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The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is requesting proposals to establish a pool of pre-qualified firms to perform compliance audits of LACERA’s real estate investments on an as-needed basis.


If your firm chooses to respond to this RFP, please submit a proposal by 5:00 PM PDT, January 5, 2018

The Proposer will submit five (5) copies of the proposal, attachments, and all related information, spiral bound (no hard binders). Proposer will include one (1) electronic copy using Microsoft Word or Portable Document Format (PDF), on a CD-R (recordable compact disk).

Proposals received after the submission deadline will be considered for evaluation solely at the discretion of LACERA if it is determined to be in the best interests of LACERA. Proposer will clearly indicate the following on the proposal packaging: “PROPOSAL — AUDIT CONSULTING POOL.” Proposer will submit proposals to RFP Coordinator specified in RFP Section III.C.

The Proposer may withdraw or modify its proposal at any time before the deadline for submission upon written request to LACERA. Any correction or resubmission of a proposal shall be submitted before the submission deadline. After the submission deadline, proposals shall be firm and may not be modified. This includes proposed fees as well as proposed Proposer staff. Responses received after the specified deadline may be considered for evaluation solely at the discretion of LACERA. In addition, LACERA reserves the right to request additional information or clarifications from respondents, or to allow corrections of errors or omissions.


Contacts with LACERA personnel regarding this RFP, and all inquiries and requests for information shall be directed to the Point of Contact:

  • Leisha Collins
  • Principal Internal Auditor LACERA
  • Gateway Plaza
  • 300 North Lake Avenue, Suite 840
  • Pasadena, CA 91101-4199


Any party interested in submitting a proposal must submit the Intent to Respond Form and Minimum Qualifications Certification Form attached to the cover letter of this RFP by December 22, 2017, 5:00 PM. PDT. Failure to do so may disqualify Proposer from submitting a proposal.


All questions, inquiries, and requests for additional information concerning this RFP should be directed to the Point of Contact, either by mail or email no later than 5:00 PM PDT on December 8, 2017.

Task Due Date
Request For Proposal Issued November 29, 2017
Submit Written Questions December 8, 2017
Post Responses to Written Questions December 15, 2017
Intent to Respond and Minimum Qualifications Certification December 22, 2017
Submit Proposals January 5, 2018
Estimated — Notification of Firms Selected for Pool January 24, 2018
Estimated — Contract Commencement February 1, 2018


PDF Icon RFP: RE Investment Audit Pool
PDF Icon Audit Services Agreement
UPDATED: PDF Icon Responses to Questions