Kristin Markwica


Kristin Markwica, Director, Disability Benefits and Paid Family Leave: Kristin was appointed Director of Disability Benefits in April 2018, and played a pivotal role in implementing the Paid Family Leave program at NYSIF. Kristin is responsible for overseeing NYSIF’s statewide underwriting and claims operations for Disability and Paid Family Leave. She has worked on a wide range of initiatives, including the modernization of the claims system, and leads many operational initiatives focused on delivering exceptional customer service.

Before joining NYSIF, Kristin spent 16 years with American International Group (AIG), in various positions within their Environmental and Workers’ Compensation insurance units. She has a BS in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont.

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