RETIREE PAY DATE

Direct Deposit
 June 30
Check Mailing
July 1

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

RFP for Discretionary Real Estate Consultant Services

SBCERS is soliciting proposals from qualified professional real estate consulting firms for a discretionary mandate. Consultants should have real estate consulting experience in the institutional, and preferably, public pension fund area… Click here to view the RFP >

RFP for Insurance Broker Services

SBCERS is seeking a qualified insurance broker firm to perform a range of insurance-related services. Click here to view the RFP >

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 >

ALAMEDA DECISION IMPACT ON STAND-BY EARNINGS CODES

This Fact Sheet is for use by active county employees and provides time sheet coding guidance for recent changes to County of Santa Barbara Stand-By earnings codes pursuant to the California Supreme Court’s decision in Alameda County Sheriffs’ Assoc. v. Alameda County Retirement Assoc. (the “Alameda Decision”), provides timesheet coding information for employees working stand-by effective Pay Period 2021-14, and answers key questions members may have. All Alameda Case Updates are posted to the Alameda Case Update PageClick here to view the FAQ on Refunds & Pay Codes >

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

SBCERS ANNUAL PHOTO COMPETITION – ALL MEMBER SUBMISSIONS WELCOMED

We invite all SBCERS members to submit entries for our first-ever annual photo competition. Between 12 and 15 winning entries will be printed and hung throughout the SBCERS Lobby and meeting spaces… Click here to learn more >

RFP for Discretionary Real Estate Consultant Services

SBCERS is soliciting proposals from qualified professional real estate consulting firms for a discretionary mandate. Consultants should have real estate consulting experience in the institutional, and preferably, public pension fund area… Click here to view the RFP >

RFP for Insurance Broker Services

SBCERS is seeking a qualified insurance broker firm to perform a range of insurance-related services. Click here to view the RFP >

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 >

2022 OPEN ENROLLMENT MATERIALS AVAILABLE NOW!

SBCERS Open Enrollment period is from October 1 – 31. Forms for 2022 insurance changes are due by November 1… Click here for more information >

ALAMEDA DECISION IMPACT ON STAND-BY EARNINGS CODES

This Fact Sheet is for use by active county employees and provides time sheet coding guidance for recent changes to County of Santa Barbara Stand-By earnings codes pursuant to the California Supreme Court’s decision in Alameda County Sheriffs’ Assoc. v. Alameda County Retirement Assoc. (the “Alameda Decision”), provides timesheet coding information for employees working stand-by effective Pay Period 2021-14, and answers key questions members may have. All Alameda Case Updates are posted to the Alameda Case Update PageClick here to view the FAQ on Refunds & Pay Codes >

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

April 2022 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is 2.61%.

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UPCOMING EVENTS