In Memory of Frank B. Coakley

The Employees’ Retirement System is sad to share news of the death of Fire & Police Board Trustee Frank B. Coakley.

Throughout his life, Frank Coakley served the City of Baltimore and the State of Maryland with distinction and honor. Frank first served as a Mayoral appointee to the F&P Board of Trustees from 1992-2000. He returned to the F&P Board of Trustees in 2010 and remained until December 2020.

Frank served as Assistant Secretary and Director of the Community Development Administration for Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development.

Mr. Coakley loved his alma maters, Baltimore City College High School and Morgan State University. A strong supporter of education Mr. Coakley was a Trustee of the Baltimore City College Scholarship Funds as well as Secretary for the Morgan State University Foundation Board. He also was a one of the founders of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.

We send our condolences to Frank’s friends and family.