Retirement Services

The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System dedicates extensive resources to serving its members. The Retirement Services Division provides a wide range of services to members and their beneficiaries including active and retired member counseling, member communications, active and retired member recordkeeping, pre-retirement education, member payroll accounting, retiree payroll and tax reporting, calculation of benefits, termination benefits and death payments.

The table below summarizes major activities of the SFERS Retirement Services Division during Plan Year 2016-17



Retirement Estimate Requests 1,489
Retirement Appointments Scheduled 2,598
Retirement Appointments Attended 1,956
Service Purchase Appointments Scheduled 1,024
New Members (New Hires) 2,425
New Members (1040 Hours Membership) 1,016
Rehires 534
Police Recruits 226
Fire Recruits 118
Sheriff Recruits & Miscellaneous Safety 138
Pre-Retirement Seminars 9
Registered Attendees at Pre-Retirement Seminars 910


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