RETIREE PAY DATE

Direct Deposit
 September 30
Check Mailing
September 30

Welcome to

Santa Barbara County
Employees’ Retirement System

About Us

SBCERS offices are closed to the public, however we can assist you online or over the phone. If you have questions regarding our social distancing policy, or just want to discuss your retirement account, please call 1-877-568-2940 or email [email protected].

ANNOUNCEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

Board Elections: Safety Ballots Due October 12

Ballots for the Board of Retirement Safety 7th and Alternate Safety 7A Members will be mailed on Wednesday, September 14 and are due by Wednesday, October 12… Click here to read the statements>

Alameda Case: Refund of Contributions on Stand-By Pay

The County of Santa Barbara negotiated a number of side letters with several labor unions, including SEIU Local 620, Santa Barbara County Fire Fighters Inc., Local 2046, and the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, all dated March 2, 2022.  Pursuant to these side letters, particular special assignment pay within specific job classifications was recharacterized as an allowance, effective December 30, 2019. Each of these events has resulted in the creation of a number of new or amended earn codes, which are scheduled for implementation to the County timekeeping system effective Pay Period 2022-16. Click here to read more on the Alameda Case Update Page >

Board of Retirement Elections

Elections will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2022 – Wednesday, October 12, 2022, to select three voting members and an alternate voting member of the Board of Retirement of Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System (SBCERS): General 2nd Member, General 3rd Member, Safety 7th Member and Safety Alternate 7A Member… Click here for more on Board of Retirement Elections >

Learn About Your SBCERS Membership Statement

Active and Deferred SBCERS Members have received a Member Statement in the mail, along with the SBCERS Popular Annual Financial Report. Active and Deferred Members can view their Member Statement online at MySBCERS, by clicking “Statements” under “Communications.” Click here to learn 6 tips to being well informed and retirement ready>

Multi-Factor Authentication Update In MySBCERS

SBCERS has implemented enhanced security settings at our Member Portal MySBCERS log in to ensure the security of your valuable pension data… Click here to learn more >

Information on Disability Retirement Benefits and SBCERS Account Management Best Practices

Please know that your retirement benefits protect you and your loved ones in the event you become disabled and are unable to perform your usual duties…. Click here to learn more about your benefits and how to ensure your wishes are properly carried out >

RETIREMENT BASICS WORKSHOP VIDEO AVAILABLE

Watch the video from the May 2019 Retirement Basics Workshop: Best Practices for Retirement Planning… Watch the Video >

ANNOUNCEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

Board Elections: Safety Ballots Due October 12

Ballots for the Board of Retirement Safety 7th and Alternate Safety 7A Members will be mailed on Wednesday, September 14 and are due by Wednesday, October 12… Click here to read the statements>

Alameda Case: Refund of Contributions on Stand-By Pay

The County of Santa Barbara negotiated a number of side letters with several labor unions, including SEIU Local 620, Santa Barbara County Fire Fighters Inc., Local 2046, and the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, all dated March 2, 2022.  Pursuant to these side letters, particular special assignment pay within specific job classifications was recharacterized as an allowance, effective December 30, 2019. Each of these events has resulted in the creation of a number of new or amended earn codes, which are scheduled for implementation to the County timekeeping system effective Pay Period 2022-16. Click here to read more on the Alameda Case Update Page >

Board of Retirement Elections

Elections will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2022 – Wednesday, October 12, 2022, to select three voting members and an alternate voting member of the Board of Retirement of Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System (SBCERS): General 2nd Member, General 3rd Member, Safety 7th Member and Safety Alternate 7A Member… Click here for more on Board of Retirement Elections >

Learn About Your SBCERS Membership Statement

Active and Deferred SBCERS Members have received a Member Statement in the mail, along with the SBCERS Popular Annual Financial Report. Active and Deferred Members can view their Member Statement online at MySBCERS, by clicking “Statements” under “Communications.” Click here to learn 6 tips to being well informed and retirement ready>

Multi-Factor Authentication Update In MySBCERS

SBCERS has implemented enhanced security settings at our Member Portal MySBCERS log in to ensure the security of your valuable pension data… Click here to learn more >

Information on Disability Retirement Benefits and SBCERS Account Management Best Practices

Please know that your retirement benefits protect you and your loved ones in the event you become disabled and are unable to perform your usual duties…. Click here to learn more about your benefits and how to ensure your wishes are properly carried out >

RETIREMENT BASICS WORKSHOP VIDEO AVAILABLE

Watch the video from the May 2019 Retirement Basics Workshop: Best Practices for Retirement Planning… Watch the Video >

MONTHLY INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE

July 2022 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is 2.75%.
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UPCOMING EVENTS