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Tacoma Employees' Retirement System

An Update for Our Valued Members and Retirees

Please be informed that the TERS office will now require a scheduled appointment for in-person meetings between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 

Walk-in visits are prohibited. 

We kindly request you to schedule your appointments in advance by contacting our Retirement Specialist either by phone or email provided below. Meetings can be completed either by scheduled in-person appointments, by phone, Teams or Zoom for your convenience. 

TERS members should contact us at (253) 502-8200 or by

email at TERSretirement@cityoftacoma.org


About TERS

A defined benefit plan providing retirement benefits to City of Tacoma employees, TERS serves about 3,000 active members and 3,000 deferred and retired members. As of August 2022, TERS had approximately $2.1 billion in invested assets. Retirement benefits are funded by employer and member contributions, as well as investment earnings.

 Click here to learn more about 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.


LEOFF1 members should call (253) 502-8700 for any inquiries.


Click here to learn more about LEOFF 1 Police and Fire Pension



Contact Information

Tacoma Public Utilities Building, Ground Floor

3628 South 35th Street

Tacoma, WA 98409


TERS Phone: (253) 502-8200

LEOFF1 Phone: (253) 502-8700
Fax: (253) 502-8660

Staff Contacts

Contact Information


Tacoma Public Utilities Building 
Ground Floor

3628 South 35th Street  
Tacoma, WA 98409


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


-By Appointment Only-

8 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Staff Contacts