What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name ZILINSKA, GALINA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $72,224.37 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $72,224.28 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTENGALE, CAROL D Employer name Afton CSD Amount $72,223.72 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMON, SHOWKAT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,223.66 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHL, ROBERT J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $72,223.63 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHELE L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $72,223.46 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHINE, ALISON C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,223.33 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, SCOTT R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,223.24 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGETEMEYR, ELISABETH M Employer name Education Department Amount $72,223.19 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HEIDI J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $72,223.14 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECHSLER, GAIL R Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,223.10 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZANO, ABBY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,222.90 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,222.90 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PRADE, MOLLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,222.90 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLAN, TERESA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,222.90 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,222.90 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,222.90 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DAVID S Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,222.88 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMENZO, JAMES Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,222.81 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIMBERLI J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,222.46 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JEANNINE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,222.02 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,221.88 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CALVIN Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $72,221.71 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKEL, ANDREW D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,221.33 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNSTILL, DOUGLAS S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,220.47 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVYDOV, ALEKSEY S Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $72,220.31 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JOSHUA J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,220.07 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JEREMY J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $72,219.97 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHILL, TERRANCE P Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,219.95 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, KRISTY L Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $72,219.95 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLIER, JASON D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,219.71 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, DAVID R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,219.58 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROVIO, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,219.57 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EHRENBERG, DEBRA L Employer name Education Department Amount $72,219.47 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRENNAN P Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $72,219.40 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSOW, ANGELIA P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,219.40 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'APRIX, KAREN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,219.40 Date 09/30/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, REID A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,219.37 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DON VITO, JOHN M, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,219.06 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, PAIGE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,218.98 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,218.98 Date 08/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, SHAWN P Employer name Albany County Amount $72,218.65 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORNA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,218.57 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBART, JESSICA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,218.27 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, MARILYN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,217.96 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLIGER, KERIANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,217.82 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $72,217.68 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, HOWARD O, V Employer name Genesee County Amount $72,216.82 Date 03/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, LOUISE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,216.66 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, ALANA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,216.20 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISPIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,216.11 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVANCHER, CARRIE M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $72,215.60 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAETH, KATHERINE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,215.60 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, KEITH Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,215.55 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, JAMES V Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $72,215.52 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTINO, JOHN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $72,215.50 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKELSCHERER, ANN E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,214.95 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLO, PEGGY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,214.69 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIGH, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,214.37 Date 05/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, SCOTT P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,213.83 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JEANNE M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $72,213.43 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,212.93 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHUR, SHOBHA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,212.64 Date 04/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, TOMMY J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $72,212.52 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, AMANDA J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,212.36 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUENZ, MARC Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,212.33 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, DEBORAH M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,212.30 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRITELLO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,211.93 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WATERS, ALICE P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,211.61 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA RIN, THOMAS N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,211.60 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN V Employer name Orange County Amount $72,211.33 Date 11/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, FLOYD E, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,210.79 Date 03/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KANIESHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,210.63 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, ALESSANDRO F Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $72,210.14 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCUS, DENA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,209.88 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, CLAIRE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,209.35 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, CATHERINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $72,209.32 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,208.85 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSAM, DARLENE M Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $72,208.83 Date 11/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TRAGLIA, JOHN P Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,208.57 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, STEVEN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,208.53 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JOHN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,208.15 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON BUSKIRK, ROBERT L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,207.62 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DOUGLAS P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $72,207.60 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, AUSTIN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,207.50 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, VICTOR C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,207.33 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,207.32 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, RANDY MASON Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,207.03 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAGUERA, BELKYS V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,206.84 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, ERIC J Employer name Madison County Amount $72,206.49 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAN, JASON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,206.36 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDERS, ANDRE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,206.31 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, MARK D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,206.01 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLICKI, HENRY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,206.00 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $72,205.90 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, LUKE C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,205.68 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, JAMES A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $72,205.63 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $72,205.51 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARBY, BRITT R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,205.34 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, TODD W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $72,205.27 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System