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

SBCERS Virtual Health and Wellness Fair: October 19 – 25

Welcome to your 2020 Virtual Health & Wellness Fair! It be available now till October 25th. Watch exciting videos from your carriers, voluntary benefit providers and community resources. Gather presentation codes from the end of select videos and enter them on the link below for a chance to win prizes. You must enter in a minimum of seven correct presentation codes to be entered into the raffle… Click here to view the invitation >

2020 Election Results

The ballot count for the General Member election concluded on October 1, 2020. Xiaoli Zhang-King was re-elected as the General Member of the Board of Retirement. Incumbent Retired Member Zandra Cholmondeley and Incumbent Alternate Retired Member Gary Blair ran unopposed, therefore no ballot was mailed to Retirees. Instead, SBCERS will request the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to cast unanimous ballots in favor of Trustee Cholmondeley and Trustee Blair in October… Click here to read the General Member Certified Election Results >

Member Advisory Concerning Stand-By Pay

On July 30, 2020, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Assoc. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (the Alameda Decision)… Click here to read more>

SBCERS Santa Maria Office Has Moved!

Please update your records with our new Santa Maria address and fax number: 2236 S. Broadway, Suite D, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Fax: 805-695-2755. Our phone numbers, email addresses, and website have remained the same. Please note that both Santa Barbara and Santa Maria offices remain closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. We look forward to greeting you in our new home when it is safe to do so. Click here to view the Announcement >

SBCERS Santa Barbara Office Has Moved!

Please update your records with our new address and fax number: 130 Robin Hill Road, Suite 100, Goleta, CA 93117. Fax: 805-695-2755. The office is located at the back of the building. Our phone numbers, email addresses, and website have remained the same. Please note that both Santa Barbara and Santa Maria offices remain closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. We look forward to greeting you in our new home when it is safe to do so. Click here to view the Announcement >

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

The most common themes are about the impact of the financial market decline on SBCERS investments and the potential for changes to the cost of living adjustment. Members also want to know about the risk of benefit payments being reduced or interrupted…. Click here to view questions and answers in a PDF >

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 >

SBCERS Office is implementing social distancing practices

On March 16, 2020, SBCERS is implementing operating practices designed to encourage social distancing and reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus…. Read the CEO’s Letter >

RETIREMENT BASICS WORKSHOP VIDEO AVAILABLE

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, October 19 Virtual Health & Wellness Fair Begins
Wednesday, October 28 Board of Retirement Meeting
Saturday, October 31 Open Enrollment ends
Wednesday, November 18 Board of Retirement Meeting
Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27 SBCERS Offices are closed

ANNOUNCEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

SBCERS Virtual Health and Wellness Fair: October 19 – 25

Welcome to your 2020 Virtual Health & Wellness Fair! It be available now till October 25th. Watch exciting videos from your carriers, voluntary benefit providers and community resources. Gather presentation codes from the end of select videos and enter them on the link below for a chance to win prizes. You must enter in a minimum of seven correct presentation codes to be entered into the raffle… Click here to view the invitation >

2020 Election Results

The ballot count for the General Member election concluded on October 1, 2020. Xiaoli Zhang-King was re-elected as the General Member of the Board of Retirement. Incumbent Retired Member Zandra Cholmondeley and Incumbent Alternate Retired Member Gary Blair ran unopposed, therefore no ballot was mailed to Retirees. Instead, SBCERS will request the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to cast unanimous ballots in favor of Trustee Cholmondeley and Trustee Blair in October… Click here to read the General Member Certified Election Results >

Member Advisory Concerning Stand-By Pay

On July 30, 2020, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Assoc. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (the Alameda Decision)… Click here to read more>

SBCERS Santa Maria Office Has Moved!

Please update your records with our new Santa Maria address and fax number: 2236 S. Broadway, Suite D, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Fax: 805-695-2755. Our phone numbers, email addresses, and website have remained the same. Please note that both Santa Barbara and Santa Maria offices remain closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. We look forward to greeting you in our new home when it is safe to do so. Click here to view the Announcement >

SBCERS Santa Barbara Office Has Moved!

Please update your records with our new address and fax number: 130 Robin Hill Road, Suite 100, Goleta, CA 93117. Fax: 805-695-2755. The office is located at the back of the building. Our phone numbers, email addresses, and website have remained the same. Please note that both Santa Barbara and Santa Maria offices remain closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. We look forward to greeting you in our new home when it is safe to do so. Click here to view the Announcement >

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

The most common themes are about the impact of the financial market decline on SBCERS investments and the potential for changes to the cost of living adjustment. Members also want to know about the risk of benefit payments being reduced or interrupted…. Click here to view questions and answers in a PDF >

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 >

SBCERS Office is implementing social distancing practices

On March 16, 2020, SBCERS is implementing operating practices designed to encourage social distancing and reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus…. Read the CEO’s Letter >

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

September 2020 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is 5.57%.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, October 19 Virtual Health & Wellness Fair Begins
Wednesday, October 28 Board of Retirement Meeting
Saturday, October 31 Open Enrollment ends
Wednesday, November 18 Board of Retirement Meeting
Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27 SBCERS Offices are closed