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 ZIMBARDI, LARRY A Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $41,517.88 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULGA, NATALIYA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,517.83 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,517.82 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AUGUST A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,517.72 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SHERICE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,517.67 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN-KRAVIS, SAM Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,517.59 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SEAN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,517.48 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWELL, TED L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,517.33 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LATOYA T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,517.22 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREELEY, BETSY J Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $41,516.77 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,516.61 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPINE, CECILE Y Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,516.60 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LINDA R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $41,516.58 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,516.40 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCY, LINDSAY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,516.31 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRENDA D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,516.18 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, EARL G, SR Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $41,516.18 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $41,516.10 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KRISTI Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,516.10 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JAMES R Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,516.08 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ANN F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,516.08 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JULIA M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $41,516.02 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, REED W Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $41,516.02 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NIGEL J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $41,515.92 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, EDWARD J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $41,515.81 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LOREN L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $41,515.63 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, TOMMY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,515.57 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,515.56 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHBLATT, STEVEN R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,515.52 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSCHNER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $41,515.31 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREFORE, CHARLES L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $41,514.99 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, DENISE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,514.78 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAR, MAHENDRA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $41,514.57 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJDA, CONCETTA G Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $41,514.14 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TRAVON S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $41,513.82 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, DORIS M Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $41,513.77 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALCK, BRANDON W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,513.64 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWALEK, MARK R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,513.30 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, PAMELA J Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $41,513.26 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNISLEY, LOU DEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,512.63 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETH, SHARON J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $41,512.57 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,512.51 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLES, DANETTE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,512.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUKEY, NICOLE S Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,512.23 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMLINGHAUS, LYNNE A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,512.15 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, SAMANTHA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,511.91 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, CAMILLE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,511.83 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, AMANDA I Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $41,511.62 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JULIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,511.58 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPES, SANDRA J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,511.57 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, DENNIS M, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $41,511.57 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,511.46 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECORT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $41,511.17 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNOLA, CALISTA T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $41,510.78 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TAMMIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,510.34 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DONALD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $41,510.33 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSORTI, JOHN C Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $41,509.95 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, PATRICIA J Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $41,509.90 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PENNY J Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,509.82 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINICCHIA, CHARLES Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,509.63 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, DAVID S Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,509.12 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, TYREE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,509.05 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, PAMELA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,508.71 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLEN G Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $41,508.66 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, MATTHEW S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $41,508.45 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUC, CHERYL M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $41,508.21 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARY JO Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $41,508.21 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEYA, ALFONSO A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,508.11 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, STEPHEN M Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $41,507.93 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LAUREL B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,507.80 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Triangle Amount $41,507.63 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCHRICO, CAROL A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $41,507.48 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $41,507.27 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, VOLNEY D Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $41,507.23 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ASHLEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,507.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CASSANDRA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $41,506.68 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, FLORISE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,506.52 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, TERESA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $41,506.24 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, BRIDGET L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,506.19 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARK J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,506.17 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFUSO, SHERYL A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $41,506.14 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEA, SHANE L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $41,506.11 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSA, JONATHAN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,505.97 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY, CLIVE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $41,505.95 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, DOROTHY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,505.93 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSSE, MICHELLE D Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $41,505.46 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, WANDA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,504.83 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY C Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $41,504.59 Date 01/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, DYLAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $41,504.56 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DORIS H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,504.55 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, MELISSA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,504.30 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARNON, KENT D Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $41,504.13 Date 03/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, BONNIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,504.10 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLETT, DAVID J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $41,503.84 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, JIEYI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,503.82 Date 10/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACIC, REBECCA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,503.74 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUCOMBE, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,503.64 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,503.49 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURKA, JOSHUA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,503.42 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, KEVEN J Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $41,503.36 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System