Photo of LACERA CEO Lou Lazatin.

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) today announced the appointment of Lou Lazatin as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Lazatin brings to LACERA over 30 years of service-oriented leadership experience in large healthcare organizations within the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. She succeeds Robert Hill, Interim Chief Executive Officer, who served for 14 months and provided excellent leadership based on his 25 years of service with LACERA. Hill returns to his prior position as Assistant Executive Officer and is assisting in Lazatin’s transition. Read more.

Photo of LACERA CIO Jonathan Grabel.

On December 13, LACERA Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Grabel was honored at the 9th Annual Chief Investment Officer Industry Innovation Awards gala in New York City as the winner of the 2018 Industry Innovation Award in the category Public Defined Benefit Plan Between $15 Billion and $100 Billion. He was selected from a group of distinguished finalists from pension plans across the U.S. Read more.