Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Overview

2019

Government Finance Officers Association - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “Journey to the Top.” This marks the 22nd consecutive year SBCERA has received this award. SBCERA also received a GFOA Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award for the 2018 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

2018

PRSA Inland Empire Polaris Awards - SBCERA was recognized with a Polaris Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Inland Empire Chapter (PRSA-IE). The Polaris was awarded for SBCERA’s 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “MVP.”

Government Finance Officers Association - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This marks the 21st consecutive year SBCERA has received this award. SBCERA also received a GFOA Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award for the 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) Excellence in Communications Awards - SBCERA was recognized with an Award of Distinction for the Live Chat feature on our website.

The American Advertising Federation – Inland Empire: SBCERA and our graphic design partner, Spencer Lewis Marketing Group, won a Silver American Advertising Award for the 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “MVP.” We also won Bronze American Advertising Awards for the 2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) and “1 Year Member-Versary” direct mail postcard. The competition recognizes those who demonstrate the highest level of creative excellence in advertising.

2017

PRSA Inland Empire Polaris Awards - SBCERA was recognized with a Polaris Award and a Capella Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Inland Empire Chapter (PRSA-IE). The Polaris was awarded for SBCERA’s 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “SB Strong,” and the Capella Award was presented for our live “Chat” feature. The annual Polaris Awards recognize the very best in strategic public relations programs and tactical execution in the Inland Empire, and represent the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession.

Government Finance Officers Association - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This marks the 20th consecutive year SBCERA has received this award. SBCERA also received its first GFOA Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award for the 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

The American Advertising Federation – Inland Empire: SBCERA and our graphic design partner, Spencer Lewis Group, have won a Silver American Advertising Award for the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “SB Strong.” The competition recognizes those who demonstrate the highest level of creative excellence in advertising.

2016

PRSA Inland Empire Polaris Awards - SBCERA was recognized with a Polaris Award and a Capella Award from the Public Relations Society of America – Inland Empire Chapter (PRSA-IE). The Polaris was awarded for SBCERA’s 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “Enjoying the Fruits of Retirement,” and the Capella Award was presented for the Quarterly Review newsletter. The annual Polaris Awards recognize the very best in strategic public relations programs and tactical execution in the Inland Empire, and represent the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession.

California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) Excellence in Communications Awards for the “SBCERA Pre-Retirement Webinar” in the category of Digital/Interactive, eGovernment Services. CAPIO’s “Excellence in Communication” awards recognize the most creative and effective efforts in the areas of communication and marketing campaigns, newsletter production, photography, special events, writing, website development and video production.

The American Advertising Federation: Inland Empire – Bronze American Advertising Award (previously known as ADDYs) for the 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “Enjoying the Fruits of Retirement.” The competition recognizes those who demonstrate the highest level of creative excellence in advertising.

2015

PRSA Inland Empire Polaris Awards - The SBCERA 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), “Managing Your Retirement Resources,” earned a Polaris Award in 2015. According to PRSA-IE, the annual award recognizes public relations tactics and programs that successfully incorporate sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. The Polaris Awards represent the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession in the Inland Empire.

Asset International’s Chief Investment Officer (aiCIO) - aiCIO has named Don Pierce, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA) as #48 in “The New Power 100″ investment officer rankings. “He is ‘one of the most creative and thoughtful’ public fund investors around, according to his peers.”

Government Finance Officers Association - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This marks the 18th consecutive year SBCERA has received this award.

The American Advertising Federation: Inland Empire – Silver and Bronze American Advertising Awards (previously known as ADDYs) for the 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) “Managing Your Retirement Resources” and the summer 2014 Quarterly Review Newsletter, respectively. The competition recognizes those who demonstrate the highest level of creative excellence in advertising.

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