SFERS and SFDCP Have Moved

The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) and the San Francisco Deferred Compensation Plan (SFDCP) have relocated to 1145 Market Street. Both offices are located on the 5th Floor of the building. Our new location offers an enhanced member experience by conveniently locating the SFERS Member Services and the SFDCP teams side-by-side to better serve our…

Published: November 20, 2014

Annual SFERS Member Statements for Fiscal Year 2014

The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) will begin mailing the 2014 Annual Member Statements to active and vested members on August 18th, 2014. Annual Statements are mailed to the member’s home address of record. SFERS will begin accepting requests for duplicate statements on September 8th, 2014.

Published: August 12, 2014

Employee Contribution Rates for Fiscal Year 2014-15

Employee contribution rates for Fiscal Year 2014-15 are now available.  Go to the “Active Members” tab, select your membership group, then select the “Contributions” link to view your contribution rate effective July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.

Published: July 1, 2014

Retirement Board Re-elects Officers

At the June 11, 2014 meeting, members of the Retirement Board re-elect Commissioners Victor Makras and Malia Cohen to serve as President and Vice President, respectively. Commissioner Makras, a well-respected industry veteran in San Francisco’s real estate community is serving in his second five-year term.  Supervisor Cohen, a valued community leader and native San Franciscan…

Published: June 12, 2014

Retirement Board Approves Basic COLA Effective July 1, 2014

At the February 12, 2014 meeting, the SFERS Retirement Board approved the Basic Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for qualified miscellaneous retirees and New Plan Safety retirees or their entitled beneficiaries.  Effective July 1, 2014, in accordance with Charter Section §A8.526, qualified SFERS members who retired on or before July 1, 2014, will receive a…

Published: May 13, 2014

Annual Member Statements Mail in August

SFERS Annual Member Statements for fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 are mailed to members beginning the third week in August. Please take a few moments to read your annual statement when you receive it. The statement contains important information about your retirement account including:  Membership, Account Balances, Service Credit, and Buyback Opportunities (if applicable). And for the first…

Published: May 13, 2014

President Makras Reappointed to Board

Retirement Board President, Victor Makras has been reappointed to serve a 5-year term through February 20, 2019. Commissioner Makras, a well-respected industry veteran in San Francisco’s real estate community was first appointed to the Retirement Board in August 2010, and elected to serve as President of the Board in June 2013.

Published: May 13, 2014

Retirement Board Welcomes New Member

The Retirement Board welcomes its newest member, Leona Bridges.  Commissioner Bridges is a former Managing Director for Barclays Global Investors of San Francisco and brings over 20 years of financial/investment management experience to the Retirement System.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University and an MBA from Golden Gate University.…

Published: June 18, 2013

Art Wang Joins SFERS Investment Team

The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System is pleased to announce the appointment of Art Wang as Managing Director, Private Markets and will lead SFERS’ investments in private equity, real estate and real assets.  Art most recently served as the Director of Private Equity for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, where he oversaw a…

Published: January 28, 2013

1099R Tax Forms Available Online

1099R forms for Tax Year 2012 are now available online!  Just register for SFERS Member-Only Portal to access your 1099R Form via your personal beginning March 2013. 1099R Forms will also be mailed to all benefit recipients beginning the last week of January (but no later than January 31, 2013). Be sure to keep your mailing…

Published: January 7, 2013

Supervisor Malia Cohen Appointed to Retirement Board

Supervisor Malia Cohen was appointed to the Retirement Board in October 2012, replacing Supervisor Sean Elsbernd who served on the Retirement Board for the past six years and who has termed-out of office.  Supervisor Cohen will serve at the pleasure of the President of the Board of Supervisors through January 7, 2014.

Published: December 10, 2012

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