Santa Barbara County Employees' Retirement System "SBCERS"


Question and Answer Sessions

Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System 

Retirement Basics Workshop:  Best Practices for Retirement Planning 

What:  a 2 hour workshop designed for members 3 -20 years from retirement to learn about your valuable SBCERS pension benefit, including 

·         an overview of service retirement, disability and death benefits 

·         what happens if you leave before retirement 

.         reciprocity 

.         Service purchases 

·         what to do if you divorce during your career, or after you retire 

·         we’ll show you how to estimate your benefit using our on-line calculator 

·         Social Security and Medicare information 

·         a Q & A Session with SBCERS Member Services staff 

Why:     Because it’s never too early to start thinking about retirement planning!  And we want to enable smart retirement planning choices so you can look forward to a smooth transition to a well deserved, hard earned retirement.

When and Where

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room 

105 East Anapamu Street 4th Floor 

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 


Thursday, May 30, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Santa Maria Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room  

511 East Lakeside Parkway 

Santa Maria, CA 93455   

How: Please RSVP by 

·         Email at <> , or  

·         Message at (805) 739-8686. 

Please note that a reservation is required no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop. 

A presentation will be video recorded and posted to the County Intranet for future reference.