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 WILLIAMS, SHEILA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,247.85 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELONKO, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,247.85 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAVID W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,247.84 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, BROOKE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,247.72 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, JANET M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,247.57 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $62,247.20 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES-BOGARDUS, TAMMY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,246.99 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAJAH S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,246.99 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEREK Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $62,246.89 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, RICKEY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,246.67 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDERT, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $62,246.42 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAROLINE L A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,246.40 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMMONS, GALE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,245.83 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,245.75 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMEDY, MATTHEW R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,245.00 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUMETZER, KEVIN C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $62,244.62 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, RICHARD P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,244.59 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, KEVIN T Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $62,244.47 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, SEAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,244.11 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, JOSEPH P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $62,244.03 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTZ, JENNA E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $62,243.93 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,243.58 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, BENJAMIN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,243.45 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, ROBERT A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,242.78 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-GUASP, HERMINIO Employer name Schoharie County Amount $62,242.72 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BOBBY LIN Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,242.42 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TROY A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $62,242.40 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,242.38 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,242.25 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, GREGORY W Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $62,242.09 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, KRISTINE G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,242.03 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, WARREN C, III Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,242.02 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBERT, JAMAHL J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,241.95 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KARL W Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $62,241.89 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, RONAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,241.76 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, SUZANNE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,241.68 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRON, ROSA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,241.61 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ESMERALDA Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,241.61 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIVEGNA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $62,241.45 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, JOSEPH J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $62,241.40 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ALLEN C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $62,241.27 Date 05/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, LISA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,241.19 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVACCA, JOANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,241.14 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELOW, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,240.86 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,240.86 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, VINCENT A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,240.75 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, ELENA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,240.17 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $62,240.16 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, JILL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,239.93 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODNICKI, THOMAS M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $62,238.99 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAZZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,238.88 Date 10/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, DEBRA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,238.70 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JEANNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,238.26 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTERELLI, KATHRIN Z Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,238.19 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIDORMI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PATRICK G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, BETH C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, CARYN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY-DIXON, AMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, XIAOMIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, ROSEMARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,237.80 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $62,237.53 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, PETER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,237.43 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOSHUA L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $62,237.07 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JOHN A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $62,237.07 Date 09/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINONI, BRIDGET M Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $62,237.00 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, MILLICENT G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,236.91 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LA TOYA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,236.73 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, ANTHONY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,236.69 Date 03/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, OLIN R, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $62,236.67 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURST, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,236.65 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, REBECCA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,236.22 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSBERG, JENNIFER P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,236.10 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, HAROLD S, II Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $62,235.94 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, JULI D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,235.47 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVEY, JOANNE P Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,235.33 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, PRISCILLA D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,235.31 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ARUNODAY Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,235.30 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DONALD J, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,235.24 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, MATHEW, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,235.05 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYE, MICHELE A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $62,234.96 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, STEVEN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,234.96 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MEAGAN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,234.80 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAWL, DANVILLE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,234.79 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZER, MICHAEL B Employer name Education Department Amount $62,234.27 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, KELVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,233.88 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSO, PHILLIP, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,233.33 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,233.17 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, LOK TUNG Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,233.16 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLA, ABDULLA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,233.10 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, CHRISTINA C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $62,232.78 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, RONALD P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,232.61 Date 06/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, SCOTT M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $62,232.50 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, KEVIN J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $62,232.12 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHARON K Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,232.00 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYBOTH, EVAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,231.58 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLI, MICHELLE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,231.41 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUQUETTE, ROBIN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,231.21 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, RICHARD J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,231.08 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, RHEA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,231.07 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System