Seattle City Employees' Retirement System Overview
Public Pension Fund
Seattle City Employees' Retirement System General Information
Seattle City Employees Retirement System (SCERS) is a public pension fund based in Seattle, Washington. Established in 1929, SCERS is a defined benefit plan, which means the employee's salary, years of service, and age at the time of retirement are used to determine a monthly retirement benefit. The plan provides retirement income to the former city of Seattle employees and their beneficiaries. SCERS' mission is to fulfill the promise to deliver the retirement benefits our members have earned. The fund is managed by the executive management team.