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 ZAMBRANO, CARMEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,757.94 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMENEY, MARYANN G Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $56,757.84 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, DANIEL C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,757.54 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKIN, ZACHARY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,757.43 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,757.27 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSCHEWSKE, JOSHUA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,756.73 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARIA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,756.53 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, ADAM H Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $56,756.50 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZOVERINO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,756.47 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HEATHER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,756.46 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,756.25 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FREDRICK D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,756.23 Date 10/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SARAH K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,756.21 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTWICK, EILEEN H Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $56,755.93 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,755.92 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, SHEILA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,755.91 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLEY, JASON L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,755.84 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RYAN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,755.78 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRASTA, REGINA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,755.64 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JUDY L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $56,754.84 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, CHARLES A.JR Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,754.62 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TYLER B Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $56,754.45 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZKE, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $56,754.28 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, PAUL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,754.05 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIK, JOHN T Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $56,753.90 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $56,753.83 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCINA, NICOLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,753.58 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, FRANK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,753.10 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, LAUTARO E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,752.90 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, SCOTT R Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $56,752.59 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, OSCAR N Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $56,752.56 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CHARMAINE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,752.41 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, RACHAEL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,752.34 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORAKOWSKI, KIM M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $56,752.23 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, MARY P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,752.15 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, SHERRI L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,751.97 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, COLIN K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $56,751.90 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, MEGAN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,751.46 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD R Employer name Madison County Amount $56,751.37 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCAS, SAMESON Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,750.72 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, ANTONIO F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,750.05 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKENEY, TERESE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $56,749.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, JOHN S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,749.58 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, MELISSA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,749.11 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, STACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,749.06 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MAURICE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $56,749.00 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENCHIK, JOHN R Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $56,748.89 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MELISSA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,747.97 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVONDET, KYLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,747.93 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, CORY R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,747.78 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MARVIN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,747.60 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILEMOBAYO, ROTIMI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,747.41 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KIMBERLY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,747.20 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,747.05 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, LACRYSTAL V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,747.00 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIEMER, ANTONIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $56,746.36 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MITCHELL Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $56,745.91 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, DENISE A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $56,745.69 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CARLOS T Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $56,745.36 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVACHKA, RANDY J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $56,745.20 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA-SAVAGLIO, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Chester Amount $56,744.79 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREAU, BRIAN EDWARD Employer name Warren County Amount $56,744.59 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ANNE S Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $56,744.53 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHEIMER, PAUL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,744.27 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JUDITH S Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $56,744.07 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,743.91 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, RONY Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,743.91 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUFSEN, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,743.79 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEDIDIAH T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,743.78 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYOU, TONYA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,743.73 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JEREMY M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $56,743.67 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURBACKI, JOHN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,743.64 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSEL, JOYCE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,743.60 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGUERA-RODRIGUEZ, ANA V Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $56,743.17 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, DARLENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,743.07 Date 05/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, BEVERLY A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,743.05 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCOLA, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,742.91 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,742.76 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, YAEL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $56,742.60 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSK, SUSANNA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $56,742.27 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KORIE K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,742.14 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALANOVICH, CINDY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,742.11 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, YOLANDA G Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,742.09 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, BYRON Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $56,741.88 Date 05/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, MICHAEL W Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $56,741.66 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINEZ, RENE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $56,741.47 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC JURY, KIM Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,741.28 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ARMAN, DAVID W Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,741.14 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, DAWN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,740.94 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, EDWARD W Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $56,740.90 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMERMUTH, KEITH B Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $56,740.87 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANLOUIS, YVES Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,740.64 Date 08/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, GEORGE R Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $56,740.47 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EVELYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,740.33 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,740.21 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, SUNDAY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,740.18 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, CHERYL S Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $56,740.02 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,739.93 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ANGELA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,739.91 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, TAMMY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,739.75 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System