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 ZAHIROVICH, MAXWELL M Employer name Broome County Amount $43,443.79 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKESELL, ERIN E Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,443.69 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLINO, JOEL C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,443.68 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES V Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,442.88 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, TRACEY S Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,442.78 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERZINO, FRANK J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,442.69 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, PAMELA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,442.38 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALERIE C Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,442.23 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, WILLIAM R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,442.20 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKUS, KAYLEY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,442.13 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBNER, SARAH K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,442.07 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, ROXANNE Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,441.53 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTRAY, VIOLET J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,441.50 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE T Employer name Town of Vienna Amount $43,441.24 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRAIG R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,441.03 Date 10/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATASHITA, GARY P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,441.01 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUBINO, MARIA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,440.90 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,440.16 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, YVETTE M Employer name Department of State Amount $43,440.12 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, COLLIN, IV Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,439.89 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,439.75 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNN MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,439.75 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MORTEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,439.62 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LISA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,439.50 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JO ANN L Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $43,439.47 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, BRIAN R D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $43,439.40 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHER, JAMES D Employer name Town of Greenwood Amount $43,439.31 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, DARLENE E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $43,439.22 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAZMINES, VICENTE F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,439.19 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESKY, JOANNE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $43,438.85 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARNS, LINDA D Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $43,438.85 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIL, CASEY L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $43,438.63 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,438.60 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANGENETTE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,438.59 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFF, JAMIE D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,438.58 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN DRESAR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $43,438.51 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZO, LORI A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $43,438.50 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, JOYCE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $43,438.50 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARINE, ROBERT D Employer name Alden CSD Amount $43,438.50 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $43,438.48 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KEVIN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,438.34 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, SHERRY H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,438.23 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,438.14 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, SEAN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $43,438.01 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ASHALEE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,437.56 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DIVITT, SHANE M Employer name Town of Portville Amount $43,437.41 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREUS, SAINT-HELENE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,437.06 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, DANNY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,436.93 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANCK, JACOB M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,436.48 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, EMILY I Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,436.46 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, LAURA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,436.41 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDACI, LAURA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,436.27 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACKER, DAWN Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,436.07 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, NANCY S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $43,435.68 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, ROBERT P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,435.65 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, ROBINE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,435.64 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, FRANK T Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $43,435.51 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LORI L Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,435.48 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $43,435.39 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRARY, JEFFERY R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,435.34 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, BLANTON E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,435.28 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, HEATHER K Employer name Erie County Amount $43,435.15 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, HEATHER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,434.90 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANTHONY D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,434.73 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, ANNE K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,434.58 Date 08/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGA, CAMILLE A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $43,434.46 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, DELBERT C, JR Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $43,434.39 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, WESLEY T Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $43,434.20 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, JOSEPH L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,434.15 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAS, RONDA C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.90 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGES, LINDA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.89 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, AMY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.88 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KAREN A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.65 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECOR, SUSAN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.46 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKNOR, BETH E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,433.44 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITSTIFER, DENNIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,433.42 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SEAN P Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $43,433.29 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVER, MELANIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,433.03 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKINS, BRIAN W Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,432.80 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWY, ANDREW E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,432.59 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIABATTONI-CALL, MARINELLA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,432.25 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SHELLY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,432.16 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEMEIER, JOAN C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $43,432.12 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWYN, GARY R, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,431.98 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TIFFANY R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,431.62 Date 05/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,431.62 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUA, TOMMY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,431.08 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MITCHELL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,430.48 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,430.21 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JENELLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,430.01 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN HARRIS, JUDITH K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,430.01 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROYER, JOHN R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,429.80 Date 09/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMAND, MOLLY K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,429.79 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Village of Groton Amount $43,429.49 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,429.46 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGEEST, DAVID A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,429.42 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,429.35 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, WALKER T M Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $43,429.31 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, VIRGINIA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $43,429.24 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSCHING, BENJAMIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,429.20 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System