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Deferred Comp

The ACTTC's Deferred Compensation unit, in collaboration with Nationwide Retirement Services, administers the County's pre-tax savings programs on behalf of County employees. These programs are intended to encourage employees to save additional funds for retirement. Employees may have two or three different accounts and employees may access their accounts in person at our office or on line by visiting

Please note that the deferred compensation program is not the same as the Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association (SCERA)'s pension plan. For information on SCERA and pensions, visit or call (707) 565-8100.

You can contact your Deferred Compensation Analyst, Christy Kazarian at (707) 565-3221 with any questions or call to make an appointment to meet in person. You can email questions to

Physical Address: Appointment Only Mailing Address

433 Aviation Blvd, Suite 120

Santa Rosa CA, 95403

(Back side of SCERA Building)

585 Fiscal Dr, Suite 100

Santa Rosa CA, 95403

Meet with a Nationwide Retirement Specialist

The County’s dedicated retirement specialist, Lauren Ryan, is now available to assist you with personalized account reviews as well as retirement & financial planning

Available On Site
By Appointment and Drop-in

Available Virtually

Tuesday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Weekdays 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment with Lauren Ryan visit the Nationwide Online Scheduler.

The Nationwide specialist is stationed in the ACTTC lobby at: 
585 Fiscal Dr, Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Nationwide Workshop Series

Join Nationwide’s popular online workshop series to learn different strategies for every stage of your career – whether you’re just getting started or approaching your retirement date. Register today for these interactive & engaging 30 minute workshops - conducted on MS Teams – which includes a Q&A Session after the formal presentation. Hosted by the Northern California Nationwide Retirement Specialist Team. For more information please reveiw the registration flyer or follow the links below to register.

Registration Flyer


Why Enroll in a 457 Plan? - Wednesday October 5th at 12:00 pm

Pre Tax 457 vs Roth - Wednesday October 12th at 12:00 pm

Cybersecurity: Best Practices to Keep You Safe - Wednesday October 19th at 12:00 pm

Get the Facts Before You Retire - Wednesday October 26th at 12:00 pm

*Nationwide offers workshops each quarter. If you missed a session from the series above, check back next quarter for updated dates, times and sessions.

Nationwide Retirement Resource Group

Retirement Resource Group Flyer (PDF: 562 KB)

Nationwide now offers additional retirement planning services through their Retirement Resource Group.  They can be contacted by phone at (888) 401-5272. Employees can also schedule an appointment with the Retirement Resource Group via this link:

Services include Enrollment, Investment Goals Assessment, Asset Consolidation, and Financial Wellness assessments.

Please also note that Sonoma County employees have a custom phone number for Nationwide Customer Service. Their phone number is (866) 242-5048. This team is staffed with over 100 representatives. If you have a question about your online Nationwide account or a more general question, then this team will be a better option than the Retirement Resource Group.