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 ZEGARELLI, GARY J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $54,950.58 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JASON L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,950.53 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZEE, DESIREE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,950.52 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACGILLIVRAY, BETH A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,950.40 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ERIC C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $54,950.28 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DELANO R M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $54,950.28 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WESLEY K Employer name NYC Judges Amount $54,950.28 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALK, MELODY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,950.18 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIOVANNI, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,950.14 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDIS, PAUL M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,950.02 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAOGWUGWU, JOSEPH C.W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,949.67 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK C.T. Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $54,949.56 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGITORE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,949.28 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LAURA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $54,949.14 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $54,948.71 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERLIN, DAVID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,948.50 Date 05/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RAMON G Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $54,948.27 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, PRITESH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $54,947.89 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, GREGORY D Employer name Erie County Amount $54,947.75 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNE, STANLEY E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,947.51 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT E Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $54,947.26 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUU, JENNIFER E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,946.95 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, ANITA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,946.84 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LISA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,946.83 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFKA, REBECCA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,946.63 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, BRUCE G Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $54,946.60 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, BARBARA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,946.51 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS-PAPA, LESLIE-ANN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,946.48 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO, MARTHA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,946.44 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNERS, KEITH M Employer name Fulton County Amount $54,946.03 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOLI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,945.92 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JUDITH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,945.92 Date 02/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANI, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $54,945.79 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, RONALD Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,945.61 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISANO, MARIA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $54,945.53 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AARON Q Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,945.46 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGIE, JAMES H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,945.28 Date 11/09/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, MAUREEN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,945.24 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JASON A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,945.21 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, JUSTIN P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,945.15 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, PATRICK G Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $54,944.35 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,944.32 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, REBECCA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,943.65 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, DIANA L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,943.65 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,943.35 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHI, ROBERT, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $54,943.33 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSHAL, JULIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $54,943.27 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ALICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,943.09 Date 01/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, RED Z R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,943.00 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, ZACHERY T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,942.81 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JOHN K, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $54,942.76 Date 07/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, MARINA, MRS Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,942.75 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,942.73 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, GEORGE HALL Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $54,942.60 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ACQUISTO, JOSEPH F, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,942.43 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $54,942.39 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN OYAN, VERNON J, JR Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $54,942.39 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, HELENE M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $54,942.25 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLEY, MEAGEN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,942.21 Date 08/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRUNO, JOHN PAUL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,942.05 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, BRIAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,942.02 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,941.93 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KAYLA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,941.54 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, AMY MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,941.44 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, RANDY S Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $54,941.35 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, KELLY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,940.99 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGEFRIDA, PHILIP A Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,940.95 Date 06/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, KRISTINA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,940.79 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALET, TIMOTHY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,940.70 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, NATHAN N Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,940.43 Date 01/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, MARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,940.25 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATCHLEY, DAVID E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,939.43 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOINSKI, CONSUELO Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $54,939.10 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, MARY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,938.81 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $54,938.80 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DORIS Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $54,938.75 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINES, HAROLD, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,938.36 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPINTO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,938.17 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $54,938.07 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, RICHARD B, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,937.32 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RONALD Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,937.32 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, KYLE C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $54,937.15 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRACIOLETT, MATTHEW T Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,937.05 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,936.76 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, JESSE L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,936.70 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MEREDITH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,936.56 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, LEIGH E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,936.48 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, NANCY L Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $54,936.24 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STACY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,936.14 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $54,935.72 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLL, CHARLES E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,935.48 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,935.28 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHAM, ALTON A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,935.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIO, CHARLES G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,934.96 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, CALEGERO Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,934.62 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,934.11 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, WARD J Employer name Lewis County Amount $54,933.92 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DIANE C Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $54,933.90 Date 10/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, PAULA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,933.13 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, STEPHEN D Employer name Washington County Amount $54,932.78 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System