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CalPERS: Public Employees Retirement
CalPERS provides retirement and health benefits to more than 1.4 million public employees, retirees, and their families and more than 2,500 employers.
Our mission is to advance the financial and health security for all who participate in the System. We will fulfill this mission by creating and maintaining an environment that produces responsiveness to all those we serve. This statement was adopted by the Board of Administration to guide us in serving our more than 1.4 million members and retirees. Our mission statement is backed by a Strategic Plan, Business Plan, Guiding Principles, and Core Values.
To make a field counter appointment to see a CalPERS representative locally, call Matt Smith at (661) 636-4470. (Please do not call the CalPERS toll-free number for this purpose.)
CalSTRS: California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Mission: “Securing the financial future and sustaining the trust of California’s educators.”
CalSTRS primary responsibility is to provide retirement related benefits and services to teachers in public schools and community colleges.
- Largest U.S. teachers’ retirement fund
- Second largest U.S. public pension fund
- Membership: 833,000
- Assets : $138.0 billion as of March 31, 2010.
To make a field counter appointment to see a CalSTRS counselor locally, call Sandy Boston at (661) 636-4880. CalSTRS Customer Service: 1 (800) 228-5453.