The MySamCERA member portal and mobile app were designed to make
it easier than ever for you to manage your pension
On a computer or laptop: Log in to the member portal at www.mysamcera.org.
On a mobile device or tablet: When using a mobile device,
download the MySamCERA mobile app. Available for
both iPhone and Android.
Register for MySamCERA
New Users – To access MySamCERA for the first
time, you’ll need your SamCERA ID. If you can’t find your SamCERA
ID, call (650) 599-1234 or email email@example.com for
Existing Users – Already have a MySamCERA login?
You’ll use the same information to log in to the new member
Use these Quick Reference Guides to get started:
What you’ll find in the new app
Based on your feedback, we’ve entirely re-imagined the online
Effortless login and registration
- Whether you’re new to self-service or a pro, we’ve made the
new login and registration process simple.
- Your current username and password work right out of the box.
- If you’re a new user, our account registration wizard will
have you up and running in minutes.
- Forgot your username or password? No problem. The new
username and password retrieval wizards make it simple to
instantly retrieve your necessary details without ever reaching
out to SamCERA.
- Repeat logins are effortless. By integrating FaceID and
TouchID on your device, login issues and forgotten passwords are
now a thing of the past.
Easier, faster retirement estimates
Whether you’re moments away from retirement or just getting
started with your long-term planning, our new estimators will
make it a breeze to explore the future.
- The new “Quick Estimate” tool makes it easy to crunch the
basic numbers. Watch in real-time to see how a change in
your retirement date or compensation can affect your bottom line
down the road.
- The new “Detailed Estimate” tool will give you insight into
nearly any retirement scenario. Seamlessly factor in changes to
your work schedule, service credit, projected salary, and more
with just a couple of quick taps in the app.
- All detailed estimates are automatically saved. Review
previous estimates at any time and even share them with your
SamCERA benefits specialist ahead of any planning meetings to
ensure that your retirement plan is dialed in.
Paperless pension management
We’re continually looking for ways to improve your experience
through technology. These new tools will save you significant
time and effort:
Our new DocuSign integration allows you to make essential
beneficiary changes securely, without ever having to print
or mail a form.
The new “Secure Document Upload” tool allows you to use your
device’s built-in camera to share important documents with our
benefits team instantly.
Quick access to top requested pension details
We’ve paid particular attention to items that active members and
retirees frequently access and made sure they are always easily
accessible and available. Here are just a few of the key details
that you can access within the app:
In-app alerts for important news and updates (e.g., COLA, tax
- 1099 Tax Information At-a-Glance
- Payment Dates and details
- Member Statements
- Reciprocity Management
- Service Credit Management
Help is always just a tap away
The new app is designed to help you find the important answers in
the format that suits you best. Here are a few of the tools that
are always available:
- Secure Messaging
- Smart FAQs
- Find a Class or Seminar
- Call for Support
Your feedback matters
We always want to keep our eye on the future and how we can serve
you best. If you ever hit a snag or catch something we should
know about, send us a note by clicking the (?) icon on the top,
right of the member portal or app. We’re here to help.
For help with the MySamCERA member portal or mobile app, you can
call our office at (650) 599-1234 or email us