The Archdiocese of San Francisco presently has three Archbishops Emeriti.
Archbishops Emeriti Quinn and Niederauer, respectively, are the sixth and eighth Archbishops who served the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Cardinal Levada served as the seventh Archbishop of San Francisco, until elevated to the cardinalate in 2006.
Archbishop Emeritus Quinn retired in 1995. Archbishop Emeritus Niederauer retired in 2012.