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Last fiscal year (2016-17), LACERS retired 893 Members. That is about 60% more Members than LACERS retired in

the early 2000s and the highest number in any year since then.

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If you are ready to retire, follow these steps...
  1. Click here to schedule a Planning for Retirement Seminar
  2. Call (800) 779-8328 to schedule your Retirement Counseling Session
  3. Click here to download, print, and complete forms prior to your Retirement Counseling Session
  4. Click here to see a list of required documents you must file with LACERS prior to your retirement

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Planning for Retirement (PFR) Seminar
Nov. 16, 2017
PFR Tier 1
Nov. 30, 2017
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
Oct. 24, 2017
10:00 AM
Nov. 14, 2017
10:00 AM

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MyLACERS MyLACERS is a web member service that lets Members view account information 24/7. Active Members can see contributions on account, designated beneficiaries and contact information. Retired Members can view past 1099R statements, current payment statements, designated beneficiaries, current deductions and health deduction information. It's easy, fast and very informative!

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Open Enrollment is Here NEW
Beginning October 15 through November 15, 2017, LACERS will hold an Open Enrollment period when you will have the option of changing your LACERS medical and/or dental plans for calendar year 2018. Or, if you aren’t currently enrolled in a LACERS health plan, this is the time you may enroll. Click here to read more.

Pension Symposium Presentation with Commentary NEW
LACERS’ Pension Symposium took place on February 9, 2017.  At the Symposium, there were presentations by two national pension experts and LACERS’ General Manager Tom Moutes.  Mr. Moutes’ presentation was titled “An Overview of LACERS” and it provides historical statistics to help understand the challenges that LACERS faces today and may face in the near future. While Mr. Moutes’ presentation was posted on our website immediately after the Symposium, it has now been updated to include presentation comments made at the Symposium to the many stakeholders in attendance.  Click here to view the presentation.

LACERS Recognizes Employees Who Exemplify Guiding Principles in Service to our Members NEW
At LACERS, our mission is to establish a trustworthy lifelong relationship serving our Members. LACERS has established a set of Guiding Principles that we all strive to reflect when assisting our Members and each other.

Each year, LACERS employees nominate and select their colleagues who best represent LACERS’ Guiding Principles of Character, Kindness, Professionalism, Respect, and Teamwork. 

Click here to read more.

LACERS Board Re-elects Officers
The LACERS Board of Administration re-elected Commissioners Jaime L. Lee as President and Michael R. Wilkinson as Vice-President at its July 25, 2017 meeting.

Commissioner Lee has served on the Board since March 18, 2014. She has served as Board President since July 2014 and is a member of the Board’s Audit and Governance Committees.

Commissioner Wilkinson is a former Deputy City Attorney for the City of Angeles. He has served on the Board since August 2013 and as Vice President since July 2014. He is the chair of the Benefits Administration and Cybersecurity Committees.

Important Information About Your Benefits!

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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Read this before you transfer or promote to the Department of Water and Power.

If You Plan on Transferring or Promoting to DWP – Reciprocity Has Been Suspended between LACERS and WPERP. On December 10, 2013, the City of Los Angeles adopted an ordinance suspending reciprocity, effective January 1, 2014, between the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) and the Water and Power Employees Retirement Plan (WPERP). Read more ...

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