FPPA - Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado

The FPPA was established January 1, 1980, and administers a statewide multiple-employer public employee retirement system providing defined benefit plan coverage (the Statewide Defined Benefit Plan) as well as death and disability coverage (the Statewide Death and Disability Plan) for police officers and firefighters throughout the state of Colorado.  The FPPA is not related to, nor in any connection with, the State’s PERA pension program. Note: This plan is mandatory for sworn employees hired June 20, 2018 or later. 

Contribution Rates for Sworn Police Employees


New Hires (hired June 20, 2018 or later):

ContributorYear
FPPA Statewide Defined  Benefit Plan
Employee Contributions202011% Base Pay Pre-Tax

202111.5% Base Pay Pre-Tax

202212% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Employer Contributions
8.5% Base Pay to Defined Benefit Plan
1.5% Base Pay to Employee DC 457 Plan


Re-Entry (Existing) Employees (hired prior to June 20, 2018):

Contributor
Year
FPPA Statewide Defined Benefit Plan
FPPA Hybrid Defined Benefit & Money Purchase Plan
FPPA Money Purchase Plan Only
Employee Contributions
2018
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 2% Base Pay After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax

2019
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 2.5% Base Pay After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax

2020
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 3% Base Pay After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax

2021
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 3.5% Base Pay After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax

2022 and beyond
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 4% Base Pay After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
Voluntary After-Tax
Employer Contributions
10% Base Pay
10% Base Pay
10% Base Pay


Purchase Service Credits

Need to purchase additional service credits with your DC 457 funds?

Complete this Empower form DC 457 Purchase of Service Credits Transfer Request fax to Empower along with FPPA letter stating eligibility for purchase. 

Contact FPPA

Need enrollment assistance?

Website: www.fppaco.org
Phone: 303.770.3772
Fax: 303.771.7622