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 ZYGAWSKI, ZDZISLAWA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $33,752.49 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ROSEMARY A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $33,752.34 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, KARISA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSOMS, DIONNA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACQUELYN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAPPAT, JOSE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MARC A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROLESKI, DAWN C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELOH, KRISTEN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $33,752.16 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMAN, MICHAEL R Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $33,752.13 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NOELIA C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $33,751.76 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, CALA J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $33,751.73 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, DONNA M Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $33,751.36 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JAMES T Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $33,751.08 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIAL, ROSE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $33,751.04 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENLESE, GARY C Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $33,750.98 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MARQUIS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $33,750.86 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, KIRSTEN P Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $33,750.72 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHM-FREY, SHELLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $33,750.66 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, DOLORES Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $33,750.60 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, WENDY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $33,750.49 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, DEREK Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $33,750.36 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $33,750.24 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESE, KEVIN M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $33,750.23 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, KENLYN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $33,750.00 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $33,750.00 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMONGELLI, BETTINA Employer name Somers CSD Amount $33,750.00 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, BRENT A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $33,749.89 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, DEBBION S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $33,749.23 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LEON D Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $33,749.09 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, LUZ M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $33,748.89 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $33,748.77 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTH, KATHRYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $33,748.73 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGO, MICHELE M Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $33,747.95 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASKI, JOHN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,747.81 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLERS, PAULA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $33,747.60 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, ERIKA D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $33,747.44 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, TAMMY L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $33,746.88 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINHAM, RONALD H Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $33,746.87 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, ARMETHIA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $33,746.75 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JAYSON J Employer name Town of Dayton Amount $33,746.66 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUL, MARLA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $33,746.63 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KAREN A Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $33,746.18 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, KATHERINE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,746.13 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIO, CHRISTINA A Employer name Erie County Amount $33,745.89 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $33,745.27 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE, SHANTEL F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $33,744.67 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREN, FRANK P Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $33,744.63 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, FRANCES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $33,744.49 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ALFRED V Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $33,744.23 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, THOMAS B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $33,743.89 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NICHOLAS R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $33,743.83 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $33,743.74 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHUMYK, SHARON A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $33,743.56 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, CASEY L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $33,743.03 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LATEEK J Employer name City of Albany Amount $33,742.93 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, PATRICK M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $33,742.60 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES PRES, NANCIE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $33,742.13 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, WILFREDO Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $33,742.04 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDROFF-PLAISTED, ANGELA C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $33,741.98 Date 06/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELEHANY, DANIEL T Employer name City of Corning Amount $33,741.81 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, JENNIFER N Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $33,741.78 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, DEBRA A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $33,741.43 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MEGHAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $33,740.87 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, BRIDGET Employer name Department of Law Amount $33,740.46 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNINGER, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $33,740.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, TESS I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $33,739.71 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUONG, KARREN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $33,739.44 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KUNE, SHARON J Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $33,739.42 Date 10/07/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYETTE, ROBERT D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $33,739.30 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, AARON R Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $33,739.27 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JODY P Employer name Chenango County Amount $33,738.74 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GERALD E Employer name City of Albany Amount $33,738.68 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEREK Employer name Education Department Amount $33,738.50 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRITT K Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $33,738.45 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINEAU, SHARI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $33,738.30 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARD, PATRICIA BARNES Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $33,738.12 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIEC, BARBARA E Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $33,737.83 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIANUCCI, MICHELLE J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $33,737.67 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, LAKEEM Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $33,737.38 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PATRICIA R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $33,737.05 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, HARRIET D Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHAEL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFSTEIN, LON M Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, JOSEPH N Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 06/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW-HOGAN, NANCY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ANEY Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, LAURIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSKIN, PHILIP Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYER, VINCENT D Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, ARON B Employer name Rockland County Amount $33,737.04 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLER, DEBRA L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $33,736.89 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MORRIS B Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $33,736.61 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $33,736.55 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODEN, ANTWAN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $33,736.33 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDEL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Indian Lake CSD Amount $33,736.00 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRIORE, TRACY J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $33,735.82 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMIER, MARIETTA Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $33,735.58 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System