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 RETZLAFF, DAVID C Employer name Town of Alden Amount $55,940.77 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CONSTANCE R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $55,940.63 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMAR, RICHARD C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,940.41 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MIKAL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,940.40 Date 08/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UVAYDOV, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,940.30 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $55,940.07 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DEREK K Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,940.00 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MAUREEN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $55,939.74 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $55,939.52 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,939.42 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTTLER, JOYCE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $55,939.41 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RUBEN, JR Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,939.23 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDDUTH, RUBY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,938.67 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, PAMELA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,938.59 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MICHELE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $55,938.54 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ELLEN M Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $55,938.50 Date 01/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,938.49 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN A Employer name Town of Colton Amount $55,938.16 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIN, HEATHER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,938.05 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,938.05 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, PAUL J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,938.03 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RAYMOND E Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $55,937.93 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JOHN J, III Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $55,937.88 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AVIS D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,937.81 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ANNE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,937.58 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGER, FREDERICK W Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $55,937.54 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, RACHEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,937.44 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNIE, MARK D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,937.23 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,937.23 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,937.12 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LORI M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $55,936.72 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,936.70 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORBIAN, JOAN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,936.40 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOP, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,936.40 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAWOLE, ADEBOLA O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,936.40 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTADT, DEBRA P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,936.40 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMELLIRI, JOSEPH E Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $55,936.34 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DONALD L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,936.08 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAMILLO, DENNIS H Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $55,935.97 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, RENATA Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $55,935.30 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, PAMELA J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $55,935.05 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LORI G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,934.99 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,934.88 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELYANCHYK, OLGA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,934.84 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, KENNETH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,934.35 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, TONI-MARIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,934.17 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHELLE L Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $55,934.14 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHISOTTO, ANNMARIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,934.05 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, MICHELLE L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,933.90 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCETTA, HOLLY A Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $55,933.90 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LAWRENCE A Employer name Washington County Amount $55,933.42 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, RYAZ Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,933.17 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, SCOTT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,933.13 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KEVIN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,932.72 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, KEVIN M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $55,932.23 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ERIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,932.02 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, KAREN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,931.98 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVELIER, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $55,931.41 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, KATE E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $55,931.18 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAS, MICHAEL S Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $55,931.11 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DEIRDRE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,931.04 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNELLO, THERESA M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,930.67 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERSANO, MICHELE M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,930.67 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, CYNTHIA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,930.63 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, PAUL J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,930.46 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JASON A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $55,930.35 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, FRANK A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,930.30 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTINO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $55,929.89 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNINO, CLAUDIO A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,929.88 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, NONNA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $55,929.24 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,929.18 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFTRING, SUZANNE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $55,929.17 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENESCH, LISA D Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $55,929.12 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $55,929.11 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVANCIK, SUZANNE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,929.09 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,929.04 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESANCON, BART P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $55,928.86 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, GREG L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,928.60 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOVISTOSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Granville Amount $55,928.31 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCKLEY, LEIGH ANNE K Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $55,928.13 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERXHALLI, CHRIS M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,928.06 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKLER, GEOFFERY B Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $55,927.91 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGIU, AMERICO F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,927.73 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICHARD W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,927.19 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADD, MICHELLE M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $55,927.14 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CAROLINE A Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $55,927.13 Date 04/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMBACH, JENNIFER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,926.98 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,926.85 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, ALAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,926.78 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURCA, GLORIA Y Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $55,926.75 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $55,926.60 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICH J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,926.24 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOS, ISRAEL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $55,925.94 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,925.68 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JEFFERY V Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,925.54 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, ADAM A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,925.30 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, MAI T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,925.01 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELES, KRISTIAN V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,924.96 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAVENTO, JOSHUA J Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $55,924.89 Date 06/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIJARCZYK, MICHAEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,924.82 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System