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 ZANGLA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,317.47 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTZ, ERIN T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,317.14 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENG, SINO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,316.78 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAFFEY, KEVIN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,316.05 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDLEY, BARBARA ELLEN Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,315.82 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, EDITH L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $72,315.71 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, LINDSAY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,315.28 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, RICHARD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,315.26 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, JERRY W Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $72,315.20 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, RICHARD P Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,314.97 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSILLIO, MARYANN F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,314.65 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROBIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,314.38 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERO, LYNN V Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,314.17 Date 11/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, NANCY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $72,314.10 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LORI L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $72,313.80 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, RITA M Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $72,313.66 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORLANDO, PAUL Employer name Erie County Amount $72,312.53 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FRANKLIN, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $72,312.37 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, ERIC J Employer name Lewis County Amount $72,312.29 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALINAR, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,312.24 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTT, ALEX C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,312.18 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERSTEIN, JEFFREY C Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $72,312.10 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, TARA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,312.05 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCICCHIA, JOSEPH A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $72,311.98 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTINGTON, JOSEPH Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,311.20 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEVE, SEAN G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,310.95 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DONNA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $72,310.57 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $72,310.11 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LONESOME, LAWRENCE D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,309.91 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOME, KIMBERLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,309.69 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENISH, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,309.69 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONER, WILLIAM R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,309.57 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIKU, PATIENCE A O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,308.72 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAJBOR, LAWRENCE S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,308.46 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, JOSE L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,308.34 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RONALD C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,308.01 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, DANIEL H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,307.91 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, PIERSON B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,307.82 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBINS, JEAN A Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $72,307.62 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, CAREY W Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $72,307.60 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTO, JANESSA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,307.60 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,307.55 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, COLIN P B Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,306.71 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DARREN R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,306.63 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIDA, PHILIP N Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $72,306.56 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $72,306.33 Date 07/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, CRYSTAL O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,305.65 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWARTLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $72,305.64 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,305.34 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBEYAHN, ELISSA P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $72,305.27 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLE, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,304.90 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOPSINGH, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,304.90 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JAMES Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $72,304.63 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITH-RAYMOND, YVETTE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,303.63 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIZZI, BETSY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,303.55 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY W Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,302.70 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE, RODERICK M, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,302.12 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMES, GEORGE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,302.03 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HENRY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $72,301.72 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BENJAMIN W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,301.14 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,300.89 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, CARMELO E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,300.67 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $72,300.11 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GEORGEANNA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,299.77 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, CHRISTINA R Employer name Education Department Amount $72,299.68 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, HILLIARD I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,299.39 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, KYLE E Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $72,298.33 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI ORIO, ARCANGELA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,297.48 Date 01/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, GILLIAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,297.42 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILWIT, ISAAC B Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,297.42 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,297.42 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFIR, JACLYN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,297.42 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ERIN M Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $72,296.63 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOEPFERT, JAMES M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $72,296.32 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, RICHARD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,296.09 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSCH, DONNA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $72,295.97 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, JOHN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,295.95 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELSON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $72,294.83 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRUGAN, SCOTT K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,294.76 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGBY, TONYA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $72,294.24 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,292.88 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMEN, MONIFI A Employer name Wayne County Amount $72,292.30 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESMER LUDWIG, RACHEL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,292.28 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, PABLO L Employer name Orange County Amount $72,292.13 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, CASEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,291.87 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REBECCA K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $72,291.66 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRIAN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,291.45 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKLIN, BENJAMIN B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,291.43 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, RICHARD W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,291.31 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $72,291.04 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, ROBERT A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,290.84 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEB, ALIX Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,290.68 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPPEN, JEAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,290.54 Date 02/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JACOB A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,290.01 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, TARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,289.92 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHELMAN, ROMAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,289.64 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,289.52 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SHARON D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,289.41 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERMAN, MARGARET E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $72,289.26 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JACQUELINE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,289.24 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System