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Tacoma Retirement Systems

The Tacoma Employees' Retirement System (TERS) is a defined benefit plan covering employees of the City of Tacoma and other Member Public Agencies. It is funded by employee and employer contributions, as well as investment returns.

Additional Information on TERS


LEOFF 1 Police and Fire Pension and Disability Boards act as the local administrative bodies for the administration of RCW 41.26 for LEOFF 1 and for the prior pension acts. The Boards consider applications for benefits under RCW 41.26 in accordance with that statute and the Washington Administrative Code.

Additional Information on LEOFF 1 Police and Fire Pension



Due to the COVID-19 situation, walk-up service for the Tacoma Employees' Retirement System (TERS) and LEOFF1 is not available at this time. Members should communicate with our office via email


         or by phone:

                   TERS members at 253-502-8200

                   LEOFF1 members at 253-502-8700

Contact Information

Tacoma Public Utilities Building 
Ground Floor

3628 South 35th Street  
Tacoma, WA 98409


Phone: (253) 502-8200
Fax: (253) 502-8660

8 AM - 5 PM
Monday - Friday

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