457 Deferred Compensation

Employees have the option to participate in a choice of IRS 457 deferred compensation plans - pretax and Roth post-tax options. Deferred compensation is a program that allows you to invest today for your retirement.

Some benefits of an employer 457 deferred compensation plan are:
  • Reducing your current income taxes, while investing for retirement.
  • Earnings accumulate tax-deferred.
  • Convenient payroll deductions.
  • It's portable if you change jobs.
  • There is no penalty for early withdrawals if you leave service or retire.

For more plan information visit the Nationwide Pierce County webapge

Accessing your Nationwide Deferred Compensation Plan


Enroll, make contribution changes, update your address/phone/name information, and change beneficiary information at your convenience:


Account access online
1. Go to Nationwide Pierce County site

2. Select Sign Up for an Online Account.
For security reasons, never share your Web password or PIN with any other person.

By Phone

Customer Service: 
(844) 547-8405

1. Enter your Social Security Number.

2. Use your date of birth for your initial Personal Identification Number (PIN); for example, if your birthday is Feb. 15, 1972, your PIN is 02151972.

3. Create a new four-digit PIN at the next prompt, this is your PIN you will use in the future

Plan Representative

Contact your local plan representative to ask a question or schedule a meeting.

Mike Ferguson
(509) 385-7825

To make an appointment at the CCB or Annex, go to the online scheduler to see the next available time.  

Jake McMillen
(360) 451-6963

To make an appointment at all other locations, go to the online scheduler to see the next available time.

Maximum Contribution Rates

 Age 2013 - 2014 2015 - 2017 2018 2019 2020
Under 50 $17,500 $18,000 $18,500 $19,000 $19,500
50 and over $23,000
$24,000 $24,500 $25,000 $26,000

Hardship Withdrawal

To apply for a hardship withdrawal you will need to complete the Nationwide Hardship Withdrawl Application return the completed forms along with copies of any documentation which supports the reason and amount for the request to Nationwide Retirement Solutions.