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LACERS investment rate of return for calendar year 2017 was 17.37%, net of fees. 

Investments, Employee Contributions, and Employer Contributions are the three sources that fund Retirement Allowances and Health Benefits. Click here for more information.

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  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
Apr. 14, 2018
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May 3, 2018
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Mar. 27, 2018
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Apr. 10, 2018
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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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Neil Guglielmo Confirmed as LACERS General Manager NEW
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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Election for Employee Member of the Board of Administration on April 10 UPDATE
An election will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to select the Employee Member of the LACERS Board of Administration. The LACERS Board of Administration consists of severn members - four appointed by the Mayor, two elected by active members (current employees), and one elected by retired members. Click here to read more.

Election for the Office of Employee-Member of the Board of Administration UPDATE
The deadline for filing Nominating Petitions has passed. 

A ballot, voting instructions, and candidate qualifications for the Election for the Office of the Employee-Member of the Board of Administration will be mailed on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 to Active Members.  

Marked ballots may be mailed beginning Tuesday, April 3, 2018, to be received by the City Clerk-Election Division Office by the 5:00 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.  Ballots may also be personally deposited in the election box at the City Clerk-Election Division Office during office hours, Monday through Friday, from April 3 through April 10, 2018.  

Click here to view a complete timeline regarding this Election.  

LACERS to Improve Service and Security for our Members NEW
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 ...

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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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