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 ZHANG, KEMIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,488.73 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, WILLIAM K Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $64,488.62 Date 07/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANANTUONO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,488.43 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, JEFFREY B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,488.33 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONROE, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $64,487.55 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, WILLIAM T Employer name Erie County Amount $64,487.19 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KYLE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $64,487.00 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, VIRGINIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,486.77 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, KIANA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $64,486.71 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, STEVEN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,486.38 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, VALERIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,486.36 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $64,486.15 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIAN, ERIN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $64,486.08 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, FELECIA I Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $64,486.06 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CAROL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,485.77 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, CORY W Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,485.41 Date 12/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISULA, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,485.34 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSEPH F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,485.17 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGIELSKI, JESSICA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,485.03 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LINDA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,484.98 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, MORGAN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,484.73 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, CAROL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,484.32 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINA, MARIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,484.21 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, JOHN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,484.06 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Rome Amount $64,483.74 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, VINCENT Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $64,483.67 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, SHANE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $64,483.29 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-MAHABIR, DIANE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $64,482.81 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $64,482.64 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, COURTNEY G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,482.38 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADY, THOMAS J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $64,482.04 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $64,481.69 Date 04/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYPRESS, PENELOPE K Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $64,481.65 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLER, MIKE S Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $64,480.55 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, NICHOLAS R Employer name Town of Greene Amount $64,480.00 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPANO, LUCINDA M Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $64,479.92 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTIGNANO, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,479.75 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, JOHN J Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $64,479.20 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, MICHELE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $64,479.10 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SANDRA F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,478.80 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARJORIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,477.85 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANNY Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $64,477.83 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, HEIDI L Employer name Otsego County Amount $64,477.78 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CLAIR, THOMAS P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,477.63 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JUDY G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,477.38 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMILLER, ROBERT K, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISZEWSKI, GARY R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILDES, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEJNA, JOSEPH S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, DAVID J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTMAN, STEPHEN E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALTIN, WILLIAM F Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,477.05 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUSTIN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,477.03 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALA, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,476.97 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, RONALD S Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $64,476.89 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, KRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $64,476.81 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,476.70 Date 04/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARIJEAN Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $64,476.70 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIFFANY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,476.46 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,476.42 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TRAVIS W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $64,476.04 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, RODGER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $64,475.93 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SARAH E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $64,475.91 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, ROBERT L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $64,475.85 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINARD, JESSE R Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $64,475.85 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEBOLD, JOHN R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $64,475.63 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, ADAM C Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,475.44 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBARDI, RICHARD M Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $64,475.16 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LESLIE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $64,474.89 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JACQUELINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,473.94 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,473.94 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, ANDREW J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $64,473.82 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKS, JANE M Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $64,473.78 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, RICHARD M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,473.55 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTRUNK, EVONNA T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $64,473.10 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, JESSE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,472.95 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, THEODORE R, JR Employer name Camden CSD Amount $64,472.83 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,472.68 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MICHELE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,472.58 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,472.03 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $64,471.77 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOREE, MARYALICE Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $64,471.55 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, LORA J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $64,471.20 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, CLEMENT J, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $64,471.09 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, TSANSIU Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,470.74 Date 12/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, TREVOR J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,470.56 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNSING, NOELLE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,470.46 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHELE, NATALIE W Employer name Webster CSD Amount $64,469.84 Date 12/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, GREGG B Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $64,469.55 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOTNISKI, LEANN M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $64,469.42 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, TIMOTHY F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,469.10 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSON, MICKEY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $64,468.59 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDLON, FRANCIS A, SR Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,468.58 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, JOSEPH P Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $64,467.89 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANGELO O, JR Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $64,467.52 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, RITA L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,467.50 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RACHAEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,467.48 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $64,467.41 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNOS, CHRISTINA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $64,467.31 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JEREMY J Employer name Erie County Amount $64,466.51 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System