City of Seattle Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

Updated My Interactive Retirement Planner (MIRP)

Check out the revamped My Interactive Retirement Planner (MIRP).  Get a more detailed view of your projected retirement income. Log into your account today.

This plan allows all persons identified as an employee under the Seattle Municipal Code to invest in their future by building a retirement savings account using payroll deductions.

Employees in an exempt position or a permanent non-exempt position, may be eligible for a defined benefit plan. Refer to the Pension links on this page for more information.

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New or Existing Participants

Interested in Enrolling? All current City employees (regardless of benefits eligibility) can enroll in the Plan. Employees can enroll starting with as little as $10 per paycheck. Get started with these resources:

Leaving City Employment? Employees thinking of leaving City employment can check out these resources to help in decision-making.

Need Help? Where to Find Us
Employees may access their account information online at www.cityofseattledeferredcomp.com. Nationwide representatives can be reached at (855) 550-1757. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday, 6 a.m. - 3 p.m PT. Employees may also reach out to one of the Plan's dedicated Education Consultants at (206) 447-1924 or visit them in the Seattle Municipal Tower (SMT), Suite 1635.  The representatives will be working remotely until SMT is fully reopened.

If employees need to contact City of Seattle Deferred Compensation Plan management, please send an email to DeferredCompQuestions@seattle.gov.

Deferred Compensation Meetings

Upcoming Live Virtual Education Sessions

October 2023 Webinar Series: 
Come join us to learn about:
1) Special Catch-Up Options: If you're 50+ you're eligible to contribute more money to the Plan! If you're nearing retirement and meet certain qualifications, you may be able to contribute even more, come learn how!
2) Understanding your statements: Confused by your quarterly statement? Join us as we go over how to read it, what it all means, and where you can find information on it!

Click here to register! 

Investment Overview and Upcoming Fund Changes (Lunch & Learn) - RECORDING AVAILABLE

Hyas Group, the City of Seattle's Deferred Compensation Plan’s Investment Advisor, will be providing an overview of the new investment lineup. Open session for questions to follow.

Recorded Workshops and Videos

In addition to our live Virtual Education Sessions you can view recorded workshops and videos to learn more about Deferred Compensation with Nationwide. 

Educational Videos

Health Care Costs and Retirement (Recorded Webinar)

Social Security - The Choice of a Lifetime (Recorded Webinar)

DC Trust Committee 2022 Meeting Schedule

  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - CANCELLED
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2023
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, November 29, 2023
If you would like to attend a hybrid meeting in person, please RSVP in advance to deferredcompquestions@seattle.gov. You will need to arrive at the Seattle Municipal Tower elevator bank that leads to Floor 40 on Floor 4 no later than 9:45am. If you arrive later, please call Susan Wilson at (206) 399-8367.

DC Trust Committee Agendas and Minutes

Trust Committee Agendas and Minutes for the City of Seattle Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

September 27, 2023 Meeting Agenda
July 26, 2023 Meeting None CANCELED
May 24, 2023 Meeting Agenda Minutes
March 22, 2023 Meeting Agenda Minutes
January 25, 2023 Meeting Agenda Minutes
November 30, 2022 Meeting Agenda Minutes
September 28, 2022 Meeting Agenda Minutes
July 23, 2022 Meeting None CANCELED
May 25, 2022 Meeting Agenda Minutes
March 23, 2022 Meeting Agenda Minutes
January 26, 2022 Meeting Agenda Minutes
December 2, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes
September 22, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes
July 28, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes
May 26, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes
March 24, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes
January 27, 2021 Meeting Agenda Minutes

Deferred Compensation Documents

Sample QDRO Template

Deferred Compensation Personnel

Trust Committee

  • Rick Sheridan, Chair
  • Jeff Davis, Secretary
  • Jamie Carnell
  • Jessica Jaeger
  • Kimberly Loving
  • Dennis Karl, Union Representative
  • Tania Torres, Union Representative

City of Seattle Administrative Plan Staff

  • Michelle Ell, Manager
  • Tony Dozier, Senior Analyst
  • Malia Bonham, Analyst

Nationwide On-site Education Representatives

Human Resources

Kimberly Loving, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA , 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 34028, Seattle, WA, 98124-4028
Phone: (206) 684-7999
Fax: (206) 684-4157
SHR_Info@seattle.gov

The Human Resources Department provides human resource services, tools, and expert assistance to departments, policy makers, employees, and the public so that the City of Seattle's diverse work force is deployed, supported, and managed fairly to accomplish the City's business goals.