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FIT benefits information for Full-Time Faculty, Staff, and Administrators 
FIT benefits information for Part-Time Faculty and Staff

Benefits Team: 
Monica Lemkowitz - Director of Benefits
• Responsible for overall administration of FIT employee benefit plans.

Diana Reyes - Benefits Coordinator
• Contact with questions about FIT's benefit plan offerings, adjunct faculty and part-time staff health care premium reimbursement, and FIT's Employee Wellness Program.

Jing Wu - Senior Benefits Specialist
• Contact with questions about FIT's benefit plan offerings and for information about applying for long-term disability benefits.

Luminita Ganshaw - Benefits Representative
• Contact to prepare for retirement from FIT or with questions about retiree benefits.

Cherese Hill-Cartagena - Time and Leave Specialist
• Contact with questions about medical and family leave-related requests, other leave requests, and online attendance system issues.

UCE of FIT Welfare Trust Fund Benefits

The UCE of FIT Welfare Trust Fund benefits include dental coverage, a legal services plan, Health Advocate Program, optical reimbursement, and hearing aid benefits for all employees. Also included are prescription drug coverage and sickness and accident disability benefits for full-time employees, and health care options for part-time employees. Please send an email to Anne Golden, the Welfare Trust Fund Manager, if you have questions or need more information.

FIT's Benefits Department:
333 Seventh Ave., 16th Floor
Benefits Help Line: (212) 217-3670
Fax: (212) 217-3652
Email:  [email protected] 

When emailing the Benefits Team, please include your FIT employee identification number.