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Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund

4225 Interwood North Parkway, Houston, TX 77032
(281) 372-5100 or (800) 666-9737  


HFRRF’s mission is to provide a secure retirement benefit plan for our members through professional administration, prudent management of system assets, sound investment practices, and prompt and courteous delivery of accurate benefits and useful information.

 

Member-Services

Member Services

This section describes the various member services provided by the Fund.

In Memory

In Memory

The staff of the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund honors the strength, courage, and humanity of our fallen heroes and their families.

Conference Center

Conference Center

Greer and Lowdermilk Conference Center is nestled in a beautifully landscaped setting, ideal for Corporate Meetings and Social Events.

Business Hours

Business Hours

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, our office will close at noon on Friday, December 21st, and will remain closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24th & 25th. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Normal Business Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

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FAST FACTS:  American Investment Council

American Investment Council Names Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund No.5 of Top 10 Pension Funds by Private Equity Return

Reference: American Investment Council Pension Study (May 2018) 

https://www.investmentcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018-public-pension-study-final3.pdf


American Investment Council 2018

VIDEO: Pensions in 60 Seconds - National Public Pension Coalition

Click to view  Pensions in 60 Seconds - A video on how pensions provide a secure and dignified retirement for millions of working people. 

VIDEO NPPC - Pensions in 60 Seconds


Fighting to Protect Your Pension

  

Texans for Secure Retirement

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Pension Litigation Tracker

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Board of Trustee Election News |

Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund 2018 Trustee Runoff Election

Final Vote Summary November 20, 2018

Trustee Position X - New Term (RunOff)

David Lantrip 678 Votes | 67.06% (Winner)

Kevin Brolan 333 Votes | 32.94%

Under Vote 0  | 0.00%

Over Vote 0 | 0.00%

Total Votes: 1,011

Election Summary

Total Returns by Internet 146 |  14.44%

Total Returns by Mail 819 |  81.01%

Total Returned by Telephone 46  | 4.55%

Total Returns: 1,011 | 100.00%

Total Ballots Distributed: 2,612

Percent Returned: 38.71%

David Lantrip will serve in Trustee Position X from January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021 and will be sworn in at the January 2019 regular monthly Board meeting

SPECIAL ELECTION - TRUSTEE POSITION V (to complete unexpired term)

Gerard Daniels has been elected to serve in Trustee Position V on the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees for the time remaining on the existing term. (will expire on December 31, 2019).

Mr. Daniels was sworn in at the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM.

Firefighter Brett Besselman elected to chair HFRRF Board 

HOUSTON (June 20, 2018) – Houston firefighter Brett Besselman was elected Tuesday to become chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund. Besselman will take office on July 1, after a two-week transition and training period with current Chairman David Keller who announced his resignation of the position earlier this month for personal and family reasons.

     “I am deeply humbled by the Board’s decision today,” Besselman said. “I practically grew up in the pension fund building watching my Dad serve on the Board, so I think this is a great tribute to him after celebrating Father’s Day last weekend. In the coming weeks and months, I will be in close communication with all HFRRF members, both active and retired, as I work to continue Chairman Keller’s legacy of dedicated service.”

     Besselman, 33, was elected and sworn in to the Board in October 2016. He was immediately thrust into the contentious issue of the City of Houston’s proposed pension legislation. He’s been a member of the Houston Firefighter Department for nearly eight years.

     Outgoing Chairman Keller commented on Besselman’s election: “As the youngest member of our Board, Brett may also be the youngest person elected to chair our pension fund. I think he is uniquely positioned to elevate the pension fund’s larger concern for retirement security to the younger generation of Houston firefighters. But also, by virtue of his retired father Jerry’s experience, Brett has tremendous insight and experience with our operations, history and traditions. I wish him the best of luck going forward and I am confident he has all the qualities for being a great leader long into the future.”