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 ZORABEDIAN, MARIA P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $56,866.31 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, FRANCIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,866.14 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMANN, LEE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,866.14 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH-BROWN, NICOLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,866.12 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MINDY H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,866.00 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDWIN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,865.48 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SUZANNE G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,865.37 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, BARBARA C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,865.37 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MELISSA C Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $56,865.00 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JOSEPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,864.97 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNETT, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,864.53 Date 03/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, FRANK Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $56,864.49 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMES W Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $56,864.48 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SANDRA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,864.40 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSEPH N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,864.38 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,864.24 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, REGINA M Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $56,863.79 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NATISHA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $56,863.69 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, MICHAEL S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,863.57 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SCOTT L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,863.55 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURPIEWSKI, LISA A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $56,863.14 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTA, ANTONINO P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,862.77 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDTHRITE, TRACY S Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,862.74 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, CATHERINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,862.71 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, ANNE L Employer name Department of State Amount $56,862.70 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODESK, PATRICIA X Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,862.68 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, WENDY L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $56,862.62 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,862.50 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSTLER, PETER J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $56,862.35 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSO, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $56,862.34 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYCEK, BARBARA G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,862.20 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASOSKI, JEFFREY P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $56,861.88 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JACQUES F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,861.54 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENS, JEREMY V Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,861.47 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BETTY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,861.38 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, LISA Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,861.26 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, KHYM D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,860.92 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAKIR, ABDELGHAFOUR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,860.81 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSON, ELLEN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,860.67 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, STEPHEN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,860.46 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,860.20 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JEE HYUN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,859.96 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, GINA A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,859.89 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, MAUREEN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,859.74 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, NANCY D Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $56,859.66 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ANDREA L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $56,859.55 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTZ, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,859.49 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, HEATHER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,859.15 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRIGO, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,859.07 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, KIMKISHA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,858.99 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSKOPF, DOUGLASS E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $56,858.98 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, AARON J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,858.81 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBELLA, ANTHONY M Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $56,858.80 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIDO, ANDREW W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $56,858.73 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LINDA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,858.61 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZUBOWSKI, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $56,858.56 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, DOMINICK Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,858.51 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, MATTHEW E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $56,858.20 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, EDNA I Employer name Erie County Amount $56,857.55 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, FITZY G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,857.37 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,857.18 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JASON B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,857.17 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, PATTI ANN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,857.00 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, AMANDA I Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $56,856.66 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, MARK C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,856.32 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, RONALD A, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $56,856.30 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGA, PAULETTE A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,856.17 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, LAUREN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,856.07 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBE, HELEN E Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $56,856.07 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDEL, AMELIA K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,855.98 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,855.60 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOCH, DONALD A, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $56,855.58 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTH, REBECCA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,855.31 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GRANT L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,855.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DEBORAH S Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $56,854.87 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, DAVID W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $56,854.84 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, STEVEN A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $56,854.84 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEILLE, ROBERT R Employer name Essex County Amount $56,854.75 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, THOMAS R Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $56,854.69 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANK J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $56,854.68 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, MICHELLE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $56,854.66 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KIRK Employer name Madison County Amount $56,854.65 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELEANOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,854.56 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, LISA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,854.49 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ADAM R Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,853.69 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $56,853.48 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, TIMOTHY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,853.47 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUTH, JANET M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,853.10 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, SCOTT J Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $56,852.90 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICK, ROBYN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $56,852.80 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, MICHAEL S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,852.70 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILAND, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,852.70 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SANTIAGO R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,852.69 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILVERTON, KADY B Employer name Education Department Amount $56,851.87 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, DAGOBERTO I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,851.79 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JEREMY C Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $56,851.50 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORI, DAVID A Employer name Town of Dover Amount $56,851.29 Date 04/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VERONICA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $56,851.14 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, JAMES W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,850.97 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DARLENE A W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,850.95 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System