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

POP UP APPOINTMENTS IN MAY & JUNE

SBCERS Member Services Representatives are available for in-person “Pop Up” appointments on May 27 in Santa Barbara, June 4 in Santa Maria, and June 7 in Lompoc. These appointments will be in person, yet adhering to CDC social distancing requirements… Click here to more information and book an appointment >

ALAMEDA CASE TO BE DISCUSSED AT MARCH 24, 2021 BOARD OF RETIREMENT MEETING

The Board of Retirement is scheduled to take action on the Alameda Case on March 24, 2021. The item will be discussed in both Closed and Open Session. All Alameda Case Updates are posted to the Alameda Case Update PageClick here to view the agenda materials >

Popular Annual Financial Report Available to View Online

The SBCERS Popular Annual Financial Report as of June 30, 2020 is available to view online… Click here to read the report >

County Dental PPO plan rate reduction – effective December 1, 2020 through Insurance Year 2021

The County has reviewed the insurance fund balances, and determined that, due to a high accumulated fund balance in the Dental PPO fund, the rates for County Dental PPO rates are reduced as follows. These reduced rates are effective the December 1, 2020 benefit payment, through the entire year 2021.

Dental PPO rates for December 2020 and insurance year 2021:
Retiree:  $ 34.52
Retiree + 1:  $ 56.74
Retiree Family:  $86.16

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

March 2021 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is 17.62%.
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QUICK LINKS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, April 28 Board of Retirement Meeting
Wednesday, May 19 Operations Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 26 Board of Retirement Meeting
Thursday, May 27 Pop Up Appointments in Santa Barbara
Friday, June 4 Pop Up Appointments in Santa Maria
Monday, June 7 Pop Up Appointments in Lompoc

ANNOUNCEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

POP UP APPOINTMENTS IN MAY & JUNE

SBCERS Member Services Representatives are available for in-person “Pop Up” appointments on May 27 in Santa Barbara, June 4 in Santa Maria, and June 7 in Lompoc. These appointments will be in person, yet adhering to CDC social distancing requirements… Click here to more information and book an appointment >

ALAMEDA CASE TO BE DISCUSSED AT MARCH 24, 2021 BOARD OF RETIREMENT MEETING

The Board of Retirement is scheduled to take action on the Alameda Case on March 24, 2021. The item will be discussed in both Closed and Open Session. All Alameda Case Updates are posted to the Alameda Case Update PageClick here to view the agenda materials >

Popular Annual Financial Report Available to View Online

The SBCERS Popular Annual Financial Report as of June 30, 2020 is available to view online… Click here to read the report >

County Dental PPO plan rate reduction – effective December 1, 2020 through Insurance Year 2021

The County has reviewed the insurance fund balances, and determined that, due to a high accumulated fund balance in the Dental PPO fund, the rates for County Dental PPO rates are reduced as follows. These reduced rates are effective the December 1, 2020 benefit payment, through the entire year 2021.

Dental PPO rates for December 2020 and insurance year 2021:
Retiree:  $ 34.52
Retiree + 1:  $ 56.74
Retiree Family:  $86.16

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

March 2021 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is 17.62%.

Click on the image to view full size.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, April 28 Board of Retirement Meeting
Wednesday, May 19 Operations Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 26 Board of Retirement Meeting
Thursday, May 27 Pop Up Appointments in Santa Barbara
Friday, June 4 Pop Up Appointments in Santa Maria
Monday, June 7 Pop Up Appointments in Lompoc