LAGERS December Board Report

The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to its membership to ensure the system is administered in a fiscally sound manner. The board meets at least quarterly to make sure LAGERS continues to deliver on its commitments of strength and security. The board gathered on June 17, 2022 for…...

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Missouri LAGERS Names Bill Betts as System’s Next Executive Director

The Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) has announced the hiring of Bill Betts as the system’s next Executive Director following the retirement of current director, Robert Wilson. Betts will assume his new role on January 3, 2023. “We look forward to having Bill take the helm of the…...

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Jayne White Named LAGERS 2022 Local Government Hero Award Winner

Jefferson City, MO – Andrew County Health Department’s Director of Clinical and Emergency Operations, Jayne White, has been named the winner of LAGERS’ 2022 Local Government Hero Award. The announcement was made on October 28th at LAGERS’ Annual Meeting in Springfield, Missouri. Jayne was honored along with fellow finalists Glenn…...

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Missouri LAGERS Receives Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting, Funding, and Administration

For the 44th consecutive year, the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement system (LAGERS) has received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. The…...

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LAGERS September Board Report

The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to its membership to ensure the system is administered in a fiscally sound manner. The board meets at least quarterly to make sure LAGERS continues to deliver on its commitments of strength and security. The board gathered on September 23, 2022 for…...

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LAGERS June Board Report

The LAGERS Board of Trustees has a fiduciary duty to its membership to ensure the system is administered in a fiscally sound manner. The board meets at least quarterly to make sure LAGERS continues to deliver on its commitments of strength and security. The board gathered on June 17, 2022 for…...

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Governor Parson Signs Senate Bill 655 Into Law

Jefferson City, MO – Governor Parson has signed LAGERS’ public safety expansion bill, Senate Bill 655, meaning that soon all LAGERS employers will have the option to classify their EMS, Jailer, and Emergency Telecommunicators as public safety personnel in LAGERS. “We are pleased to have the Governor sign this important…...

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Former LAGERS Director, William R. Schwartz, To Be Honored with Building Dedication

Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) has announced plans to name their office building at 701 W. Main Street in Jefferson City as the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System, William R. Schwartz Building in honor of former long-time Executive Director, William (Bill) Schwartz.…...

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Missouri LAGERS Executive Director Announces Retirement

The Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System’s Executive Director Robert L. Wilson has announced his plans to retire later this year after nearly three decades of service with the system.  “It has been a tremendous honor to serve the LAGERS membership throughout my career. Our members work incredibly hard each…...

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LAGERS Expansion of Public Safety Option Approved by General Assembly

LAGERS is pleased to report the expansion of the system’s public safety option has been truly agreed to and finally passed in Senate Bill 655 and House Bill 1606. The bills now head to the Governor’s desk. LAGERS public safety classification option allows employers the local option to classify their…...

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