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LACERS Board of Administration Elects Officers and Welcomes New Commissioners NEW
Cynthia M. Ruiz was re-elected as President and Elizabeth L. Greenwood was elected as Vice President at the Board of Administrations July 24 meeting.  Commissioners include (left to right):  newly- appointed Commissioner Sandra Lee, Commissioner Michael Wilkinson, newly-elected Commissioner Elizabeth Lee, President Cynthia M. Ruiz, Commissioner Nilza Serrano, Vice-President Elizabeth L. Greenwood, and Commissioner Sung Won Sohn. 

2018 Board Members

Elizabeth Lee Sworn in As Commissioner of LACERS Board NEW
Elizabeth Lee was elected to the Board of Administration of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System by Active LACERS Members for the term ending June 30, 2023. Commissioner Lee was sworn in at the LACERS Board meeting on July 10, 2018.  Click here for more information.

Sandra Lee Sworn In by City Clerk NEW
Sandra Lee’s appointment to the Board of Administration by Mayor Eric Garcetti was confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council for the term ending June 30, 2022.  Commissioner Lee was sworn in by the City Clerk on June 26 at City Hall. Click here to read more ...

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 ...

New and Improved MyLACERS Account Information Is Here NEW
Register to view your account at mylacers.org.

LACERS has just re-launched MyLACERS for Active and Retired Members.

You will receive a new, Personalized Identification Number (PIN) that will be assigned to you to register and access MyLACERS, safely and securely. Your PIN should arrive in the mail in the next few days. In order to use MyLACERS, you will need to register for an account, even if you had one previously. 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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