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 SNYDER, JOHN A Employer name Greene County Amount $57,863.09 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, REBECCA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $57,862.72 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACY, DAVID M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $57,862.20 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIERI, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,862.10 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,861.98 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, JEANETTE Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,861.98 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, WAYNE D Employer name Delaware County Amount $57,861.94 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CASEY M Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $57,861.89 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DONNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,861.63 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,861.48 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JOSEPH R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,861.08 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, WILLIAM H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $57,861.07 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTLING, LISA M Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $57,860.88 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITCHFIELD, HEATHER M Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,860.71 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $57,860.61 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGAN, ERIC T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,860.56 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRRINE, DENISE I Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $57,860.36 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEC, CHRISTINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,859.97 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACINTYRE, SALLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,859.93 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARITA Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $57,859.84 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERTFAGER, ERIC G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,859.79 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, MEAGHAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,859.77 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, GARY W Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $57,859.71 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DEAN Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $57,859.14 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MARCIA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,859.11 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, DEANNA E Employer name Warren County Amount $57,859.01 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADONIS-HAITLAND, AMANTA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,858.86 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENADETTE, WILLIAM Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,858.71 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, GAYLE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,858.68 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOS, PAMELA B Employer name Broome County Amount $57,858.50 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKNI, JORDAN I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,857.85 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID W Employer name Albany County Amount $57,857.80 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOMETO, THOMAS J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $57,857.74 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARY L Employer name Orange County Amount $57,857.46 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, KIMBERLY L Employer name Malone CSD Amount $57,856.91 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, KAITLIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,856.83 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, OSVALDO Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,856.70 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, ELLEN K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,856.67 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS-GUZMAN, ROSE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $57,856.64 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,856.26 Date 02/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALAZZA, KEVIN G Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,856.24 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHARLES E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,856.15 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JEANNE M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $57,856.02 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, GAIL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,855.97 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOMQUIST, MERRY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,855.63 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROGALLO, JOHN S Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $57,855.19 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BETSY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,855.00 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, RONALD HALE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,854.75 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,854.75 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, ALLISON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,854.61 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CAITLIN C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $57,854.59 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $57,854.46 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOSEPH H Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,854.40 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITNAUL, YOLANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,854.37 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLITTI, FRANK Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $57,854.06 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKE, LARRY P Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $57,853.88 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLO, VALERIE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,853.64 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, AARON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,853.61 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, PETER J Employer name Albany County Amount $57,853.28 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRETTE, JUSTIN K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,853.26 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEW, KRISTINA T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,853.18 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEJZA, KENNETH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,852.84 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,852.75 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATIS, LORI T Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,852.49 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRENDA A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,852.27 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDE, DONALD L Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $57,852.08 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLO, AILEEN B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $57,851.99 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,851.95 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $57,851.93 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABICE, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,851.69 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, RONALD G, JR Employer name Town of Galway Amount $57,851.57 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKOPITSKY, JEFFREY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,851.53 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, ROBERT A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $57,851.53 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, ELLEN G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $57,851.47 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINO, GINA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,851.39 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LYNDSAY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,851.08 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, SHAQUANNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,850.78 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $57,850.70 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MAUREEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,850.67 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, HERBERT M, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,850.63 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARREN, JOSHUA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,850.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ALAN M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $57,850.33 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ROBERT Employer name Town of Olive Amount $57,850.21 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,849.73 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, CAROL M Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,849.64 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ANTHONY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,849.12 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $57,849.11 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AVERY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,849.00 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGROOP, YATRAM Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,848.85 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JAMES S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,848.76 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $57,848.69 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, DEBRA L Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,848.66 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CRYSTINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,848.62 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZILLO, MARGARET C Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $57,848.48 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTMYER, JEFFERY A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,848.41 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGG, TARA Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $57,848.16 Date 06/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MARTIN G Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,848.00 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARA, FRANCINE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,847.85 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, ROBERT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,847.65 Date 08/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHM, MICHAEL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,847.30 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System