Health Open Enrollment for City Retirees Has Begun

Date: Jun 04, 2017 Categories: Health, Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 30. Take a look at these five facts - they’ll help you understand whether or not you need to take action during this year’s Open Enrollment period. And don't forget to join SDCERS on Friday, June 16th for our annual Open Enrollment Help Day from 10 a.m. to noon at the Balboa Park Club Ballroom.   More...

Two Respected Trustees End Their Time at SDCERS

Date: May 16, 2017 Categories: Board

SDCERS recently honored two highly respected trustees, Ed Kitrosser and Alan Arrollado, for their service on the Board of Administration.  Both Trustees served as president of the Board during their tenure, ensuring retirement security for the members of SDCERS during especially difficult times. More...

Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Approved by SDCERS Board of Administration

Date: May 12, 2017 Categories: Board, COLA, News Articles

A Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) was approved by the SDCERS’ Board of Administration at its May 12, 2017 meeting. The COLA will be applied to the retirement benefits of eligible SDCERS retirees effective July 1, 2017. Two separate COLAs were approved and differ depending on when the eligible member retired.​ More...

Spoon and Kenney to Serve as Mayoral Appointees on SDCERS Board of Administration

Date: May 10, 2017 Categories: Board, News Articles, Press Release

Roberta Spoon and George Kenney have been designated by Mayor Kevin Faulconer to serve as mayoral appointees on the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) Board of Administration. Spoon and Kenney’s appointments were confirmed by the San Diego City Council on April 25, 2017. More...

Court of Appeal Upholds Proposition B Despite PERB’s Ruling

Date: Apr 11, 2017 Categories: News Articles, Proposition B

On April 11, 2017, the Court of Appeal found the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) erred when it concluded the City of San Diego violated unfair labor practices by declining to meet and confer over Proposition B, a citizen-sponsored initiative. By annulling the PERB’s decision, the Court of Appeal cleared the way for the City to continue to enforce Proposition B. More...

SDCERS Held Third Annual City Health Presentation

Date: Apr 05, 2017

Over 200 retirees attended SDCERS’ third annual City Retiree Health Presentation on April 5. Presenters from SDCERS, City of San Diego Risk Management, Health Net, Sharp and Kaiser shared a comprehensive overview of all health coverage services offered through SDCERS, in preparation for Open Enrollment, to be held June 5 through June 30. Don’t miss our next event, Open Enrollment Help Day, on June 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Balboa Park Club Ballroom. To view all the presentations, click here.    More...

SDCERS Holds Two Board Elections

Date: Mar 22, 2017 Categories: Board, News Articles

The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) conducted elections for two Active General Trustee seats and one Active Fire Safety Trustee seat on their Board of Administration. More...

Retiree Health Presentation

Date: Mar 15, 2017 Categories: Health, Open Enrollment

Join SDCERS and City health providers for an overview of retiree health coverage to assist you with planning for Open Enrollment 2017.  More...

Risk-Adjusted Return Summary

Date: Feb 22, 2017 Categories: Investments, News Articles

The Investment Division recently completed a review of SDCERS’ risk-adjusted return to understand better how SDCERS is being compensated for the risk it assumes in its portfolio. Aiming for a higher return is great, but not if it comes at the cost of taking on excessive risk that threatens the portfolio’s long-term stability. More...

Hearing Set For the City of San Diego’s Appeal of the California Employment Relations Board’s Ruling on Proposition B:

Date: Feb 08, 2017 Categories: Proposition B

On March 17, 2017 at 9:00 AM, the Fourth District Court of Appeal will hear oral argument regarding the City of San Diego’s appeal of the California Employment Relations Board’s (PERB) ruling on Proposition B.  Proposition B, approved by the City of San Diego voters in 2012, closed the defined benefit retirement plan to City employees hired on or after July 20, 2012, other than for sworn police officers. PERB ruled the City violated the law by failing to meet and confer with City unions prior to supporting Proposition B. PERB ordered the City to, among other things, meet and confer with the unions, to reimburse the unions for their costs and attorney’s fees for the unions’ anticipated legal action to overturn Proposition B, and to make the affected employees whole. The City’s appeal seeks to overturn the PERB’s ruling.SDCERS will monitor this case and work with the parties involved on the outcome of the Court’s proceedings.  More...

Response to San Diego Union Tribune article

Date: Feb 04, 2017 Categories: News Articles

SDCERS response to the article "Pension boards must get real when it comes to numbers and challenges," in the San Diego Union Tribune on Friday, February 3, 2017.  More...

SDCERS is Now Accepting Nominations for two Active General Trustee Seats and one Active Fire Safety Trustee Seat

Date: Jan 25, 2017 Categories: Board

SDCERS is currently accepting nominations for an election to fill two Active General Trustee seats and one Active Fire Safety Trustee seat on the Board of Administration. The deadline for nominations is Monday, February 13. More...

1099Rs Mailed to Eligible Payees - Frequently Asked Questions

Date: Jan 23, 2017

IRS Form 1099-R’s will be mailed to payees by February 1, 2017. Click here for additional information to assist in understanding the tax forms you received. If you have additional questions, please submit your questions via the Contact Us link located in the upper left of this page, or call SDCERS Call Center at 619-525-3600.   More...

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