The Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) has initiated a correction process to comply with the California Supreme Court decision in the case of Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association et al. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association and Board of Retirement of ACERA (Alameda).
Newly retired SCERS members may experience delays receiving their first pension check.
SCERS is currently averaging more than two months to process retirement applications from the date of retirement to the first payment. New retirees should be prepared to wait 75 days for the first payment, and it may take longer under certain circumstances.
Once the first payment is made, retirees can expect regular payments each month without interruption.
We are sorry for this inconvenience and recognize the hardship it can cause our members.
SCERS provides information and counseling sessions to employees nearing retirement, free of charge. We do not use third-party vendors to contact or meet with members about SCERS benefits.