We’re excited to share that your new online member portal,
“mySBCERA” (previously known as MemberDirect), is now
mobile-friendly and much easier to access anytime, anywhere,
using your computer, phone or tablet.
This year, the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement
Association (SBCERA) is marking 75 years of service to our
members. As we pass this historic milestone, we’re heading into
the future with the launch of our new website—specially tailored
for those we serve. Our new site will also help us more
effectively provide you with the latest updates and information,
with many of our services currently shifting online due to the
On April 15, 2020, San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement
Association (SBCERA) received notice of the date for the
California Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in the case known
as Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association et al. v. Alameda
County Employees’ Retirement Association and Board of Retirement
of ACERA (S247095) (“Alameda”). The Court set oral argument for
May 5, 2020. On that date, the Court will hear issues concerning
several pay items for legacy members of County Employees’
Retirement Law of 1937 (CERL) systems.
SBCERA members and employers, We want to reassure you that
despite these turbulent times and markets, your pension has
mechanisms and strategies to protect your income, now and in the
future. Since the initial spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we
have seen a global economic stress and related volatility in
markets. This has undoubtedly challenged the pension industry.
The SBCERA Board of Retirement has approved a 2.00%
Cost-of-Living Adjustment for retirees and beneficiaries,
effective April 1, 2020. Any members who retire on or before
April 1, 2020, will receive the COLA and the increase will
automatically be included in benefit payments beginning April 30,
Our office is currently closed to the public, but we're working and available to assist you. Pension payments are on schedule and we are processing retirements. Visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) resource page for more information.