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 ZAMBITO, BECKY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,816.88 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JULIOUS E, SR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,816.76 Date 07/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LATIYA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,816.75 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECHTL, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,816.62 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, STACEY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,816.32 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAR, MARGIE L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $62,816.21 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,816.19 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIONFERO, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $62,815.98 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELHAS, EDWARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,815.53 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, JASON A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,815.28 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, JADIAN R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,814.05 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MATTHEW W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,814.00 Date 12/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPI, DONNA E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $62,813.56 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACASA, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,813.27 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEPKO, JAMES M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,813.09 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DANIEL Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $62,812.73 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SALLY K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,812.40 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, THUESTON Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,812.23 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYGIEL, ANGELA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,812.08 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KAREN L Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $62,811.58 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEISS, MARK E, JR Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $62,811.57 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGER, LISA A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $62,811.33 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, INES Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $62,811.24 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPCHAK, ERIC J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,811.16 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JULIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $62,811.00 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ROBERT J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $62,810.82 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, GABRIEL T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $62,810.78 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARULLO, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $62,810.72 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENG, RUI JUN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,810.51 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, CHERYL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,810.32 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLO, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,810.32 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, PAUL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,810.32 Date 01/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRA, JAMES V Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $62,810.22 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LEO P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,810.16 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETT, ANDREA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,809.84 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, JAMES P Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,809.84 Date 07/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEANETTE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,809.58 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, DINA C Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $62,808.88 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERNALE, SHEILA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,808.18 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARFAGLIA, DANIEL T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,807.95 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBOTT, KELLY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,807.82 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $62,807.80 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLEWSKI, LINDA B Employer name Holland CSD Amount $62,807.63 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, KATHRYN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,807.60 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENFELD, CHAYA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $62,807.59 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NORMAN C, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,807.51 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CURTO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,806.45 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIN, JILL M Employer name Orange County Amount $62,806.40 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSTIE, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,805.97 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TEMPE M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,805.97 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, BRIAN E Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $62,805.74 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOCKO, EDWARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,805.49 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIN, TADEUSZ Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,805.46 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAGG, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,805.42 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CLAY B Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $62,805.41 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,805.27 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZKOWSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,804.97 Date 03/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSKOOG, ARTHUR H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $62,804.86 Date 09/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANSKI-SEYMOUR, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,804.56 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JILL S Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,804.52 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, MICHAEL F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,804.17 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, KARENE T Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,804.12 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, DARRIN L Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $62,803.92 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL SAWAH, FRANCES Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,803.88 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,803.82 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAFORD, LISA D Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $62,803.61 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, LISA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,802.99 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JUSTIN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,802.83 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORREVOETS, BENJAMIN A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,802.32 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,802.23 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISCIONE, KATIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,802.09 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, NAUJOT P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,801.82 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, WILLIAM H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,801.67 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,801.62 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFONTANT, ANTOINETTE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $62,801.56 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, JOSEPH E Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $62,801.26 Date 04/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, DEBRA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,801.15 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,800.93 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNEY, BLAKE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,800.90 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,800.65 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENNA, MATTHEW T Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $62,799.59 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TAJ A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,799.36 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Albany County Amount $62,799.35 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, STEVEN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $62,799.27 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, THOMAS Employer name City of Auburn Amount $62,798.85 Date 01/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, RONALD J, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,798.56 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, BRANDY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,798.44 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, BARBARA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,798.43 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, CONNOR W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $62,798.36 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, THOMAS J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $62,798.22 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, KRISTEN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,798.18 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, RACHEL C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,797.66 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CHERYL B Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,797.41 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, DOROTHY S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,797.15 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLE-BLAHA, DIANE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,797.15 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, ANTONIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,797.02 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLER, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,796.78 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, VINCENT S Employer name Genesee County Amount $62,796.67 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, WAYNE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,796.65 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDGEN, LENOX A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $62,796.43 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System