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 ZAWISTOWSKI, FRANCES M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,638.22 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITER, LORI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,638.22 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANGA, DOMINICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,638.09 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDLEKOFER, MARY Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,638.04 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, JUNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,638.00 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISSE, MILDRED I Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,637.94 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JOANNE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $54,637.56 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVONESE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,636.90 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, ASHLEY N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,636.87 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JASPER V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,636.72 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, DAWN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,636.70 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCH, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,636.47 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LATASHA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,636.47 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, SUSAN V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,636.47 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, TIMOTHY W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,636.46 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNEAU, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,636.45 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, ANGELA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,636.19 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RAMON Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $54,635.99 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIGH, CHANNON M Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $54,635.65 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JONATHAN B Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,635.47 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, SHAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,635.45 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, WENDELL W, JR Employer name Town of Brownville Amount $54,635.20 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, LINDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,634.98 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSHUA T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,634.81 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ANDREW A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $54,634.76 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, SCOTT W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,634.71 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,634.50 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,634.44 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREA, FRANCISCO Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,634.40 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCHIARELLA, LINDA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,634.21 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSO, PHILLIP, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,634.18 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RAYMOND L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $54,634.11 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, STEVEN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,633.90 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGCHI, ARNAB K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $54,633.90 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,633.71 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGHAN, JOANNE C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,633.65 Date 09/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,633.64 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, KATHLEEN A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $54,633.00 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC COLLUM, TIMOTHY R, II Employer name Town of Salina Amount $54,632.80 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHCROFT, KATHLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,632.59 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJDAS, BRADLEY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $54,632.45 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISKIS, DANIEL J Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $54,632.30 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $54,632.00 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREALE, MICHAEL P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $54,631.93 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,631.51 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUKE, KEITH A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $54,631.48 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TANYA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,631.29 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, JEREMY P Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $54,630.75 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,630.69 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GREGORY W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,630.42 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN-MARTIN, LINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,630.31 Date 07/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, VALERIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,630.05 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, FRANK T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $54,629.97 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, WILLIAM A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $54,629.17 Date 11/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, CARLOS M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $54,629.07 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,629.04 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWELL, RICHARD A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,629.02 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, SARIENA MAI Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,628.89 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JASON G Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $54,628.50 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCORSO, ROSEMARY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,628.28 Date 12/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JONATHAN A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $54,628.20 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEASAH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,628.08 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, STASIA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,627.82 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEH, AMY R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,627.82 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOZZILO, DENENE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,627.56 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,627.52 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFTIC, CHRISTINE S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,627.23 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHETTI, DONNA D Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $54,626.88 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $54,626.83 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLGAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,626.14 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, ADAM M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,626.07 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CHARLES O Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $54,625.92 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $54,625.85 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, SEAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,625.71 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORPEY, THERESA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,625.61 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, APRIL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,625.56 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTUS, CHERYL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,625.40 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLA, ANDREA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,625.35 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WANDA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,625.22 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIC S Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $54,625.00 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,624.99 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, JOSEPH M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $54,624.95 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,624.94 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KATHY J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,624.77 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $54,624.65 Date 08/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROOSE, MONICA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,624.39 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, STACEY L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $54,624.18 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Warren County Amount $54,624.15 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, JOAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,624.10 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, BRENDA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,623.90 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODBECK, KELLY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,623.59 Date 04/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TISHA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,623.44 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CLARK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,623.44 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SEAN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,623.31 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DOREENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,623.26 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARA B Employer name Erie County Amount $54,623.22 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,623.20 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREN, RICCI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,623.16 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SU, WEI YA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,622.89 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS-MARX, ANNE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,622.77 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System