Retirement Incentive Pay (RIP) Program – Member Update


The City of Los Angeles Retirement Incentive Pay (RIP) is a program developed by the City and sworn labor unions to allow sworn employees who are retiring or entering DROP to include deferred salary increases as part of their pension benefit calculation or to apply toward their accrued leave (sick/vacation/overtime) payout at the time of retirement. 

To read about the details of the program, the CAO has created a website where you can find the FAQ and supporting documents. Please visit the site at:

LAFPP does not administer the RIP program.  For any questions regarding the RIP program, please visit the website above, contact your union, or send an email to CAO representatives at  For any questions regarding how the RIP bonus may affect your pension, please contact the DROP/Service Pensions Section at (213) 279-3100 or via email at