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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 May Board Meeting

At its meeting on May 22, 2018, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 April Board Meeting

At its meeting on April 24, 2018, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

Announcement

Notice of Election
SamCERA Board of Retirement

IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE POST
SAN MATEO COUNTY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (SamCERA)

NOTICE OF ELECTION TO THE BOARD OF RETIREMENT – GENERAL MEMBER AND SAFETY MEMBER AND ALTERNATE SAFETY MEMBER SEAT

There will be an election conducted via mail ballots on June 11, 2018, for active member seats on the Board of Retirement.  The election will be for one GENERAL MEMBER to fill the second position and one SAFETY MEMBER to fill the seventh position.

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 March Board Meeting

At its meeting on March 27, 2018, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 February Board Meeting

At its meeting on February 27, 2018, the Board of Retirement approved a $20 million capital commitment to LS Power Fund IV, L.P., as part of SamCERA’s infrastructure portfolio within private real assets.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

Announcement

2017 1099-Rs
1099-Rs were mailed out on January 31st and now are available in MySamCERA.

You can also view and print your 1099-R by logging into MySamCERA and clicking on “My 1099s.”

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 January Board Meeting

At its meeting on January 23, 2018, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

Announcement

COLA Increase for 2018
At its January 23, 2018 meeting, the Board of Retirement approved a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for most retirees and beneficiaries.

At its January 23, 2018 meeting, the Board of Retirement approved the following cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for retirees and beneficiaries in accordance with each plan as shown on the chart below:

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2018 January Special Board Meeting

At its special meeting on January 8, 2018, the Board of Retirement approved a $20 million capital commitment to Sycamore Partners III, L.P., as part of SamCERA’s private equity portfolio.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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2018 Service Purchase Schedule
There are two separate periods of time during 2018 to make service purchases.

SamCERA members have two separate periods of time during 2018 to make service purchases. The process starts when the member submits a Purchase Request form. Members may submit Purchase Request forms at any time.

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 December Board Meeting

At its meeting on December 5, 2017, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 October Board Meeting

At its meeting on October 31, 2017, no board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 October Special Board Meeting

At its special meeting on October 16, 2017, the Board of Retirement approved a $15 million capital commitment to Bernhard Capital Partners II, L.P., as part of SamCERA’s private equity portfolio.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 September Board Meeting

At its meeting on September 26, 2017, the Board of Retirement authorized the CEO to execute an agreement with Verus Advisory, Inc. for investment consulting services.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 August Board Meeting

At its meeting on August 22, 2017, the Board of Retirement approved a $30 million capital commitment to INVESCO U.S. Value-Add Fund V, as part of SamCERA’s real estate portfolio.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 August Special Board Meeting

At its special meeting on August 10, 2017, the Board of Retirement directed staff to commence contract negotiations with Verus Advisory, Inc. for general investment consultant services.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

More information on SamCERA’s commitments may be available in SamCERA’s Board of Retirement meeting minutes. Minutes for a given Board meeting are usually approved at the next regular meeting, and will be posted shortly thereafter. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 July Board Meeting

At its meeting on July 25, 2017, the Board of Retirement approved an overall $80 million investment in the PIMCO Diversified Income strategy, which will reside in the opportunistic credit category in SamCERA’s fixed income asset class.

The Board also approved a $20 million capital commitment to Quantum Energy Partners VII, as part of SamCERA’s natural resources portfolio with private real assets.

No further board action was taken related to SamCERA’s investment commitments or hires.

Announcement

Download the MySamCERA Mobile App
Available for iPhone and Android

Now you can get secure 24/7 access to your SamCERA account with the MySamCERA mobile app, available for download on iPhone and Android.

You can find the app by searching for “MySamCERA” in the App Store (for iPhone) or Google Play (for Android), or you can use the links at the bottom of this page.

Make Sure You Have a MySamCERA Account

With MySamCERA mobile, active members can perform basic retirement estimates, download forms, and check beneficiary information. Retirees can view deductions and withholdings, check beneficiary information, and more. 

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