LACERS BOARD UPDATE: LACERS Pension Investments Diverse With Long Term Focus

A column on investment results is always dated news because it is prepared before the always-changing financial markets move up and down. Now this is especially true as we all follow the responses to...

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Low Borrowing Interest Rates Can Limit Pension Growth

The new year presents continuing challenges to public pensions as more and more of those systems face a growing need to pay more and more into the pensions. As many know, of course...

Paulette Grady is a Retiree on the Move.

Paulette Grady has enjoyed life in retirement since January 2006. She retired from the DWP and was employed with the City for 34 years. During her tenure with the City, she worked in...

Meet Your Board: A look at RLACEI Board Members – April

Neil retired from the City of Los Angeles in 1996 after completing a little more than 33 years of service. He started with the City in the Engineering Division of Street Maintenance...

Meet Your Advocate: Greg Spiker

Gregory J. Spiker, President and CEO of Ken Spiker and Associates, Inc., is an advocate for RLACEI. He’s a government consultant with extensive experience in developing public-private partnerships...

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Global Issues Affect Pension Growth Rates

The new year presents continuing challenges to public pensions as more and more of those systems face a growing need to pay more and more into the pensions. As many know, of course...

LACERS BOARD UPDATE: It’s Board Election Time, LACERS Holding Well

It may be unseemly, but this is utterly shameless self-promotion time. You have been warned. The LACERS Board Retired Member election ballots will be going out soon, and I would like your vote...

RLACEI Endorsement

The Retired Los Angeles City Employees, Inc. endorses incumbent Michael R. Wilkinson, Retired Deputy City Attorney, for LACERS Board of Administration Commissioner...

RLACEI Membership Dues

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, RLACEI membership dues are now $3 per month. This new fee includes free membership to the Employees Club...

LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Management of Pension Funds Affects the U.S. Economy

Many of you may have seen the recently released film The Irishman, the three-and-a-half-hour movie directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is about the life of Jimmy Hoffa and union politics. Of relevance to us is the importance of pension funding and control. Hoffa was a member of the Teamsters union and...