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Missouri LAGERS is the largest non-profit public pension system in the Show-me State. We serve nearly 60,000 working and retired local government employees including firefighters, police officers, utility workers, EMTs, public works personnel, librarians, and more! LAGERS believes that our members provide invaluable services to our communities and we exist to provide

LAGERS believes that our members provide invaluable services to our communities and we exist to provide secure retirement, survivor, and disability benefits for these dedicated local government workers and their dependents. Over 90% of our members continue living in Missouri after they retire and their benefits remain a major economic driver within the state even years after retirement. Because of this, LAGERS is not only good for our members and retirees, but for the communities and taxpayers of Missouri as well. Missouri LAGERS is truly getting it right!

A primary focus of this blog will be to address common questions we hear from the local government workers we serve.  We strive to provide the most accurate information possible in all of our posts. Past posts will be left on this blog for reference. Occasionally, laws, policies or provisions change and individual circumstances may vary. Please contact LAGERS or visit our website for the most current information. At all times, the provisions of the Missouri Revised Statutes and law govern the terms and conditions of the Missouri Local Government Employees’ Retirement System and all benefits payable.  While every effort has been made to ensure that that the information on this blog is accurate, if the information should conflict with laws, rules or plan language, the law, rules or plan language must apply and take precedence.

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