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):

  FPPA Statewide Defined
Benefit Plan
Employee Contributions
2020 11% Base Pay Pre-Tax
2021 11.5% Base Pay Pre-Tax
2022 12% 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):

  FPPA Statewide Defined
Benefit Plan
FPPA Hybrid 
Defined Benefit & 
Money Purchase Plan

 FPPA Money
Purchase Plan Only

Employee Contributions
 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 
 2020  10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 3% Base Pay After-Tax
 2021  10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 3.5% Base Pay After-Tax
 2022 & beyond  10% Base Pay Pre-Tax
plus 4% Base Pay 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