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 ZARNOCH, JERAD M Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,510.49 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,510.35 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $35,509.73 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDALA, LAURA I Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $35,509.32 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, STEPHANIE M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $35,509.19 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, THOMAS Employer name Putnam County Amount $35,508.92 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, SYLVIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,508.53 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, LISA A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $35,508.07 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TERRENCE R Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $35,508.03 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CAROL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,507.88 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,507.86 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DREW E Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $35,507.83 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAROS, LAUREN F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $35,507.62 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRIG, JODI M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $35,507.47 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LILLO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $35,507.46 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMER, ROGER P Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $35,507.38 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEO, ANN G Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $35,507.36 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,507.27 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENLEBER, DENISE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,507.14 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, SHAUNA L Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $35,506.85 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, THOMAS C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,506.72 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JULIO C Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $35,506.17 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGAN, EAMON O Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $35,505.81 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOT, ATONG A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $35,505.76 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANCHIA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,504.88 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $35,504.71 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JOSEPH T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,503.74 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASBE, DEBRA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,503.26 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, NATHAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $35,502.63 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, SAGAR H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $35,502.40 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KELLY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $35,502.34 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAX, MARY B Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $35,502.28 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN P Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $35,502.19 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, JAMIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,502.18 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIELLE N Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,501.82 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH M Employer name Albany County Amount $35,501.78 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANBUHL, GERALD D Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $35,501.58 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MARIE E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $35,501.34 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NANCY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,501.11 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKOWSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $35,500.95 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEMAN, LINDA R Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $35,500.40 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, JOHN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,500.27 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JAY Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,500.16 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MATIKA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,499.98 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLES, STEPHANIE A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $35,499.97 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JOHN M, III Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $35,499.88 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ASHLEY T Employer name Albany County Amount $35,499.63 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLINGER, HALEIGH M Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $35,499.00 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, BETH A Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $35,498.79 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORIS, MARY SUE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $35,498.36 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARENO, MEGAN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,498.28 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $35,498.19 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUGGS, JAMES M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,498.18 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JONATHAN R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,497.80 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLEWITZ, JILLIAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,497.79 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ROBERT R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,497.73 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRADER, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,497.07 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACUZZO, AMY K Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $35,496.94 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, DESTINY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $35,496.75 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JARROD B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,496.73 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOND, STEVEN M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $35,496.56 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $35,496.55 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAZZA, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,496.23 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUZANNE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,496.16 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, EDDIE K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,496.11 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CYNTHIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,496.10 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFSER, EDNA E Employer name Erie County Amount $35,495.94 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, DIANE C Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $35,495.80 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DARIUS A Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,495.80 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, NIKISHIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,495.80 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SCOTT T Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,495.80 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBRAS, JOYCE Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,495.80 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, KEITH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,495.80 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PIERCE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,495.80 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, THOMAS J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $35,495.80 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHNAN, GOKUL THIRUPPATHI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,495.47 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLEN, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,495.40 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, LISA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,495.29 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, APRIL M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $35,495.18 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKROD, LAURIE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,494.97 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFOLO, ALISHA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $35,494.74 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, PIEDAD Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $35,494.63 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RYAN C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,494.50 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Orleans County Amount $35,494.40 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JOSHUA F Employer name Erie County Amount $35,493.91 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, CHERRI T Employer name City of Hudson Amount $35,493.87 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKYMIV, LESYA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $35,493.83 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, NOEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $35,493.44 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOGA, BECKY S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,493.40 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLI, BRENDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,493.29 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOFF, JAMIE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $35,493.01 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKO, RYAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,492.99 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MARIA F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $35,492.94 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, SUSAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,492.76 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, SUSAN E Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $35,492.18 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELEE, DANIEL T Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $35,491.88 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, WALTER Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $35,491.72 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, NAOMI R Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,491.40 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FAUSTO A Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $35,490.79 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, JOSEPH R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $35,490.73 Date 04/12/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System