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 ZWILINSKE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,069.58 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,069.16 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, VINCENNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,068.91 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,068.87 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNEL, ALAN J Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $47,068.79 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLACO, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,068.77 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIELLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,068.65 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNOLA, SUSAN L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $47,068.58 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELUDKO, DMYTRO Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $47,068.36 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $47,068.24 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURT, JOY V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,068.21 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, FRANCES EM Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,068.19 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, RICHARD L Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $47,067.93 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KIM Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,067.68 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, MARK G Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,067.65 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, NANCY J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $47,067.13 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHOUSE, COLLEEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,067.05 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNERMAN, RASHEE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,066.91 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTT, ERIC S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,066.89 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, SUSAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,066.89 Date 03/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEE, BARBARA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,066.89 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MARY E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $47,066.89 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,066.89 Date 05/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TOVA P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,066.89 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREMS, DENNIS C, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,066.89 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, PHILIP F, III Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,066.89 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, WILLIAM G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,066.89 Date 04/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLOW, LORI A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,066.89 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, HOMER A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,066.89 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONISKI, JANICE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,066.89 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, KYLE R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $47,066.89 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,066.89 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWARD E, III Employer name Town of Verona Amount $47,066.88 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOENIGK, MARGARET T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,066.83 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, KEVEN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,066.70 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, LISA F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,066.66 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, FREDERICK F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,066.61 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, VICTORIA F Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,066.29 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, SARAH N Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,066.13 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREW, LAUREN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $47,065.98 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WAYNE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,065.95 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, HARRY T Employer name Orange County Amount $47,065.82 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, KAREN A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $47,065.71 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Albany County Amount $47,065.42 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,065.33 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS-ST HILAIRE, FAITH J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,065.31 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMER, MELISSA Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $47,065.18 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODIO, BETH S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,065.15 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAY, KYLE L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $47,065.13 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, XAVIER F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $47,064.51 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DAWN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,064.33 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DAVID A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,064.33 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENAS, YVONNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,064.12 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JANIS R Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $47,063.32 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, CONNOR-EVIN F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,063.31 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, OLIVIA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $47,063.22 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEDLER, JASON C Employer name Medina CSD Amount $47,062.99 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANTHONY J Employer name Medina CSD Amount $47,062.99 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, LORI R Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,062.86 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENTS, ANDREW Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,062.70 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,062.68 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, HILLARY Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,062.64 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,062.46 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAUTO, MELANIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,062.35 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGO, NORA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,062.16 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARTO E Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,061.97 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJAVE, SUSAN N Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $47,061.95 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERK, LISA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,061.82 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, LISA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,061.71 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MATTHEW D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,061.55 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, EDWARD J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $47,061.37 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, SUZANNE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,061.21 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, BRUCE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $47,061.17 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $47,061.06 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMANTI, DENISE L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,061.04 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, JOHN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,060.97 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHARD, MARY LYNN A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $47,060.88 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, JUDITH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,060.84 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, DARCY J Employer name Orleans County Amount $47,060.65 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCONTIERI, DONNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,060.63 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SONYA T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $47,060.37 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, ANTHONY R Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $47,060.28 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSTADT, MARGERY E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,060.17 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JEANNE M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $47,060.05 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGSTAD, RHETT S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,060.03 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHANNAN, JINCY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,059.75 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, BETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,059.57 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ERIN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,059.49 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RYAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,059.44 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, KATIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,059.43 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, KARRIE M Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $47,059.22 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MONA Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $47,059.11 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,058.96 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUL, JACQUELINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,058.78 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMON, LARRY T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,058.71 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGIA, DAVID J Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,058.39 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYGANT, REY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,058.39 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, MARILYN G Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $47,058.24 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, TRACEY E Employer name Orange County Amount $47,058.13 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, SHEILA B Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $47,057.78 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System