General Employees' Retirement Pension Board

Duties of the Trustees

The Trustees are responsible for overseeing the administration, operation and investments of the General Employees' Retirement Plan of the City of Key West.

Function of Board

  • Administering the plan as adopted by City Commission
  • Investing and monitoring the assets of the pension fund
  • Approving the disbursement of funds
  • Acting on all benefit claims
  • Adopting rules necessary for the operation of the plan
  • Approving all required reporting

Regular Meetings

  • 10:30 AM
  • The 2nd Friday once a quarter, unless otherwise noted. 
  • City Hall, City Commission Conference Room
  • 1300 White Street, Key West, Florida

All meetings of the board are open to the public.

Administrator for the Board

  1. Patti McLauchlin



TrusteeTitle
Cheryl D. Smith, CPPTChairperson / Trustee / Appointed
Alice Parker, CPPTVice-Chairperson / Trustee / Elected
Christina BervaldiTrustee / Elected
Angela Budde, CPPTTrustee / Elected
Benjamin GibsonTrustee / Retired member of the Plan, appointed by the Trustees
Patti McLauchlin, CPPTAdministrator for the Board

CPPT refers to Certified Public Pension Trustee designation and is nationally recognized by industry professionals. To maintain CPPT status, continuing education is required.