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In Fiscal Year 2014 – 2015, LACERS retired more than 700 Members.  This is by far the highest annual number of

retirements with the exception of the year in which the Early Retirement Incentive Program took place (2,508 retirements). LACERS had retired approximately 500 Members per year prior to last Fiscal Year.

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If you become a LACERS Member on or after July 1, 2013, you are a Tier 2 Member. Click here to view a summary of LACERS Tier 2 benefits.
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Planning for Retirement (PFR) Seminar
Dec. 4, 2015
PFR Tier 1
Jan. 8, 2016
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
Nov. 24, 2015
10:00 AM
Dec. 8, 2015
10:00 AM

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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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Cynthia M. Ruiz Sworn In by City Clerk NEW
Cynthia M. Ruiz’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, 2019. Commissioner Ruiz was sworn in by the City Clerk on September 16 at City Hall. Click here for more information.

LACERS Wins Award for Financial Reporting NEW
The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals.

This marks the 16th consecutive year that LACERS has received this honor. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

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Important Information Regarding Your Retirement Benefits
If You Plan on Transferring or Promoting to DWP – Reciprocity Has Been Suspended between LACERS and WPERP. 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 ...

Online Videos
To view short video presentation of key topics of the LACERS Plan discussed at the Planning for Retirement Seminars, click here.

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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