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BENEFITS


YOUR BENEFITS

LACERA provides you with information that will help you make the best decisions possible regarding your future retirement. The Benefits section is divided into three groups with pertinent information for the different stages of your relationship with LACERA: New Member, Active Member, and Retired Member.

Our Plan Books

YOUR RETIREMENT PLAN

Visit the Plan Book Section to read all the details of your specific Plan: Plan E, Plan D, Plans A, B, C, and Safety Plans A, B.

RETIREMENT INFORMATION

There is an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page for each phase of LACERA membership: New, Active, and Retired. These sections pose and answer commonly asked questions, which may be of assistance in explaining your benefits.

You will also find information about Purchasing Previous Service and Transferring Plans, Deferring Retirement, Disability Retirement, and Tax Considerations for different retirement issues.

WORKSHOPS

LACERA holds Pre-Retirement Workshops to inform and prepare you for a successful retirement. Visit LACERA’s Member Service Center and talk with a Retirement Benefits Specialist, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No appointment is required.

APPLYING FOR RETIREMENT

Read tips on the retirement process, retirement eligibility, Service Retirement, and Disability Retirement.

RETIREMENT OPTIONS

When you retire, you have several retirement options to select from: Unmodified, Unmodified+Plus, Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, and Option 4. The option you choose will affect the amount of your monthly retirement allowance for you and your surviving spouse or domestic partner.

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