In-State and Out-of-State Service (Adobe PDF Document) - Handout that explains the options available to you regarding the purchase of creditable service under the FRS Pension Plan and discusses the features, requirements and cost of purchasing retirement credit for your in-state and out-of-state public service.
  • What Option Should You Choose? (Adobe PDF Document) - Information that assists you in selecting your retirement option.
  • Joint Annuitant Information (Adobe PDF Document) - Information that assists you in determining if a beneficiary qualifies as a joint annuitant.