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Mission Statement
The mission of the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System is to deliver accurate and timely benefits to its members, retirees and beneficiaries and ensure the Trust Fund's safety, integrity and growth.

Vision Statement
The vision of the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System is to be an independent, leading edge, actuarially and financially sound and transparent pension plan, responsive to its participants, with excellence in governance, management, leadership and service, and a positively perceived and vital contributor to the community.


Information of interest about SDCERS

SDCERS offers a comprehensive range of services to our members, including appointments with our Retirement Counselors to discuss retirement benefit options or entry into DROP. Members may also request forms, obtain their account balance and confirm their beneficiary on file by contacting our Call Center. To set up an appointment with a Retirement Counselor, or to contact our Call Center, call 619.525.3600, or toll free at 800.774.4977.

Board Schedule

The SDCERS Board of Administration meets nine times a year, approximately every six weeks, on each scheduled Friday at 8:30 a.m.  Meetings are held at SDCERS offices' on the 3rd Floor. The schedule is reset each January.

Click here for a full schedule of 2013 Board and Committee meetings.

SDCERS Staff Feature - We're here to help you!

Actuarial valuations provide an annual assessment of the financial health of the SDCERS Trust Fund as it relates to the City of San Diego, Unified Port District and Airport Authority. For current as well as past actuarial valuations for all three plan sponsors, please click below.

Actuarial valuations

Latest News from SDCERS

Information for SDCERS Members Receiving a Pension - April 16, 2014
This information explains the reasons that, for some SDCERS members, the annual Form 1099-R you receive is issued as “Taxable Amount Not Determined” and the amount in Box 2a of the form is reported as $0.00 (zero).  More...
Save the Date: Health Enrollment Help Day - June 18, 2014 - April 02, 2014
Eligible retirees wishing to make changes to their health insurance plans are encouraged to save the date for Health Enrollment Help Day on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  More...
Pension System Actuarial and Investment Strategies Trending Favorably - March 20, 2014
There is no shortage of news media coverage focused on how public pension funds, in California and across the country, are yielding significant investment returns while simultaneously growing liabilities even faster.  More...

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Phone: (619) 525-3600 - Toll Free: (800) 774-4977 - FAX: (619) 595-0357

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