FRS Investment Plan

Florida Retirement System (FRS) Investment Plan
DefinitionThe Florida Retirement System Invest Plan (FRS Investment Plan) is a defined contribution program. Participants are fully invested after one year of creditable service. For more information, please click on the web link provided below.
Type of PlanDefined contribution plan
EligibilityFull-time and regular part-time employees are eligible. During your first five months of employment, you have the option to remain in the FRS-Regular Class or enroll in the FRS Investment Plan.
VestingYou are vested after one year of creditable service. Pension plan service counts toward the one-year requirement.
Employee ContributionsEffective July 1, 2011, Florida law requires you to make pretax retirement contributions of 3 percent of your gross salary to your retirement plan.
Employer Contributions

The amount contributed by the College toward your retirement plan (called the "blended contribution rate") is the same whether you participate in the investment plan or the pension plan and is a percentage of your gross monthly salary, based on your employment class (e.g., regular class, senior management service class, special risk class, etc.)

BenefitYour retirement benefit is based upon the benefit option you select and your annuity account balance, which is based on employee and employer contributions, income and investment gains/losses, minus account expenses.
Normal RetirementYou must meet the vesting requirement. There may be tax implications if you retire prior to the year of your 55th birthday.
Other Plan FeaturesThis retirement plan has a disability feature and health insurance subsidy.
Selection of Investment PlansInformation is available on the MyFRS Web portal or by calling the toll-free employee service number: 1.866.446.9377.


Human Resources
Seminole State College
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Phone: 407.708.2195
Fax: 407.708.2425