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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...
Spring 2014 LACERS News for Active Members
To read about LACERS fund, your benefits, seminar information, and updates, click here.
Application Requirement When Applying for Retirement
LACERS Members must file their application for retirement at least 30 days – and no more than 60 days – before their desired retirement date.
The only exceptions to the Application Requirement are those situations involving layoffs.  If you receive a layoff or termination notice, contact LACERS to review your retirement benefit options before you leave City employment.
Deferred Compensation Plan – Advantages and Benefits of Saving for Retirement Now
The City of Los Angeles Deferred Compensation Plan provides a way to complement your City retirement/pension benefit. The Deferred Compensation Plan has a great new planning tool on its web site (https://cityofla457.gwrs.com/login.do) to help you understand how the funds you can expect in retirement compare with what you make today. You can access this tool by logging into your Deferred Compensation Plan account or working with a local Plan representative. Local representatives are available at City Hall, Room 867, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and by phone at (213) 978-1601.



MyLACERS

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!
Benefit Calculator

Benefit CalculatorYour retirement benefit is determined by your Final Average Monthly Compensation, your years of Service Credit, and your Service Retirement Allowance Formula.