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Lita Payne

Lita Payne

Lita Payne
Assistant General Manager

Ms. Lita Payne was appointed to Assistant General Manager in February 2010, where she oversees the Health Benefits Administration and Retirement Services Divisions, and Member Communications. 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. Most recently, Ms. Payne was the Director of Retiree Health Care for the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association.

Ms. Payne earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Magna Cum Laude) in English from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business. She also holds a Group Benefits Specialist Designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.