County Employees Retirement Systems (CERS)
Full-time employees participate in Kentucky Retirement Systems’ County Employees Retirement System (CERS). Plan participants make pre-tax contributions to the CERS pension fund and the city’s legislative body contributes city revenues to the fund. For more information, contact Kentucky Retirement Systems 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Kentucky Retirement Systems
1260 Louisville Rd
Frankfort, Ky., 40601
Police and Firefighter Retirement Fund (PFRF)
The Police and Firefighter Retirement Fund (PFRF) is a retirement and benefit fund for sworn members of the Lexington Police Department and Fire & Emergency Services. The provisions of the PFRF are established by state law (KRS 67A.360 – 67A.690). The statutes should be consulted for detailed information or contact the Police and Firefighter's Retirement Fund office 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Police and Firefighter's Retirement Fund
200 E. Main St.
Lexington, Ky., 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3539
Fax: (859) 425-2050
Other deferred income accounts
Other deferred income accounts (such as 401K and 457 plans) are available. Details can be found on the city’s Benefit Center website.
KRS 067A.360 – 067A.690: Police and Firefighters’ Retirement and Benefit Fund.
KRS 090.400 Pension fund in cities -- Coverage provided in County Employees
Retirement System after August 1, 1988 -- Repeal of ordinances established for creation or maintenance of pension fund -- Liquidation and distribution of residual assets -- Report.
Code of Ordinances, Chapter 06 – Employees and Pensions