As a retiree of Alameda County or other ACERA participating employer, you earned a lifetime pension allowance. If you’re a survivor of an ACERA member you may be receiving a continuance (continuing monthly payment) based on the retirement option the member selected.
Retirement Allowance Payable Date:
Last Business Day of Each Month
An ACERA member’s beneficiary is the person or persons they designate to receive death benefits from ACERA after their death. A member’s beneficiary can also be called a survivor.
This page is for both members and beneficiaries, with information for members on how to plan for their beneficiaries to receive death benefits, and for beneficiaries/survivors to understand what to do after an ACERA member’s death.