City of Oakland: 457 and 401(a) Retirement Plans

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Join the 457 Plan

Your City of Oakland 457 Deferred Compensation Plan can help you reach your financial goals. Start saving today.

Enroll in Your 457 Plan

Need help getting started? Contact  Nancy Agaiby, Retirement Plans Specialist at 202-759-7112 or
Schedule an individual consultation

Get rewarded. Start benefiting from your plan.

  • Retirement income supplemental to your pension and social security
  • Choice of how your savings is invested
  • Save automatically from each paycheck
  • Online account management
  • Tax-deferred compounding of interest to save on taxes now
  • Roth (after-tax) contribution option to save on taxes later
  • Friendly, knowledgeable representative who provides free assistance and guidance

Don't delay. Waiting can cost you.

The sooner you start saving, the more time you have to contribute and build earnings on your savings. Contributions and earnings can really add up over time. For example, if you contribute $50 per paycheck from age 25 until age 65, your balance is likely to be much higher than if you started saving at age 55. When you start later, you need to save even more, just to catch-up.  Our Cost of Delay calculator will show you how much more you'd need to save, or how much less your account might be worth, if you delay enrolling.

Once enrolled, you can: