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  2. Access alex®, an interactive online tool that will help you review and select the best health benefit plan for you in retirement.
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  5. Click here to download, print, and complete forms prior to your Retirement Counseling Session
  6. 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
Feb. 20, 2019
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Mar. 4, 2019
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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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Nominating Petitions for Employee-Member of Board of Administration Will Be Available at LACERS for all Active Members NEW
Are you an Active LACERS Member?  Would you like to run for a seat on the Board of Administration? If you answered “Yes” to both questions, then you will need to take the first step and file a nominating petition. Click here to read more.

LACERS Investments Stay the Course! NEW
You are probably aware that the stock market has recently experienced strong volatility.  A long-overdue correction was anticipated by most investors; the U.S. equity markets as reflected by the S&P 500 are down 10% for the month of December alone. To better understand the current markets and what LACERS does to withstand volatility, it’s helpful to examine past market cycles and what was learned. Click here to read more.

LACERS Board Meetings Go Live! Listen to Your Board of Administration in Action NEW
Now you can listen to Board of Administration meetings live, every second and fourth Tuesday at 10 a.m., by calling (213) 621-CITY (Metro), (818) 904-9450 (Valley), (310) 471-CITY (Westside), or (310) 547-CITY (San Pedro Area). You may listen to recorded Board meetings of your choice on our website by clicking here.

LACERS Wins Pension Award for Excellence NEW
LACERS received the Public Pension Standards Award for Funding and Administration by the Public Pension Coordinating Council – a confederation of National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA), National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS), and the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) – in recognition of meeting professional standards for plan funding and administration as set forth in their Public Pension Standards.

New LACERS Business Hours NEW
Beginning September 1, LACERS will have new office and phone hours. The new hours will be 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Please plan accordingly when visiting the LACERS offices and when calling the Member Service Center.

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

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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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