News and Updates

Updates From ICMA-RC

ICMA-RC Welcomes Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD)

October 16, 2017

ICMA-RC announced today that Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) has selected ICMA-RC as their 457(b) retirement plan administrator.

ICMA-RC encourages public sector employees to plan for the future as part of National Retirement Security Week

October 12, 2017

The annual NRSW initiative, which will take place October 15-21, 2017, is a national effort championed by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement.

ICMA-RC Launches RealizeRetirement Adventure, an Escape Room Tour to Encourage Saving

October 9, 2017

Tour builds on initial success of increased public sector retirement savings awareness, plan enrollment.

Vantagepoint Funds and VT PLUS Fund Are Being Made Available to Private Sector Defined Contribution Plans

September 27, 2017

ICMA-RC is now making the VT PLUS Fund and certain Vantagepoint Funds managed by ICMA-RC available to private sector defined contribution plans on an investment only basis.

Retirement Plan Enrollment Increases 10% Following Mobile Marketing Experience

August 30, 2017

During the past year, public sector retirement service provider ICMA-RC created a dynamic new way to get local and state government employees to sign up for their retirement plans.

Fire Station Gets Makeover Thanks to Designing Spaces, ICMA-RC and Community Sponsors

July 26, 2017

For almost 40 years, the fire station in Lighthouse Point, Florida didn’t get a major renovation. That was before Designing Spaces and sponsors, including ICMA-RC, stepped in for a makeover as part of a “Spaces of Hope” special edition that airs August 4th on Lifetime TV (check local listings for airtimes.)

35 Students Awarded ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship

July 20, 2017

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship) Fund Board of Directors presented scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to 35 recipients. ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarships are presented annually to surviving children and spouses of firefighters, police officers, and other public employees who have died in the line of duty.

ICMA-RC Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

May 25, 2017

ICMA-RC, a leading provider of public sector retirement plans and services, is celebrating its 45th anniversary this month. ICMA-RC was created in 1972 through the assistance of a Ford Foundation Grant to provide portable retirement savings to public sector employees. Today, ICMA-RC administers and manages over $50 billion in assets and has more than one million local and state government participant accounts across the country.

ICMA-RC renews partnership with the World Police & Fire Games for 2017

April 11, 2017

ICMA-RC, a Washington, D.C.-based retirement plan service provider exclusively serving local and state government employees, is pleased to announce that it is the World Police & Fire Games' "Official Retirement Plan Services Provider" for 2017. The biennial World Police & Fire Games, an Olympic-style sporting event for active and retired law enforcement and fire service personnel throughout the world will be held this year in Los Angeles, CA from August 7 - 16th. ICMA-RC also sponsored the Games in 2015 when they were held in Fairfax, VA.

ICMA-RC’s Mobile App Recognized in DALBAR’S Mobile InSIGHT Report

March 27, 2017

DALBAR, Inc., the financial community’s leading independent expert for evaluating, auditing and rating business practices, customer performance, product quality and service recently recognized ICMA-RC’s mobile app in their Second Semester 2016 Mobile InSIGHT report.

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