ICMA-RC to Offer Special FOP 457 Plan

July 27, 2005 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - ICMA-RC, a retirement plan provider for public service employees is set to announce that it will offer the Blue Line 457 Plan that has been specifically designed for public safety officers.

A news release said that ICMA-RC will actively promote adoption of its Blue Line 457 – created exclusively for Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) members – around the country.

ICMA-RC will work with public employers to make its Blue Line 457 available, according to the announcement. The firm plans to offer FOP members education programs about how best to plan for retirement during each phase of their lives. ICMA-RC will also supervise the administration of the benefit program.

The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 322,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges.   

ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC) administers $22 billion in retirement plan assets for more than 660,000 public sector participants.

More information about the company is at http://www.icmarc.org/xp/vl/ .