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Since 1998, Registered Domestic Partners of LACERS Members have been eligible for the same benefits

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LACERS Board of Administration Appoints Lita Payne As Interim General Manager NEW
The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) Board of Administration announced the appointment of Lita Payne to Interim General Manager, owing to the recent retirement of Thomas Moutes. 

Prior to this appointment, she has served as LACERS’ Assistant General Manager since 2010, overseeing the Health Benefits Administration and Communications and Retirement Services Divisions.  Joining the City in 1988, she has served the Departments of Building and Safety, Water and Power, Public Works, Fire and Police Pensions, and LACERS.  She also served as the Director of Retiree Health Care for the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association. Read more ...

Pension Symposium Presentation with Commentary
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
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. 

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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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