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
  • 1300 White Street, Key West, Florida

All meetings of the board are open to the public.

Administrator for the Board

  1. Patti McLauchlin



TrusteeTermTitle
Cheryl D. Smith, CPPT3rd Term appointedChairperson / Trustee / Appointed
Alice Parker, CPPT3rd Term electedVice-Chairperson / Trustee / Elected
Christina Bervaldi1st Term electedTrustee / Elected
Angela Budde, CPPT4th Term electedTrustee / Elected
Benjamin GibsonNot applicableTrustee / Retired member of the Plan, appointed by the Trustees
Patti McLauchlin, CPPT
Administrator for the Board

CPPT refers to Certified Public Pension Trustee designation that industry professionals nationally recognize. Continuing Education to maintain CPPT status is a requirement of all Trustees serving on the Board.