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 ZOUNEK, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,436.47 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JASON P Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,436.28 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COURTNEY E J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,436.23 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,436.21 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBATE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $44,435.90 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKENBAKER, RONALD F Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,435.88 Date 01/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, PAULINE E Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $44,435.87 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ERIC W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,435.83 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, SANDRA Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,435.61 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DEBRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,435.52 Date 01/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKENDALL, CLAUDIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,435.18 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MELISSA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,434.91 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIK, PAVEL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,434.90 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES T Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,434.46 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, WUSLY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,434.06 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MCAFFREY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,433.93 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNINI, SUSAN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $44,433.90 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLAND, LESLIE J Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $44,433.27 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, FREDERICK A, II Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,433.20 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MICHELE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,433.20 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISS, ANDREW C Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $44,433.12 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHERIL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,433.08 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LISA B Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,433.02 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPOROWSKI, GARY S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,432.36 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, JAMES P Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,432.34 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $44,431.84 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZYK, DARYL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,431.62 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KATHERINE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $44,431.40 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBARDI, LARRY A Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $44,431.22 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIETZMANN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Florida Amount $44,430.96 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JEFFREY T Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,430.81 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, MATTHEW J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,430.78 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDINGTON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $44,430.75 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, PAMELA JO Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,430.66 Date 07/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUESER, KATHRYN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,430.56 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBOUGH, LUCINDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,430.35 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CAROLE T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,430.08 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNING, EDWARD T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,429.91 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRITTNEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,429.88 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAS, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $44,429.57 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, WADE M Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $44,429.45 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $44,429.28 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, MICHAEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,429.25 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDENHALL, DAVID L, JR Employer name Village of Fair Haven Amount $44,429.24 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKS, LISA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,429.23 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, DENISE R Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $44,429.15 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $44,429.14 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, STEPHEN L Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,429.06 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,428.97 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,428.94 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILL, LINDA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,428.94 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,428.93 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, KATHLEEN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,428.89 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $44,428.77 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CANDICE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $44,428.50 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, PATRICIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,428.49 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHVIL, TRAVIS J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $44,428.49 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, STEPHANIE J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,428.40 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, JACLYN S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,428.25 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVET, PRINCE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,428.06 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMY, ROSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,427.98 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, TIMOTHY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,427.87 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, MARY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,427.75 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JULIE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,427.64 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, TORRENCE D Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,427.54 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACEK, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Union Amount $44,427.34 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKIRTZIS, NICHOLAS Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $44,427.34 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLL, JOSEPH L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $44,427.33 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, ROBERT F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,427.17 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ROBERT E Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $44,427.01 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SHAUN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,427.00 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, MARI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,427.00 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TRACY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,426.92 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, HEATHER A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,426.91 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, BARTON D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,426.77 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CODI A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $44,426.58 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARIA B Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,426.57 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GARRISE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,426.33 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCALA, CARL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,426.32 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCANTE, DEBRA A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,426.09 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,425.82 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTENTHAL, MATTHEW D Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,425.64 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDISH, MICHELE A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,425.51 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSEMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $44,425.30 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, FRANK J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,425.14 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON DUMAS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,425.05 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLSON, MIGUEL C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $44,425.01 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, NOELLE Employer name Erie County Amount $44,424.79 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWIN, THOMAS E, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,424.59 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WANDA L Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $44,424.53 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, VICKI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,424.49 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $44,424.40 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, JENNIFER B Employer name Education Department Amount $44,424.22 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUIS, KYLE E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $44,424.16 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, GLENN L, JR Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $44,424.16 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAIACO, EMMETT R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $44,423.95 Date 12/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDI, KAE E Employer name Broome County Amount $44,423.84 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIN, PAMELA C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,423.76 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $44,423.76 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICCHIONE, LAURIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,423.60 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System