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If you are ready to retire, follow these steps...
  1. Log in to MyLACERS to find out when you are eligible to retire and to view an estimate of your Retirement Allowance.
  2. Access alex®, an interactive online tool that will help you review and select the best health benefit plan for you in retirement.
  3. Click here to schedule a Planning for Retirement Seminar
  4. Call (800) 779-8328 to schedule your Retirement Counseling Session
  5. Click here to download, print, and complete forms prior to your Retirement Counseling Session
  6. Click here to see a list of required documents you must file with LACERS prior to your retirement

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LACERS Business Hours

Planning for Retirement (PFR) Seminar
Nov. 20, 2019
PFR Tier 1
Nov. 23, 2019
PFR Tier 1

Board Meeting Schedule
Sep. 24, 2019
10:00 AM
Oct. 8, 2019
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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LACERS Strategic Plan Annual Report for FY 19-20 NEW
The LACERS Strategic Plan Annual Report for FY2019-20  is now available! The report highlights accomplishments for the period ending June 30, 2019, and describes initiatives for the current year.  As you take a look at the plan, you will see that we are working toward a common mission: To protect and grow our trust fund and to ensure the sustainable delivery of ethical, reliable, and efficient retirement services to our Members.

LACERS Board Elects Officers for New Fiscal Year NEW
Cynthia M. Ruiz was re-elected as President and Michael Wilkinson was elected as Vice President at the Board of Administrations July 23 meeting.

Annie Chao Swearing In NEW
Annie Chao was elected to the LACERS Board by Active Members with 53.03% of the votes cast in her favor during the election that was held on April 9, 2019.  Annie Chao will be sworn in on June 27, 2019 at the City Clerk’s Office for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2019.

Investments at LACERS NEW
Investment Manager Selection Process

The LACERS Board oversees the investment of approximately $17 Billion of your retirement money. The Board allocates these funds to multiple asset classes based on the Investment Policy Statement (IPS). Over 60% of these funds are invested in publicly traded stocks and bonds. Click here to read more.

LACERS Investments Stay the Course! NEW
You are probably aware that the stock market has recently experienced strong volatility.  A long-overdue correction was anticipated by most investors; the U.S. equity markets as reflected by the S&P 500 are down 10% for the month of December alone. To better understand the current markets and what LACERS does to withstand volatility, it’s helpful to examine past market cycles and what was learned. Click here to read more.

Important Information About Your Benefits!

Member Demographic Fast Facts
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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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