Firefighters' Retirement Plan

Welcome to the Firefighters' Retirement Plan ("FRP") website.


Welcome to the Firefighters' Retirement Plan ("FRP") website. 

For those who have questions concerning how the Plan works, Ordinance 69245 as amended by Ordinance 69353 and Ordinance 70248 is the legal text of the Plan.  Should you have questions not addressed by this document, please contact the Plan office or the office of the FRP Board Secretary by phone or email.   

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members:

  • The Budget Director of the City, ex officio 
  • The Comptroller or Deputy Comptroller of the City, ex officio
  • Two members to be appointed by the Mayor of the City
  • Two active firefighters
  • One retired firefighter

Contact information for the Board Secretary:

Richard Frank, FRP Secretary
1114 Market Street, Suite 900
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 622-3561

2017 Trustee Election

Election results were announced at the June 29, 2017 Board of Trustees meeting. Battalion Chief Ken Mitchell was elected the new Trustee.  His term will begin upon his taking the oath of office.  

For more information on the 2017 election see FRP Election 2017 Information and Election Rules & Regulations .


Plan and Ruling Documents

Administrative Rules for Disability Applications
Administrative Rules for Disability Applications

DROP Policy for FRP
DROP Policy for FRP

Firefighters' Retirement Plan Administrative Forms
Various forms for Firefighters' Retirement Plan participants to complete and submit. Includes Retirement Application, Application for Disability, Beneficiary Designation Form, Change of Address Form, and Request for Medical Records.

Firefighters' Retirement Plan Ruling by Judge Dierker
Firefighters' Retirement Plan Ruling by Judge Dierker

Ordinance 69245 as amended by Ordinance 69353 and Ordinance 70248
The complete details of the Plan are described in the legal texts of the Retirement Plan, which are found in Ordinance 69245 as amended by Ordinance 69353 and Ordinance 70248.

Resolution Adopted 8-8-13
Resolution pertaining to post-DROP employee contribution.

Resolution Adopted 8-8-2013
Resolution pertaining to post-DROP interest

Policy Update

On May 10, 2017 the IRS issued a favorable determination letter for the Firefighters’ Retirement Plan of the City of St. Louis, stating that the Plan meets the requirements of a government plan under Section 414(d) of the Internal Revenue Code.  The IRS letter was issued in response to the Plan's application for qualified status and confirms that the Plan's provisions comply with IRS requirements.   Qualified status provides multiple tax benefits to the Plan and its members.

Procurement Documents

None at this time.

The St. Louis Firefighters' Retirement Plan, (the “Plan), is conducting an emerging markets equity manager search under the guidance of our investment consultants, Barry Bryant, CFA and Steven Roth, CFA. The Plan has approximately $75 million in total assets. The amount to be managed in this request is $4 million. The investment vehicle should be a commingled or mutual fund, unless the portfolio is ADR-only or ETF-only. All proposals will be evaluated by the investment consultant and recommendations will be made to the Plan. The final decision will be made by the Board of Trustees, (the “Board”).  Deadline October 26, 2018 at 4 PM CST. The RFP can be found at .


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Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 622-3216
Fax: (314) 622-3228

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

1114 Market Street , Suite 910
St. Louis, Missouri 63101

Known as the Carnahan building located at the SE corner of Market and Tucker.

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