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Benefits Overview

As an employee at SUNY Upstate you are provided with a very competitive and comprehensive set of benefits. Generally, these benefits include:

  • Health insurance / prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision insurances
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Retirement plans & tax deferred programs
  • Vacation, holiday and sick leave accruals

It is important to realize that your benefits package is determined by the specifics of your employment relationship. To see an overview of your benefits options, please use the links below. If you are unsure of your specific employment relationship, please contact your supervisor or the Human Resources Benefits Office.

Benefits Overview:

NYS Employees:

Non-NYS Employees:

Benefits Contacts:

New York State Benefits

Contact: Kathi Exner, Health Benefits Administrator
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 206
Phone: 315 464-4941
Email: exnerk@upstate.edu

Research Foundation Benefits

Contact: Susan Gasiorowski, Benefits Administrator
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 204
Phone: 315 464-4945
Email: gasioros@upstate.edu

MedBest Benefits

Contact: Sheila Miles
Office: Suite 100, 251 Salina Meadows Parkway, Syracuse, NY 13212
Phone: 464-2000
Email: miless@upstate.edu
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