Kenneth R. Harrison Sr.

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Ken Harrison holds a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami, School of Law, a Master of Science Degree in Management from Biscayne College (St. Thomas University) and a Bachelor of Business Degree accounting major from the University of Miami.  He is a founding member of the Florida Pension Trustees Association (FPPTA), currently serving as Director Emeritus and is a Certified Public Pension Trustee.  In 1991 Mr. Harrison completed a 27-year law enforcement career, when he retired from the City of Miami (Florida) Police Department as Assistant Chief.  For 16 years during his career in law enforcement he served as a trustee for Miami’s Police and Fire Pension Funds.  Additionally, for 10 of his years in law enforcement, Mr. Harrison was active in police labor organizations at the local, state and national levels.  Mr. Harrison completed over 30 years of military service in 2002 when he retired from the United States Coast Guard Reserve as Captain (Colonel).  Ken remains active in community and professional organizations; serving as vice-president of the University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association, Chairperson of the Miami Area Coast Guard Retiree Council, and member of various Dade County Bar Association committees.  He has published articles addressing the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) in the publication of the Labor and Employment Section for the Florida Bar Association.  Mr. Harrison has been with the Coral Gables law firm of Sugarman Susskind Braswell & Herrera since 1997.