Membership on the Board of Trustees / Police Officers is specified in the following ordinance of the city code as enacted by the City of South Miami Commission:
Section 16-33(a). There is hereby created a Board of Trustees of the City of South Miami Police Officers' Retirement Trust Fund, (Ord. 16-79-1038) which Board shall consist of three (3) police officers who are participants of the Fund (to be selected by the police Fund participants); three (3) residents of the City; and, a seventh trustee selected by a majority of the previous six (6) trustees, and appointed as a ministerial duty by the City Commission (all are to be appointed by the City Commission), for a period of two (2) years. (Revised 10/19/10)
Current Members & Expiration Dates
Officer Jose Lopez 12/05/13
Sergeant Robert Bukens 11/17/16
Sally Philips 07/11/19
Thomas E. Byrne 05/02/18
Rita Torres 06/21/18
Ryan Pontier 10/02/19
Administrator: Benefits USA
With any questions related to the City's 185 Plan, please contact Benefit USA, Pete Prior at 954-730-2068.
The Board of Trustees / Police Officers was created to oversee the City of South Miami Police Officers' Retirement Trust Fund.