Contact Us

Whether you need a benefit estimate, an appointment with a retirement specialist, or just have a question, we are here to help.

The fastest way to reach us is by telephone at (206) 386-1293.   You can also email us at or fax at (206) 386-1506.

We are on the 9th floor of the Pacific Building at Third Avenue and Columbia Street, downtown Seattle.  The office is one block from the Pioneer Square underground bus/trolley stop and on the Third Avenue surface bus line.  The Pacific Building has a parking garage which is accessed from Columbia Street.  Be sure to be in the left hand lane so that you can turn into the garage entrance.

If you are mailing a payment to us, please use the following address:

City of Seattle, Retirement
FAS Treasury Cashiers
P.O. Box 94766
Seattle, WA  98124-7066

For all other correspondence, our address is:

         Seattle City Employees' Retirement System
         720 Third Avenue, 9th Floor
         Seattle, WA  98104

For Public Disclosure Requests, please submit your request through the City of Seattle Public Disclosure Request Center.

The Retirement office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for City holidays

map of downtown Seattle with arrow pointing to SCERS

Deferred Compensation

The Seattle Department of Human Resources and Nationwide, the service provider, handle questions related to deferred compensation.

For online information and alerts, click here.

To connect with the City of Seattle deferred compensation consultant:


Phone: 206-447-1924 

To talk with the service provider, Nationwide:

Phone:  1-855-550-1757

Retiree Health Care

The Seattle Department of Human Resources Benefits Unit handles questions related to retiree health care.

To connect with the SDHR Benefits Unit:

Phone:  206-615-1340