About Us

The Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA) is a public employee retirement system established in 1950 by the County of Merced pursuant and subject to the County Employee's Retirement Law of 1937, California State Government Code, Section 31450 et. seq., the County Employees' Retirement Law of 1937. MCERA is administered by the Board of Retirement to provide retirement, disability, death, and survivor benefits for its members.

Our Mission


MCERA's mission is to provide benefits to its members, to manage assets prudently in accordance with plan provisions and to provide competent and efficient services to our members.

Participating Agencies


MCERA provides retirement allowances and other benefits to the Safety and Miscellaneous members of Merced County and to two other participating employers (Merced Superior Court and Merced Cemetery District).