Human Resources | LASERS for Retirees
We hope that you are enjoying your retirement. We understand that from time to time, you may have questions about your retirement benefits. If you are experiencing issues or concerns related to your retirement, please contact the Office of Human Resources at:
Office of Human Resources
Bernette Taylor, Director
6400 Press Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70126
Phone Number: 504-286-5273
You may also contact the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System (LASERS) directly by contacting Customer Service directly at (225) 935-2856 or (800) 256-3000.
Use this checklists to help you plan for upcoming retirement. LASERS recommends planning 12 to 18 months in advance.
Authorization for Direct Deposit
Use this form to authorize LASERS to electronically deposit funds into your checking or savings account.
Withholding Certificate for Pension and Annuity
Form W‐4P is for U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or their estates who are recipients of pensions and annuities. Use Form W‐4P to indicate the correct amount of federal income tax to withhold from your payment(s).
A married retiree must choose a retirement option that provides a benefit for their spouse that is at least fifty (50%) of the benefit payable to the retiree. The member may choose a payout with no survivor annuity or name a different individual benefit.