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The average annual retirement benefit amounts for our Members retiring in 2016 are as follows:

  • Members with between 21 and 25 years of Service:  $45,552
  • Members with between 26 and 30 years of Service:  $54,168
  • Members with over 30 years of Service: $65,976

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If you are ready to retire, follow these steps...
  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
Sep. 9, 2017
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Sep. 15, 2017
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Sep. 12, 2017
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Sep. 26, 2017
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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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LACERS Board Re-elects Officers NEW
The LACERS Board of Administration re-elected Commissioners Jaime L. Lee as President and Michael R. Wilkinson as Vice-President at its July 25, 2017 meeting.

Commissioner Lee has served on the Board since March 18, 2014, when she was first appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti. She has served as Board President since July 2014 and is a member of the Board’s Audit and Governance Committees.

Commissioner Wilkinson is a former Deputy City Attorney for the City of Angeles.  He has served on the Board since August 2013 and as Vice President since July 2014.  He is the chair of the Benefits Administration and Cybersecurity Committees.

Jaime Lee Sworn In For Second Term NEW
Board President, Jaime L. Lee, was re-appointed to the Board of Administration by Mayor Eric Garcetti and 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 23, 2017 at City Hall.  She has served on the Board since 2014. Click here to view more.

LACERS Seeks Candidates for General Manager NEW
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LACERS General Manager Announces Retirement
General Manager Tom Moutes has announced his retirement effective at the end of the year. Mr. Moutes has served with LACERS since 2001.  He has served as General Manager since 2010.

Member Alert Regarding Allegedly Predatory Pension Loan Businesses
Persons receiving monthly pensions, including LACERS Retired Members, may be targeted by salespersons offering immediate cash in exchange for rights to future retirement or disability retirement payments. These pension loans, or “advances,” may be offered with unlawful or unfair terms, including exceedingly high interest rates and fees.  Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit against an individual and multiple companies allegedly involved in a predatory lending scheme targeting vulnerable California pensioners. Click here to read more.

Important Information About Your Benefits!

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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Read this before you transfer or promote to the Department of Water and Power.

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 ...

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