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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. 

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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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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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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 June Board Meeting

At its June 6, 2017, meeting, the Board of Retirement approved changes to SamCERA’s international equity manager structure, removing its dedicated international small-cap allocation. The Board of Retirement also approved a $70 million investment to the Prudential Real Estate US Debt Fund as part of SamCERA’s real estate sub-asset class.

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

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Board of Retirement Investment Information
2017 March Board Meeting

At its March 28, 2017 meeting, the Board of Retirement approved a $35 million capital commitment to the White Oak Yield Spectrum Fund as part of SamCERA’s Opportunistic Credit Composite within fixed income. 

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

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2017 SamCERA Board of Retirement Special Election Results
The results are in from the March 2017 Special Election

Congratulations to Al David, who has been elected to fill the unexpired term for the Third position on the SamCERA Board of Retirement. Mr. David received the most votes from our General membership.

Mr. David will serve the remaining term for the Third position, which expires on June 30, 2019.

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SamCERA Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

SamCERA has received two awards from North America’s foremost association of public finance officers.

First, for the twentieth consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded SamCERA its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

This award was in recognition of SamCERA’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. The CAFR contains detailed information about SamCERA’s finances and investments, including SamCERA’s assets, liabilities, funding sources, and funded status.

Announcement

The MySamCERA Portal for Active, Deferred and Retired SamCERA Members
As of March 1, 2017, MySamCERA is open for business!

What is MySamCERA?

MySamCERA is a secure, members-only portal for retirement benefits information, available on the web at: mysamcera.org.

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