Ms. Karen Freire is the Chief Benefits Analyst who
oversees the Health Benefits and Wellness Division
which administers LACERS health plans, retiree benefits, and
the Medicare compliance program. Prior to her current position,
she managed the Retirement Services Division.
Ms. Freire joined the City of Los Angeles in 2001 and worked for
the Departments of General Services, Building and Safety, and
Recreation and Parks before she arrived at LACERS in 2008.
She held positions in areas related to the administration of
contracts, budget, and procurement.