Learn More About ACERS

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Arlington County Employees’ Retirement System (ACERS) manages the System’s defined benefit pension plan. The System was established under authority of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, in Chapter 21 of the County Code (for Uniform and General Employees) as of December 21, 1953 and in Chapter 35 (for School Board Employees) as of January 1, 1969. System provisions were modified in 1981 and currently are covered by the provisions of Chapter 46 of the County Code.