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 ZIMMERMAN, ELLEN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $48,148.07 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, SARAH A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,148.07 Date 12/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRODOSKI, MELISSA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,148.07 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLY, AMY JO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,148.07 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RE, KAREN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,148.07 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TINA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,148.07 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBEAU, VICKIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,148.07 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGE, TERESA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,148.07 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, REGINA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,148.07 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, KAREN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $48,148.07 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, JOANN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $48,148.07 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, MARY T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 10/23/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, RICHARD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, BARBARA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, VICTORIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORTUNE, MICHELE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CASSANDRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, THOMAS F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERAKIS, LORI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CANDICE HART Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 11/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JEFFREY W, SR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORSOLA, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHTOWSKI, ERIC M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,148.07 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPP, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Perth Amount $48,147.74 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $48,147.63 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIFOLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,147.56 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DALE P Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,147.10 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOHN A Employer name Madison County Amount $48,146.85 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, THOMAS A, II Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $48,146.61 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPGOOD, TRINA M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $48,145.98 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, RICHARD D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,145.83 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, RALPH K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,145.82 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EDUARDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,145.77 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, WEI Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,145.62 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, JUDY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,145.47 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDU-BROWN, VENIS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,145.43 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $48,145.30 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOWITZ, JOSEPH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $48,145.06 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER, EDWARD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,145.00 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,144.95 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, NATALIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,144.75 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBBERS, MARY F Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $48,144.68 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGRONIO, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,144.56 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, JAMES J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,144.47 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEY, TOWANDA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $48,144.31 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROSALYN N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,144.28 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, DANIEL P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $48,144.12 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGRABER, MARK E Employer name Town of Groton Amount $48,143.42 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $48,143.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, JESSICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,143.35 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHL, MARLA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,143.26 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, BRIAN P Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $48,142.67 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICEWICZ, DAWN B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,142.60 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, FRANK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,142.58 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JANICE M Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $48,142.49 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, EILEEN M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $48,142.40 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYSTRAK, KRISTOFER R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,142.34 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOH, ABDUL AMADU Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,142.29 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, KARON E Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $48,142.12 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, MARLENE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,141.82 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $48,141.60 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ARNOLD R Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,141.59 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, SHARON E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $48,141.44 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JUNE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,141.19 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, XUAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,141.14 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DEBRA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,141.06 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, AIMEE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,140.35 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, TINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,140.00 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ANDREA C Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $48,139.85 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, SHEILA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,139.55 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOORAM, CATHLEEN A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $48,139.32 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, LAURA L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $48,139.32 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOKE, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $48,139.18 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROBSMITH, THOMAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,138.81 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, MAGDALENA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,138.17 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENGA, JOSEPH Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $48,138.16 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, KIMBERLY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,138.11 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMEISTER, THEODORE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,137.85 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIE, MATTHEW R Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $48,137.85 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUSO, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,137.71 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROSEMARY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $48,137.42 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUGLIANO, DOLORES Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,137.28 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVIV, GAIL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,137.28 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURADO, BLANCA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,137.28 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZELLA, MARGARET Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,136.93 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, KESUNE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $48,136.90 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDRO, COLLEEN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $48,136.70 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DALE V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,136.65 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFTIC, GREGORY S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,136.55 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRT, TIMOTHY D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,136.50 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $48,136.42 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAN, PAUL Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,135.98 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,135.82 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, GARY A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $48,135.74 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $48,135.60 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PETER S Employer name Town of Webb Amount $48,135.53 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTAFF, BRIDGETT C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,135.40 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, REBECCA L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $48,135.19 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SIOBHAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,135.16 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUHU, MAHEY MUHAMMED Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $48,135.10 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System