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 ZARGAROVA, ANZHELA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $67,470.40 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, BRIAN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,470.40 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIK M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $67,470.19 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONRADO, FRANCIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,470.09 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALO, JOSEPH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,470.05 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,469.59 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, CATHERINE A Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $67,469.24 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSARO, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,469.09 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, HEIDI I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,469.09 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EILEEN T Employer name Albany County Amount $67,468.79 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPIEC, CHESTER P Employer name Town of Union Amount $67,468.75 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZYCK, TERESA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,468.51 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ERIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,468.26 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZI, JOSEPH L Employer name Erie County Amount $67,467.97 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JESSICA J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,467.80 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, ERIN L Employer name Albany County Amount $67,467.61 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOFER, STEPHEN Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $67,467.18 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,467.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ANTHONY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,467.12 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JOSEPH D Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,467.05 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIA, MARY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,465.89 Date 03/15/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, DEBRA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,465.54 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $67,465.30 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, DONALD P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $67,465.28 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, HENRY D, III Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,465.09 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGNOLI, BRIAN C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,464.75 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHEILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,464.60 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRAS, SUSAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,464.31 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,463.80 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,463.30 Date 03/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MICHAEL W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,462.93 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRY, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,462.65 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSO, JOSEPH J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $67,462.40 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, YASHICA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,462.28 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $67,462.11 Date 09/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, HELENE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $67,462.02 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $67,461.72 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, ANGELA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,461.70 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFFT, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,461.61 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VERONICA Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,461.48 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLING, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $67,461.36 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERTA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,460.82 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JEFFREY A, SR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $67,460.75 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LINDA R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,460.61 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JOSE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,460.50 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, PATRICIA H Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $67,460.50 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,460.48 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKRIDGE, EMILY F Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,460.28 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPRE, JAMES Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $67,459.84 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKORE, PRITIBALA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $67,459.83 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROBERT F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,459.68 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,459.49 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SAM Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $67,459.20 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSER, ANDREA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $67,459.00 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $67,458.39 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRASI, MARIA Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $67,458.29 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POALO, RICK D Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $67,457.60 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,457.37 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, MARIA C Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,457.26 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATHLEEN M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $67,457.21 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,457.08 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, SHARON G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,456.86 Date 07/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JUDY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,456.80 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MIERI, STEVEN V Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,456.66 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,456.30 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMANN, THOMAS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,456.18 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWN, SCOTT C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $67,456.12 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DUSTIN A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $67,455.95 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, PHILLIP LEON Employer name Jefferson County Amount $67,455.82 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BOBBY Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,455.67 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JUNIOR A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,455.18 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, ROSANN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $67,454.72 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, JHONNY E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,454.60 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, ROBERT J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,454.00 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHER, JACLYN F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,453.82 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ABIGAIL L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $67,453.82 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, ANGELA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,453.82 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZEL, MARK E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,453.82 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, JOHN F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $67,453.82 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RITA T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,453.82 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAWN J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $67,453.82 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, BERNADETTE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $67,453.82 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, JAMES E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,453.50 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, EUGENE M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $67,453.00 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, KEITH Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $67,452.45 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TERESA K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,452.32 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCO, ROBERT M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,451.92 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSSBER, STEPHEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,451.89 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, JOHN P Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,451.80 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUFF, KIM Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,451.56 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,451.44 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $67,451.04 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,450.62 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, TARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,450.06 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JENNIFER L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,448.66 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SCOTT A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $67,448.02 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, YVONNE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,447.92 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, DOMINICK J Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,447.86 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICK, SHAWN C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,447.84 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCALL, BENJAMIN S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,447.78 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System