Greetings from the Director

On behalf of the LSERS' Board of Trustees and Staff, Happy Mardi Gras! We hope you have a safe and fun festival season. Of note in this edition is an upcoming training event for Employers, please read on for further details. As always, feel free to contact our knowledgeable staff for any questions or concerns.

Charles P. Bujol

Employer Training Event

LSERS has partnered again with TRSL this year to offer a comprehensive Employer Training in March.  This is an all-day training event on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. located at the Retirement Systems Building (TRSL's office), 8401 United Plaza Blvd. 4th floor, Baton Rouge, LA.  LSERS' employees will make a presentation and answer questions during the afternoon session.  You can register for this training at TRSL's website.  For additional information contact Michelle Bridges at 225.925.6484 or via email at


FY 2016-17 Exceptions

Exceptions have decreased by 21% and that’s great news! By clearing exceptions on a monthly basis, you will experience a smoother fiscal year-end closing in July.   Refer to Contribution Exception Report Online procedures to retrieve your report which also indicates how to clear the exceptions.  We are here to help.  If you have any questions, email or call Kimberlyn Stewart at 225.925.4411.


Employer Comments

LSERS greatly appreciates the positive feedback received regarding the new online insurance update and deduction report.
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LSERS invites all employers to give us feedback and/or contact us with concerns or questions.  As a team we can make our retirement system excel for all.  You can contact us at 225.925.6484 or 1.800.256.3718 if calling from outside the Baton Rouge calling area or email us at

The following forms have been revised and are now available on LSERS website:

Form 9A - Application for Purchase of Service
Form 11 - Spousal Consent for DROP/IBRP Account

And, as always, we appreciate and welcome any and all comments, as this helps
us identify ways to make improvements for you and provide better service to our
members and employers. Feel free to provide feedback and suggestions using
the LSERS Satisfaction Survey on our "Contact Us" page on the LSERS website.

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