State Employees Enroll In PEP Program

Published October 4, 2017

Eligible state employees can enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018 to exchange accrued vacation and/or personal leave for credit toward their share of NY State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) premiums.

Eligible Employees

UUP employees are not currently eligible to particpate 

This negotiated benefit is available to:

  • CSEA employees
  • M/C Classified employees
  • M/C Professional employees
  • PEF employees

PEP Enrollment Schedule

The 2018 PEP Enrollment period opens on Monday, October 2, 2017 and closes on Monday, November 6, 2017.

How To Enroll

Download the appropriate enrollment packet: 

  • Review the program description
  • Follow the instructions
  • Complete your form and submit:
  • By mail: State Benefits
                120 Crofts Hall
                North Campus
  • By fax: 716-645-3830
  • By email:

Contact an Expert

Nadine Burns

Health Benefits Administrator

State Benefit Services

Phone: 716-645-4471


Claudia Samulski

State Benefit Services

Phone: 716-645-4487


Lissa Jasinowski

Retirement Administrator

State Benefit Services

Phone: (716) 645-4488


Amy Myszka


Benefits and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-5357