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 ZIMMER, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Owego Amount $45,747.00 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, WAYNE C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $45,746.97 Date 07/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DARLENE M Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $45,746.84 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLI, CHRISTINE Employer name StoNY Brook Fire District Amount $45,746.82 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARKA, JO ANN M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,746.70 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DARRYL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,746.51 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, JOHN J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,746.19 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, JANET A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $45,745.96 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, DANIEL T Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $45,745.92 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,745.85 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, NORMA K Employer name Andover CSD Amount $45,745.69 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZEOCHA, NGOZI Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,745.48 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEE, RHONDA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,745.46 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, KATHLEEN B Employer name Greene County Amount $45,745.38 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,745.34 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHAM, BRIAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $45,745.05 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESE, JOSEPH Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $45,744.97 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, JEREMY M Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $45,744.64 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNASEKERA, AMILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,744.60 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ANITA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,744.45 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, THOMAS A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,744.39 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, VINCENT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,744.22 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, CAROL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,744.17 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,743.90 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT COLIN, ROBERT Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,743.86 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SHERA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $45,743.84 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KIM Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,743.64 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, JAMES F, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,743.11 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNAN, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,742.62 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSINO, NICOLE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,742.49 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS, JOSEPHINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,742.40 Date 02/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, KATHY J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,742.31 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, PAMELA K Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,742.21 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL, JUDITH Employer name Orange County Amount $45,741.92 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KIMBERLEE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $45,741.78 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,741.50 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARULLO, ANNAMARIA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,741.26 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLINGER, ANGELA L Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $45,741.18 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCOW, TERESA Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $45,740.96 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLING, DANIEL M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $45,740.93 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENISE M Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $45,740.89 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABEY, PAULA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,740.85 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KYLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,740.85 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCHILLI, MICHELLE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,740.85 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSO, RO-GENE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,740.85 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, WALTER S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,740.85 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BICCARI, DAMON A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,740.85 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, INA O Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,740.85 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRASCA, TRACY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,740.85 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODICK, MARY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,740.85 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, JANE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,740.85 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLSON, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,740.85 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KATHERINE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,740.85 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JOANNE F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $45,740.85 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LYUDMILA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,740.72 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HEATHER L Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,740.62 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JEREMY R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $45,740.46 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, MELISSA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,740.46 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, STEVE G Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,740.05 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, BETHANY L Employer name Warren County Amount $45,739.42 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, WILLIAM M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,739.41 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEISTER, KELLY A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,738.96 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, COREY L Employer name Town of Eagle Amount $45,738.91 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCHENOUGH, LEANNE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,738.47 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACONE, JOANNE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,738.31 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOLECA, STEVEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $45,737.97 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JEAN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,737.86 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORITO, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,737.86 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KATHY C Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $45,737.60 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, BARBARA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,737.41 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SHANNON L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,736.95 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, EBONY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,736.81 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ROBIN L Employer name Greene County Amount $45,736.36 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBEE, RONALD W Employer name Village of Portville Amount $45,736.24 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, JACKIE R, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $45,736.19 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANO, MARGARET G Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $45,736.16 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, NICHOLAS A, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,736.11 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,735.73 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEO, VALERIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,735.14 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, REGINA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,735.08 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERBACK, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $45,735.08 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWN, KAMIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,735.05 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHNAN, NITHYA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,734.98 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTMAN, JAMES J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,734.97 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELIZABETH B Employer name Erie County Amount $45,734.69 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWIGHT, WALLACE F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,734.68 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARCY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,734.41 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, BONNIE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,734.38 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODEL, KAREN A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,733.55 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,733.31 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, ANDREA J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $45,732.99 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-PANGMAN, SANDRA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,732.92 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCKARD, KIM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,732.79 Date 07/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIF, JOSEPH E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $45,732.66 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, RATHIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $45,732.56 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDOLFO, ANNA Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $45,732.56 Date 05/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBLER, BRADLEY S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $45,732.53 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,732.35 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAH, M D HARUNUR R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,732.33 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,732.31 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System