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

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 >

COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT AS OF APRIL 1, 2020 IS APPROVED

The Cost of Living Adjustment as of April 1, 2020 is 3% and will be reflected in the May 1, 2020 benefit payment. Plans are limited an increase of 3% or 2%. Any difference will be credited to the COLA bank…. Read the Actuary’s analysis>

NEW SBCERS RETIREMENT BENEFIT STATEMENT

Welcome to the newly enhanced SBCERS Retirement Benefit Statement format, which will be effective beginning the October 1, 2019 Benefit Payment… Read More >

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

Wednesday, May 27 Board of Retirement Meeting (Investments)
Thursday, May 28 Board of Retirement Meeting (Operations)
Wednesday, June 10 Board of Retirement Operations Committee Meeting
Friday, June 19 SBCERS Santa Barbara office moves to new location at 130 Robin Hill Rd., Suite 100

ANNOUNCEMENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

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 >

COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT AS OF APRIL 1, 2020 IS APPROVED

The Cost of Living Adjustment as of April 1, 2020 is 3% and will be reflected in the May 1, 2020 benefit payment. Plans are limited an increase of 3% or 2%. Any difference will be credited to the COLA bank…. Read the Actuary’s analysis>

NEW SBCERS RETIREMENT BENEFIT STATEMENT

Welcome to the newly enhanced SBCERS Retirement Benefit Statement format, which will be effective beginning the October 1, 2019 Benefit Payment… Read More >

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 2020 Fund Performance: Fiscal Year to Date performance is -3.03%.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, May 25 Memorial Day—SBCERS Offices Closed
Wednesday, May 27 Board of Retirement Meeting (Investments)
Thursday, May 28 Board of Retirement Meeting (Operations)
Wednesday, June 10 Board of Retirement Operations Committee Meeting