Neil M. Guglielmo was appointed as the General Manager of LACERS by the Board of Administration in January 2018. In February, his appointment was confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council and the Mayor. In March, Neil officially started with LACERS.
During his 27-year tenure with the City of Los Angeles, Neil has worked for various departments, including the Mayor’s Office. Most recently, Neil has served as Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP’s) Chief Financial Officer (CFO), directing the operations of the Financial Services Office by overseeing accounting, finance, internal audit, risk control, corporate performance, and financial forecasting support.
Prior to his appointment as CFO, Neil was the Director of Budget, Rates, and Financial Planning, managing staff in the development and implementation of LADWP’s $5 billion annual budget, designing and conducting outreach for retail and wholesale rates, and preparing financial plans for the Power and Water Revenue Funds.
Neil’s career with the City of Los Angeles began in 1990 as an Assistant Park Services Attendant for the Department of Recreation and Parks. Over the years, he worked for the Department of Aging as a Management Assistant; the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer as a Senior Administrative Analyst; Los Angeles Sanitation as Division Manager and later, CFO; the Housing Department as Assistant General Manager; and the Mayor’s Office as Deputy Mayor of Budget and Financial Policy.
Neil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Loyola Marymount University.