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SBCERA Receives Polaris Awards for Exemplary Public Relations Efforts

November 10, 2021

The San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA) is honored to be the recipient of three Polaris Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Inland Empire Chapter for exemplary public relations efforts in our Strategic Communications Plan, eNewsletter Campaigns “Journey to Retirement” and “Life After Retirement”, and Retirement Consultation Guide.

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2021 Board Election

Ballots are on their way.  Here’s what you need to know.

The following three seats on the SBCERA Board of Retirement are open for election this year:

  • General Member Trustee
  • Safety Member Trustee
  • Alternate Safety Member Trustee
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SBCERA Receives Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

November 4, 2021

San Bernardino, CA – The San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA) has been awarded by the Government Finance Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and an Award for Outstanding Achievement for Popular Financial Reporting for our Popular Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

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Life After Retirement

Member News - October 2021

These periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for SBCERA retirees and beneficiaries.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support you in retirement.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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Journey to Retirement

Member News - October 2021

These periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for members like you.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support your retirement planning.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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2021 Member Engagement Survey

Members—

Soon, you will be receiving an invitation by email to participate in our upcoming member engagement survey.  We wanted to share a little about the survey and why it’s important.

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System Maintenance

mySBCERA

mySBCERA will be unavailable from 5 p.m. on Friday, October 29, until 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 31, due to system maintenance.

Employer Direct

Employer Direct will also be unavailable from 5 p.m. on Friday, October 29, until 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 31, due to system maintenance.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience, and appreciate your patience.

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Journey to Retirement

Member News - July 2021

These periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for members like you.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support your retirement planning.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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Life After Retirement

Member News - July 2021

These periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for SBCERA retirees and beneficiaries.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support you in retirement.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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SBCERA Reports Preliminary +33% Investment Returns for Fiscal Year 20-21

July 21, 2021

The San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA) is proud to report a preliminary +33% net return on investments for the 12-month period that ended June 30, 2021. 

SBCERA has made a strong recovery after a tough fiscal year end result in June 2020 and has earned over $3 billion in gains in the fiscal year, with an ending Net Asset Value (NAV) of $13.4 billion as of June 30, 2021.  The strong fiscal year return was driven by investments in Private Equity, Credit, Public Equity, Emerging Market Equity, and Small Cap Equity.

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Journey to Retirement

Member News - April 2021

These new periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for members like you.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support your retirement planning.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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Life After Retirement

Member News - April 2021

These new periodic electronic newsletters are designed just for SBCERA retirees and beneficiaries.  You’ll find our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support you in retirement.  We want to make sure this newsletter covers topics that matter to you, so please share any feedback and suggestions with us at communications@sbcera.org

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Journey to Retirement

Member News - February 2021

We’re excited to share our first issue of Journey to Retirement with you! 

These new periodic electronic newsletters are designed with you, our member, in mind.  They are filled with information on our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support your retirement planning.

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Life After Retirement

Member News - February 2021

We’re excited to share our first issue of Life After Retirement with you! 

These new periodic electronic newsletters are designed with you, our member, in mind.  They are filled with information on our latest news, highlights, and educational resources to help support you in your life after retirement.

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2021 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)

This year’s 2.0% Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) will be effective April 1, 2021. The SBCERA Board of Retirement approved the COLA for Retirees and Beneficiaries at its Board meeting on February 4, 2021.

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Looking Ahead to 2021: A Message from SBCERA’s CEO

December 30, 2020

As we reflect on this last year, I am full of gratitude for our team here at SBCERA and for our partnership with all of you—our valued members and public servants who serve our San Bernardino communities.  There’s no doubt 2020 has been one of the most challenging years of our lifetime.  The coronavirus pandemic and economic uncertainty have been difficult for everyone.

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Office Updates

While our office is not fully open to the public, we have staff working and available to serve you during normal business hours.

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