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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2022 September Board Meeting

At its meeting on September 27, 2022, 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
2022 August Board Meeting

At its meeting on August 23, 2022, the Board of Retirement approved a $15 million commitment to Angelo Gordon CSF2A (Annex) Dislocation Fund LP, as part of SamCERA’s growth risk-bucket within opportunistic credit (fixed income asset class).

Announcement

Notice of Special Election
SamCERA Probation members have an opportunity to elect the Alternate Safety Member seat on the SamCERA Board of Retirement, which is currently vacant. Read the Notice of Special Election for important dates and additional information.

SAN MATEO COUNTY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
(SamCERA)

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
TO ELECT A SAFETY ALTERNATE TO THE BOARD OF RETIREMENT

Notice is hereby given that one PROBATION MEMBER is to be elected to fill the unexpired term for the Alternate Safety Member seat on SamCERA’s Board of Retirement at a special election to be held on September 6, 2022. 

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2022 July Board Meeting

At its meeting on July 26, 2022, 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 News
Learn about the 2022 SamCERA Board of Retirement election results, and other recent Board of Retirement updates.

2022 SamCERA Board of Retirement Election Results

The nomination period for the 2022 Board of Retirement election closed on May 2, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Al David and Nicole McKay ran unopposed and were deemed elected to the Board, while Alma Salas was elected to the Retired Member Seat at the Monday, June 13, 2022 election. 

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Office Closed on Wednesday, 6/22
The SamCERA office will be closed on Wednesday, 6/22 for walk-in's and in-person visits due to construction.

For assistance during this temporary office closure, please contact us by phone at 650-599-1234 or by email at samcera@samcera.org.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Announcement

An important update is available for the MySamCERA mobile app
We just released a new update for the MySamCERA mobile app, and it is available in the Apple Store and Google Play Store now.

The MySamCERA mobile app makes it easier for you to manage your pension account than ever before!

Existing Users: To continue using the app, you’ll need to download and install the latest version available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

New Users: The new login and registration process is simple with an account registration wizard that will have you up and running in minutes. If you already have a MySamCERA login, your current credentials will work on the app, too. Download the app today to streamline your pension management and put your retirement details at your fingertips anywhere, anytime.

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The MySamCERA Mobile App – Currently Unavailable
The MySamCERA mobile app is currently unavailable for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience that this has caused. 

We are working rapidly to make the mobile app available as soon as possible.

If you need to make changes or review your account, please visit www.mysamcera.org.

If you need assistance or have questions, please contact us by email at samcera@samcera.org or by phone at 650-599-1234 or 800-339-0761.

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MySamCERA – Scheduled Maintenance
MySamCERA and the MySamCERA mobile app will be unavailable from Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. until Monday, June 13 at 8 a.m. due to scheduled maintenance.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we use this time to upgrade the portal to give our members a better online experience. If you have questions, please email samcera@samcera.org.

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2022 May Board Meeting

At its meeting on May 24, 2022, the Board of Retirement approved a $25 million commitment to Sixth Street TAO Global, as part of SamCERA’s Debt-Related/Special Situations portfolio within Private Equity.

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
2022 April Special Board Meeting

At its special meeting on April 28, 2022, 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
2022 April Board Meeting

At its meeting on April 26, 2022, the Board of Retirement approved an initial investment of 1.5% of plan assets (or approximately $90 million) to a cashflow matching investment mandate with Insight Investment, to be placed in SamCERA’s Fixed Income/Liquidity asset class.

The Board also approved a $60 million commitment to KKR Diversified Core Infrastructure Fund, LP, 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.

Announcement

Notice of Election
This June, SamCERA will hold an election for three seats on the Board of Retirement. Read the election notice for important dates and how to file as a candidate.

SAN MATEO COUNTY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
(SamCERA)

NOTICE OF ELECTION
TO ELECT THREE MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF RETIREMENT

Notice is hereby given that one GENERAL MEMBER is to be elected to fill the third position, and one RETIRED MEMBER is to be elected to fill the eighth position on SamCERA’s Board of Retirement. An ALTERNATE RETIRED MEMBER will also be elected.

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2022 March Board Meeting

At its meeting on March 22, 2022, 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
2022 February Board Meeting

At its meeting on February 22, 2022, the Board of Retirement approved a $25 million re-up commitment to Altas Partners Holdings III LP, as part of SamCERA’s Buyout portfolio within Private Equity.

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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Request for Proposal: Financial Education Provider
SamCERA has issued a Request for Proposal for a financial education provider. Learn more about the RFP and important dates.

SamCERA has issued a Request for Proposal for a financial education provider. The provider shall develop a course of instruction, which will be presented by qualified instructors, and supporting course materials to provide SamCERA members with financial education on various topics to assist them in their retirement planning. Examples of topic areas are: retirement planning and saving, money management, investing, estate planning, and working with financial professionals.

Announcement

The New MySamCERA Mobile App is here! What you need to know and how to get started
Available for iPhone and Android

Today, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the new MySamCERA mobile app. Available for both iPhone and Android, the new app is designed to streamline your pension management and put your retirement details at your fingertips anywhere, anytime.

Announcement

COLA Increase for 2022
At its January 25, 2022 meeting, the Board of Retirement approved a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for most retirees and beneficiaries that will begin with the April 2022 benefit payment.

At its January 25, 2022 meeting, the Board of Retirement approved a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for retirees and beneficiaries in accordance with each plan as shown on the chart below: