City of San Diego Retired Employees’ Association

Mission Statement

The City of San Diego Retired Employee’s Association (REA) is a non-profit organization created to advance the social and economic welfare of all retired City employees and their beneficiaries.

Meeting Information

Monthly meetings are normally held on the second Tuesday of each month, at 11 AM January through November, in the War Memorial Building at Balboa Park. At these events there is a short general membership meeting for association business followed by an entertaining and educational program of interest to retirees, and an optional lunch meal for those who have pre-registered. The annual Holiday luncheon is exclusively a social event usually held the second Tuesday of December at one of the restaurants on San Diego Bay.

What We Do

REA plays a vital watchdog role in monitoring ongoing developments in public employee retirement provisions and advocating for the interests of its members. REA Representatives monitor activities affecting the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS), frequently speak before the SDCERS’ Board and City Council on issues of interest to retirees, and meet regularly with the SDCERS CEO and staff and representatives of the Mayor’s Office to discuss protection of our benefits.