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 ZELLER, DEBORAH G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,370.48 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JEANNE L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,369.87 Date 09/11/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCONE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $52,369.37 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTER, THOMAS F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,369.20 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, PAUL Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,369.20 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN-BRETZIN, MAUREEN E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,369.18 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KATHLEEN K Employer name Greene County Amount $52,369.16 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KRISTEN L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,369.07 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JULIANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,368.48 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RHONDA L Employer name Warren Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $52,368.48 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, LESTER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,368.37 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENLON, NANCY A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $52,368.08 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSAN D Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,367.92 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERICE, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $52,367.62 Date 01/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUSTAFORT, PEGUY M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,367.39 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MICHAEL F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,367.26 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $52,367.12 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GREGORIO, PATRICIA L Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $52,366.60 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, KRISTIE L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $52,366.52 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ANDREW R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,366.50 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRINO, CARL P Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $52,366.20 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORA, JACLYN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $52,365.57 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, KEELEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,365.45 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DOUCEUR, PAULETTE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,365.37 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERMAN, CHARLES B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,365.17 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, GLENN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $52,365.11 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDASH, JAKE A Employer name City of Troy Amount $52,365.09 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, MARY SUE Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,365.05 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,364.84 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, JENNIFER R Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $52,364.81 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, SHERIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,364.41 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDZILO, STEVEN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,364.37 Date 07/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONUOHA, MICHAEL O Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,364.11 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, DALE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,363.52 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, RANDAL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,363.42 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, P CORY Employer name Milford CSD Amount $52,363.35 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,362.25 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,362.23 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,362.19 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MILLON, DARLENE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,362.00 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, LAURA J Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $52,362.00 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JUDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,361.96 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSOUR, SHERIF S Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.93 Date 04/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDER, DIANE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.86 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB-CARR, MARY FRANCES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.83 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYLER, GREGORY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.79 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKAM, SABRA W Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.79 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, FLORENCE Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,361.76 Date 07/08/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNELL, ARVID H Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $52,361.63 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, HELEN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $52,361.60 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,361.52 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JILL C Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $52,361.50 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMALEWICZ, MARTIN R Employer name Albany County Amount $52,361.49 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHARDT, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $52,361.35 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHLER, ROBERT C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,361.33 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-GULLATT, BELINDA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,361.14 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEEVE, SARAH E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,361.14 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGE L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $52,361.13 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROZA, DONNA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,360.95 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBERT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,360.86 Date 11/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSETT, KAREN A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $52,360.56 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,360.54 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PATRICIA E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $52,360.51 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, SUSAN SABOURIN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $52,360.39 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBAULT, ROBBY ANN Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $52,360.03 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPKIN, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,359.88 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JANINE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,359.88 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MATHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,359.88 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIS, JOSE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,359.88 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,359.88 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, MARK Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,359.16 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEO, ROSEMARY Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $52,359.12 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORK, SHERRY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,358.98 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MALCOLM B Employer name Madison County Amount $52,358.95 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSULLIVAN, ZONY C Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,358.82 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $52,358.62 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, SEAN M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $52,358.59 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, ROBIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,358.47 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSETTE B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,358.32 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, SHARON A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,358.02 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, KYLE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,357.99 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, ROBIN Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $52,357.68 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ERIC Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,357.58 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIGMAN, ARLENE Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $52,357.50 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIURCO, SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,357.48 Date 06/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,357.42 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONGIS, CHARLES M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,357.42 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVLAKIS, STEVEN T Employer name Warren County Amount $52,357.34 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, LAURIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,357.28 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGHTON, MARY ANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,357.22 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $52,357.20 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASARAT, PAMELA D Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $52,357.00 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, KATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,356.98 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $52,356.47 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES DE OCA, SHAELA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,355.99 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMA, MURIEL S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,355.98 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTNOY, SANDRA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,355.94 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, FRANK E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $52,355.76 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, DEMETRIUS E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,355.49 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHNALEK, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Maine Amount $52,355.28 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System