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 ZAMBITO, AMANDA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,422.87 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISE, RANDY Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,422.80 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PAUL A Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $54,422.68 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MEGAN Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $54,422.61 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KENNETH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,422.12 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, SAMANTHA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,422.03 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $54,421.90 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CRYSTAL M Employer name Allegany County Amount $54,421.89 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, TAMI L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,421.68 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEL, ERIC T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,421.60 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALABISI, VINCENT J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $54,421.30 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOLAS, GAYLE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,421.18 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, VERONICA I Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,420.82 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBIN G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,420.71 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPTOO, PATRICK K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,420.52 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, WILLIAM D Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,420.47 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZIO, SARAH D Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,420.42 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTA, THOMAS M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,420.27 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, IRENE B Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $54,420.24 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, LOUISE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,420.08 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, SHIRLEY ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,420.08 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNING, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,420.08 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LAURIE A Employer name Department of State Amount $54,420.08 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENAULT, PAULA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,420.08 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,420.08 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JOHN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $54,420.08 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDASZ, WILLIAM R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,420.08 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, SUSAN D Employer name Education Department Amount $54,420.08 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, PETER M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,420.08 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERICA L Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $54,420.08 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,420.08 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, SUSAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,420.08 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,420.08 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, LESLIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,420.08 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNAN, WILLIAM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,420.08 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSLANDER, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,420.08 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURASZ, ANN MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,420.08 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, CHRISTOPER M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,420.08 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CAROL D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,420.08 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $54,420.08 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBECK, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,420.08 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,420.06 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTAY, DEBRA Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,420.04 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWICZ, MARILYN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,420.04 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,420.04 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LYNN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,420.04 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TERRY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,420.04 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEREMETA, ANNE L Employer name Department of State Amount $54,419.98 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNIS, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,419.96 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, KIMBERLY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,419.95 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JAMES A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,419.86 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,419.81 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ANDREW F, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,419.70 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, DEBORAH M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,419.70 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, PAULA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,419.70 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, ANN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,419.68 Date 09/24/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,419.68 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,419.68 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,419.56 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, MARY T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,419.54 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOULEKAS, MARKOS Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,419.52 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, TAMMIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,419.52 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, CATALINA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,419.52 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKENBOROUGH, TESSA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,419.52 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $54,419.46 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, MARSHA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $54,419.40 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, DEBRA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,419.39 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CAROLYN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,419.38 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, PENNY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,419.37 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JOHN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,419.36 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CINDY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,419.32 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, LISA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,419.32 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KELLY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,419.30 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,419.22 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DIANE S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,419.18 Date 04/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOEILLET, CAROL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,419.17 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, BHAGWATEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,419.10 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, VERONICA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,419.06 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOREN, WILLIAM P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,419.06 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, DONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,419.00 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, LEONARD G Employer name Department of State Amount $54,419.00 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, CYNTHIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $54,419.00 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,419.00 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSO, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,418.80 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHTEL, GEORGE P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,418.76 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, WILLIAM E Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,418.65 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, PAMELA Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $54,418.64 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, SHARON R Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $54,418.64 Date 08/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,418.62 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIDORT, MIREILLE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $54,418.60 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLETT, NORINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,418.58 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ELAINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,418.54 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, THERESA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,418.49 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,418.48 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DENISE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,418.48 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNER, DANITA S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,418.48 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBERT, LINDA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,418.46 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $54,418.42 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,418.30 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, SCOTT K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,418.26 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System