Photo: Courtesy of SUNY Downstate
594 New York State employees make more than $300,000 a year in total compensation. Thirteen of them earn more than $500,000 a year.And you, the taxpayer, probably haven’t heard of any of them.
These fun facts come from our New York state worker salary database.
The top earners include professors and administrators at SUNY. The guy who earned the most last year was the former Men’s Basketball head coach at SUNY Binghamton. He took the team to the NCAA tournament, but resigned with a $1.2 million settlement after being involved in a scandal.
Professor and Former Chairman of the SUNY Downstate Department of Surgery*
Zenilman made $624,300 in 2010
*Zenilman is now vice chair and regional director of surgery for Johns Hopkins Medicine.
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