Make an appointment and learn more about your local Retirement Specialist.

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Monday-Friday 5 a.m. – 8 p.m. PST
Saturday 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. PST

To talk with someone in the County of San Diego Deferred Compensation Program Office, please call 619-531-5840 or email us:

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Don’t include personal information such as Social Security number. We will typically respond in one business day.

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Nationwide Retirement Solutions
3333 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone number: 1-619-764-6577

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Nationwide Retirement Solutions
P.O. Box 182797 
Columbus, OH 43218-2797

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Nationwide Retirement Solutions
3400 Southpark Place
Suite A
Attn: DSPF-F2
Grove City, OH 43123

Paperwork drop-off

Updated Office Hours

The Nationwide local office (3333 Camino Del Rio South) is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 pm. for paperwork drop-off only.

You may continue to submit forms and documents as follows:

Please be advised that forms sent via mail will be delayed and result in longer processing times.

Scheduled 1:1 appointments

To book an appointment with a Retirement Specialist, visit Meet Your Retirement Specialists, below.

Stop the spread. If you are experiencing COVID symptoms, please schedule an in-person appointment at a later date. You may schedule a phone or video appointment at any time.

Meet Your Retirement Specialists

Schedule a meeting or attend a workshop with your local Nationwide Retirement Specialist by sending us an email, and we'll respond within 1 business day.

Gina Ponce

Gina Ponce
(sí hablo español) 
Represented Agencies: Assessor Recorder County Clerk, CAC, Child Support, County Counsel, District Attorney, Housing Community, HHSA, Public Defenders, SDCERA, Treasurer Tax Collector
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Open — Contact Gina or Hannah for assistance.
Represented Agencies: Agriculture, Weights & Measures, Air Pollution Control, Animal Services, Environmental Health, General Services, Parks and Recreation, Planning and Development Services, Public Works, Purchasing & Contracting

Hannah Zuilan

Hannah Zuilan
Represented Agencies: Auditor & Controller, Courts, Crime Lab, Medical Examiners, Human Resources, Office of Emergency Services, Probation, Registrar of Voters, Sheriffs, Libraries
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Financial Services: Retirement Income Planning

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Cathie Purdon, CFP®

Your Personal Retirement Consultant available through Nationwide, Cathie focuses on relationships with Deferred Compensation Plan participants who are nearing retirement. This is a no-cost service. She is a Certified Financial Planning Professional™ and a licensed financial representative, and can give you extra assistance to prepare for retirement. She is able to provide a personal and objective look at your retirement resources and compare it to your retirement needs. A more in-depth look at where you are at now may assist you in your decision making regarding your retirement savings and planning. She is available to answer your questions and provide education on Social Security, Health Care and Long Term Care Planning through the detailed Cash Flow Analysis that comes with each Retirement Income Plan. This new financial service is separate and distinct from those offered through the County of San Diego Deferred Compensation Retirement Specialists, and may be most appropriate if you are within 5 years of retirement, or if you are a retiree. These services are available to any Plan participant – at no extra charge.

Next steps

To get started, complete this questionnaire, which will help us evaluate your total financial picture. Once completed, Cathie will review your questionnaire and give you a personal analysis. Cathie can help you understand many of the financial details about your retirement income. Our commitment to you is simple — we provide personalized financial services to help you make knowledgeable decisions up to, and throughout, your retirement. Remember, these services are available to you at no extra charge. Nationwide representatives cannot offer investment, tax or legal advice.

Schedule an appointment online to talk with an Internal Retirement Specialist.

Representatives do not offer investment advice.