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, ZHEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,925.80 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKSIC, DONNA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $60,925.77 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CARL J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,925.56 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMMINGS, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,925.49 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, NEIL H Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,925.36 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS-OWEN, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $60,925.32 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKE, MELISSA G Employer name Broome County Amount $60,923.75 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-HEADY, HOLLY E Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $60,923.62 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIGE, THOMAS L, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,923.56 Date 10/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENZO, MARY JANE Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $60,923.06 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, RONALD J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $60,922.94 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS WILLIAMS, ROSE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,922.88 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEIR, JOHN G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $60,922.81 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHARLES Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,922.57 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, BRUCE P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $60,922.35 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALAMA, JONAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,922.25 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZABRON, RAYMOND B Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $60,921.70 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,921.62 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, MONIQUE D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,921.50 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, CATHERINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,921.44 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, ANTONIO J Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $60,921.41 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBY, KERSENDRIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,921.21 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WAYLAND C, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $60,921.16 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARS, ALLIE G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,920.52 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, PATRICK W Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $60,920.14 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NANETTE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,919.77 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOKI, RICHARD D Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,919.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHER, STEPHEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,919.47 Date 05/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, JEANNE E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $60,919.26 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, HANNA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,919.11 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, THOMAS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,919.10 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,918.81 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, BETH J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,918.41 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNE, MARY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,918.29 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, CINDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,918.06 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, BRENT C Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $60,917.98 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASER, KRISTOFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,917.87 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORVANTI, JOHN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,917.38 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIDGET C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,917.07 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, SANDRA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,917.01 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, TIFFANY M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,916.61 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,916.38 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, M PATRICIA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $60,916.01 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, CATHERINE D Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $60,916.00 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, CYDNEY E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $60,915.91 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUZ, MARIE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,915.80 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMIN, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $60,915.14 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, AUGUST J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,915.08 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SHARON Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,914.99 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAGIOVANNI, LISA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,914.97 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, MARY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,914.69 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONSEVITCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $60,914.04 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CHAD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,913.80 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGER, ROBERT E, SR Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $60,913.70 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, IKEYAH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,913.59 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, NICHOLAS C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $60,913.54 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROSE L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,913.39 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NOREEN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $60,913.03 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, SOFIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $60,912.90 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSETTE, MARC A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,911.95 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUPP, CATHY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,911.57 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, SABRINA Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $60,911.30 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIL, MALLORY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,910.92 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENIUS, ANDREA Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,910.90 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, ADAM B Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,910.49 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUDAS, OSCAR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,910.30 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HILARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,910.30 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, RAYNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,910.30 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMANDA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,910.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, SANDRA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,910.08 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVANOSKY, DOROTHY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,909.95 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, STACEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,909.59 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MARY J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $60,909.48 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ARTHUR Employer name Broome County Amount $60,909.32 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, JAMES E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $60,909.26 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JULIE ANNE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,909.25 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINSKI, DALE C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,909.19 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MERCEDES Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,908.94 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN B Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $60,908.90 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MAUREEN E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $60,908.40 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, STACEY D Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $60,908.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, TANYA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,908.32 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, JAMES Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,907.77 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, MICHAEL M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,907.59 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,907.26 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, RANDOLPH R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $60,907.08 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, MOREEN Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,906.92 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,906.80 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WAYNE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,906.58 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, NEY R Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $60,906.54 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, SHERLEY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,906.48 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LAJUNE J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,906.07 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, CAMERON T Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,906.06 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUICCIARINI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $60,906.00 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESSO, BARBARA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,905.91 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MARY M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,905.79 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $60,905.59 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, DAVID G Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $60,905.33 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $60,905.23 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINE, KRISTY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,905.23 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System