RFPs & Contracting Opportunities

RFPs and Contracting Opportunities

Policies Relating to Contracting with LACERS


Firms/Individuals interested in contracting with LACERS must comply with applicable City and LACERS policies.  These policies include:

Requirements During the Competitive Proposal Process

  • Marketing Cessation Policy – This policy prohibits direct marketing to members of the Board or LACERS staff by potential candidates of contract awards during the competitive bid process.
  • Third-Party Marketing Compliance Policy – This policy requires disclosure of the identity of the third-party marketers and/or individuals by whom a firm is referred to LACERS, in order for a firm’s investment proposal to remain under consideration.  Firms will be required to indicate those third-party marketers and/or referring individuals that stand to receive fees or other considerations in the event that a contract with LACERS is eventually secured.
  • City Lobby Law – Any individual who directly communicates with a City official for the purpose of influencing “municipal legislation” (as defined in the ordinance) and who is compensated to spend 30 or more hours in any consecutive three-month period engaged in lobbying activities must register as a lobbyist with the City Ethics Commission.

Requirements upon Contracting with LACERS

  • Investment Policies (Investment-related contracts) – All Investment service providers must comply with LACERS General Investment Policies.
  • City Standard Provisions for City Contracts (Non-investment contracts) – The provisions contained within the document are required with every City contract. 

External Auditor RFP

Proposal Submittal Deadline: April 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. PST

The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) is seeking proposals from business entities interested in providing external auditing services for LACERS. The contract has a term limit of three years, and will be awarded in accordance with the terms and conditions listed in the Request for Proposal (RFP).

Letter to Interested Parties

External Auditor RFP

Addendum No. 1 

Addendum No. 2

EXTERNAL AUDITOR RFP #4211 – Response to Questions 

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