LACERA is responsible for the administration and investment of two separate funds: L.A. County’s pension fund, which provides defined retirement benefits for employees of the County and outside districts, and the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust, which provides healthcare and other benefits for retirees of the County, LACERA, and the Superior Court.
The Board of Investments is responsible for establishing the investment policy and objectives, and oversees management of both the fund and the trust.
LACERA's investment policy statement adopted by the Board of Investments provide the strategy and framework for managing LACERA’s investments and describe the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Investments, investment staff, and investment managers and administrators:
Investment Policy Statement
OPEB Trust Investment Policy Statement
LACERA executes its investment strategy in adherence to the established policies and procedures described in its Investment Policy Statement.
LACERA’s investment beliefs provide a framework for making decisions in a manner consistent with the funds’ long-term investment horizon, and are reflected in our Asset Allocations.
Quarterly information about our investments is available under Fund Reports, while the previous year's financial, investment, actuarial and statistical information is available in our Annual Reports section.
Corporate Governance and Stewardship
We actively support policies and practices to promote long-term value at the companies in which we invest, as well as public policies governing financial markets. See more about our efforts under Corporate Governance and Stewardship.
LACERA publishes disclosures related to our investment activities as part of our transparency efforts and in accordance with applicable laws.