Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.83
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2023

STARS v2.2

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.99 / 3.00 Rebecca Hoda Kearse
Executive People Officer
Human Resources
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
24.54 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):

Does the institution have significant contractors with employees that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Abby Lane Housing Corporation, a subsidiary of the ESF College Foundation contracts with Greystar Real Estate Partners to operate the ESF residence hall, Centennial Hall. Greystar provides eight permanent full time staff members to operate and maintain the building.

Five of the eight (62.5%) full time staff earn a local living wage above $24.23 per hour. Greystar does not employee any permanent part-time staff. (There are temporary part-time student staff in the building that earn the required minimum wage.)

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):

Total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time or full-time employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
100 percent

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:

Lowest annual salary, in hourly equivalent is $15.70/hour. 63.71% fringe benefit rate = $25.70 an hour (including benefits). This includes health insurance, dental, vision, vacation and sick accruals.

Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data excludes student employees

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