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 ZEMANTAUSKI, MARIA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $34,834.07 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JENNIFER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $34,833.79 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, MARK E Employer name Orange County Amount $34,833.70 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIRK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $34,833.56 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, THOMAS W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,833.42 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $34,833.41 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PARIS-MONIQUE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $34,833.28 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRETTA-VOIGT, ESTHER B Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $34,833.24 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PATRICIA B Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $34,832.77 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOX, JUDY A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $34,832.70 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JUSTIN M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $34,832.65 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULOLLARI, QANI Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $34,832.51 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Otsego Amount $34,832.14 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPMAN, SUSAN L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $34,831.81 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTREET, MICHAEL Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $34,831.63 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, DALE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $34,831.43 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHAKETA L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $34,831.38 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVENSON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,831.18 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGIO, RACHEL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $34,830.79 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $34,830.56 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, SHANNON L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,830.52 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, JOHN G, JR Employer name Town of Chili Amount $34,830.21 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORGAN, DORIS A Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $34,829.80 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JEFFREY D Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $34,829.61 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, URSULA J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,829.42 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCZEWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,829.01 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORA, JERITZA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,828.93 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, OCTAVIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,828.83 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CASSANDRA H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $34,828.59 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JOSHUA Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $34,828.54 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, JOAN S Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $34,828.49 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYEN, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,828.10 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPEL, KAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,828.10 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZILIANO, CAROLYN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,828.10 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,828.10 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD-GIESS, PATRICE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,828.05 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDFORD, DEBRA A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $34,827.69 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIFFANY M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $34,827.59 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TERRY Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $34,827.33 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTHABER, ELLEN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $34,827.06 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, PATRICK J Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $34,826.74 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DERRICK C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $34,826.74 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, CURTIS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,826.71 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CHRISTINE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $34,826.59 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ-WILLIAMS, MARIA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $34,825.81 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Rockland County Amount $34,825.79 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPETTA, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,825.44 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $34,825.17 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, QUANTAE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $34,825.04 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOXIE, STEPHANIE N Employer name Oswego County Amount $34,824.97 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEARLE, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $34,824.85 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPCZYNSKI, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $34,824.85 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Washington County Amount $34,824.77 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIANO, DAVID T, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,824.46 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, KEVEN J Employer name Town of Westport Amount $34,824.31 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFUR, KAYLA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $34,824.16 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TONJA S Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,823.96 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAGENHAUF, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of Ashford Amount $34,823.64 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, AMBER M Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,823.48 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, DAWN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $34,823.47 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZROE, SAVANNAH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $34,823.15 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $34,822.65 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, HUGH C Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $34,822.57 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, RONALD T Employer name Genesee County Amount $34,822.53 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, CHARLES R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $34,822.12 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARON K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,822.08 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENREE, MEAGAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,822.01 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, BERNADETTE Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $34,821.96 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMON, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Dexter Amount $34,821.72 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, SANDRA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $34,821.67 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, KEITH E, SR Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $34,821.45 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, JOANNE P Employer name Town of Naples Amount $34,821.05 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHAYNA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $34,820.81 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PAUL Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,820.19 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, JOSEPH A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,820.19 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, TINA J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,820.19 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, JAMES H Employer name Massena CSD Amount $34,820.19 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN B Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $34,819.98 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIBOURG, DAVID H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,819.75 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIGANO, MARY L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $34,819.42 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KETH C Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $34,819.40 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broome County Amount $34,819.30 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHL, ANDERS Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $34,819.20 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,819.02 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, KIM J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $34,818.79 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, WILLIAM F Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $34,818.60 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, ROSEMARIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,818.37 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLEY-MCKINNEY, CHERYL M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $34,818.27 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, GAYLE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,818.23 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELESKO, GEORGE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,818.15 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOFER, BRIAN M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $34,817.95 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,817.31 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CONNIE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $34,817.11 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MEGAN P Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $34,816.94 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, NADIA N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $34,816.75 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, STEPHEN J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $34,816.60 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, CARLA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $34,816.43 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENOT, LISA M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $34,816.36 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, RICHARD W Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $34,816.10 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-BARNABY, DIANNE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $34,815.87 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System