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LACERS has a user guide explaining all your future retirement benefits for Active Members.  Click here for the

Summary Plan Description for Tier 1 Benefits or here for the Summary Plan Description for Tier 3 Benefits.

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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
Jun. 5, 2018
PFR Tier 1
Jun. 18, 2018
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
Jun. 12, 2018
10:00 AM
Jun. 26, 2018
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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Election for Employee Member of Board Update NEW
The City Clerk has tallied the ballots for the Elected Employee Member of the Board of Administration.  Based on unofficial results, Elizabeth Lee received the most votes.  The City Clerk has until June 1, 2018 to certify official results to LACERS Board of Administration.

LACERS Board Elects Cynthia M. Ruiz as President NEW
Cynthia M. Ruiz

Cynthia M. Ruiz has been elected President of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System’s (LACERS) seven-member Board of Administration.  The election was held at the April 24th board meeting at LACERS’ headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.  She will oversee LACERS’ $17.1 billion trust fund.

"I am humbled and honored to be elected to serve as the President of the LACERS Board. Being the first Latina in this position comes with much responsibility and as a leader I will always act with integrity," said Ms. Ruiz. Read more ...

Neil Guglielmo Confirmed as LACERS General Manager
The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) Board of Administration’s selection of Neil Guglielmo for the position of General Manager was confirmed by the Mayor on February 7, 2018, and the Los Angeles City Council on February 14, 2018.  His official start date is March 5, 2018.
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LACERS to Improve Service and Security for our Members
LACERS is rolling out a new computer system. The biggest changes will be behind the scenes, but we have made many improvements to how we do business so we can provide the best customer service to all of our Members. Here is what you can expect to see beginning in a few months: Read more ...

Important Information About Your Benefits!

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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If You Plan on Transferring or Promoting to DWP – Reciprocity Has Been Suspended between LACERS and WPERP

What is reciprocity between the LACERS and WPERP?
Reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power (DWP) was an agreement which allowed Members to move from either agency within a specific time frame allowing portability of some retirement benefits.

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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