Announcements

Pre-Retirement Seminar on March 1, 2017 is Full

Effective January 20, 2017, SFERS is no longer accepting enrollments for the March 1, 2017 Pre-Retirement Seminar. Please check the 2017 seminar schedule for the next available seminar.

Published: January 19, 2017

Update: Supplemental COLA Payments

The City and the Controller have filed an action against the SFERS Retirement Board and SFERS’ Executive Director seeking to prevent the Retirement System from paying supplemental COLA benefits to pre-1996 retirees

Published: September 20, 2016

Notice: Retirement Board Election

Please take notice that the term of one of the three elected members of the Retirement Board will expire on February 20, 2017

Published: August 12, 2016

Opt Out of Mailed Advice Notices!

Retired members who have monthly benefits directly deposited can now “opt out” of mailed advice notices

Published: August 5, 2016

Contribution Rates Decrease in FY 2016-17

At its February meeting, the Retirement Board approved the City’s required contribution rate at 21.40% for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, down from 22.80% in Fiscal Year 2015-2016

Published: June 28, 2016

2015 Tax Year 1099R Forms Now Available Online

1099R Forms for Tax Year 2015 were mailed to all benefit recipients. Starting February 2, 2016, you may also view and print a copy of your 1099R tax form via the SFERS secure member portal, mySFERS

Published: February 1, 2016

Supplemental COLAs for 2013 and 2014

Most members who retired on and after November 6, 1996 have received retroactive Supplemental COLA payments for 2013 and 2014

Published: January 29, 2016

Board of Supervisors Rules Committee Hearing

Board of Supervisors Rules Committee Hearing – Retirement Board Shareholder Engagement with and Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies 10/22/15  Time Certain: Noon, Location: City Hall, Committee Room 263  

Published: October 19, 2015

2015 Annual Member Statements available now!

The Annual Member Statements for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2015 are being mailed over the week of August 17th to active and vested members. Active members may now also access their Annual Statements from the secure member portal, my SFERS.

Published: August 7, 2015

Supplemental COLA: Protect Our Benefits Decision

On June 17, 2015, the California State Supreme Court denied review of the Court of Appeal decision in Protect Our Benefits (POB) v. City of San Francisco (State Supreme Court Case No. S226262, 1st DCA Case No. A140095)

Published: June 19, 2015

Retirement Board Elects New Officers

At the June 10, 2015 meeting, members of the Retirement Board elect Commissioner Malia Cohen and Commissioner Herb Meiberger to serve as President and Vice President, respectively

Published: June 10, 2015

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