The Wayne County Employees' Retirement Association
(WCERS) is a public employee retirement system that was established by the County of Wayne on December 1, 1944.
WCERS is administered by the Board of Retirement ("Board") to provide retirement, disability, death, and survivor
benefits for its employees' under the authority of the Home Rule Charter
for the County and Section 12a of Act No. 156 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1851 (MCL 46.12a, MSA 5.333(1)), as
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The Mission of the Wayne County
Employees’ Retirement System (WCERS) is to provide secure retirement benefits that are due to the members and
beneficiaries of the WCERS, and to administer such benefits by complying with the Wayne County Retirement
Ordinance, collective bargaining agreements and other regulatory requirements with the highest ethical standards
and fiduciary responsibility so that members and beneficiaries receive the benefits they earn on a timely