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Corporate Intro
Great Communities Start
With Great Public Servants

We are committed to delivering sustainable retirement solutions so that Missouri's public workers can focus on serving their communties.

LGH 2022
Meet Your 2023 Local Government Hero Award Winner: Jayme McVicker

Jamey tells LAGERS that he counts himself lucky to have a career he loves, sharing he has a passion for helping people find the “best part of” in what is often the worst day of a person’s life. His coworkers share that he always shows up with a positive attitude and strives in everything he does to leave everything around him just a little bit better than when he found it. As Jamey has moved up the ranks over his past 24 years with the St. Joseph Fire Department, he continuously strives to find new ways to positively impact the people he serves.

Issues Policy
Securing Missouri's Future Together

LAGERS is not just focused on providing secure retirement income for today's retirees, but we are committed to working with our partners to protect secure, sustainable retirement in Missouri for generations to come.

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Upcoming events

LEARN webinar: Employer Reporting Panel Discussion

Who Should Attend: Administrative & HR Personnel. As presented at the LEARN Conference, LAGERS account analysts will be available to discuss topics frequently referenced by employers as well as answer questions. Register

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LAGERS Pre-Retirement Seminar – Columbia

Who should attend: Members within 5 years of retirement. This seminar includes a short discussion on how your benefit is calculated. Then the focus shifts to the retirement application process, payment options, the taxation of your benefit, the cost of living adjustments and options for working after retirement.   Register View Recording

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LAGERS Pre-Retirement Seminar – Springfield

Who should attend: Members within 5 years of retirement. This seminar includes a short discussion on how your benefit is calculated. Then the focus shifts to the retirement application process, payment options, the taxation of your benefit, the cost of living adjustments and options for working after retirement.   Register View Recording

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Medicare Basics Webinar

Who Should Attend: Pre-Retirees, Retirees, HR Personnel who help employees through the retirement process. This is a LAGERS sponsored event. A representative from Missouri State Health Insurance Assistance Program will join us to give a Medicare 101 presentation. Missouri SHIP (MO SHIP) is certified by the federal and state governments to provide free, unbiased, and confidential (private) Medicare services. This presentation will give a general overview of the Medicare system to help you better understand your options. Register  View Recording

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Board of Trustees Meeting

Contact Sheila Reinch for any inquiries about a Board of Trustee Meeting sreinch@molagers.org for more information. Meeting Information

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LAGERS News

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Mar 20

LAGERS Legislative Day 2020 Canceled

LAGERS has been monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in an effort to ensure we are proactively protecting the health and safety of our members, staff, and all we come in contact with. On Tuesday, lawmakers issued a request urging all advocacy groups to avoid the Capitol. In consideration of this request and of the welfare of our members, we have decided to cancel our Legislative Day, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th.
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Jan 20

LAGERS Seeks to Enhance Flexibility of Employee Contribution Options

LAGERS is seeking legislation to further enhance the flexibility of the retirement system. Currently under law, a member employer has many options to tailor a retirement benefit that will meet the goals and needs of its unique workforce. The options for employer election range from the benefit multiplier, final average salary, retirement ages, and employee contributions.
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Sep 19

System Portfolio Earns 7.1% for the Year

The Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS), the pension fund that covers over 60,000 Missouri local government employees and retirees, had a 7.1% total return (net of fees) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
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Aug 19

New Report Shows How Retiree Spending Benefits Every County in Missouri

A new report released by the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) shows the $8.1 billion pension fund paid over $333 million in benefits last year, with $309 million paid to recipients living in Missouri.
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