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 ELHILOW, GAIL M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,198.31 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTERER, BRIAN K Employer name Erie County Amount $57,198.19 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JARED S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,198.15 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, ANITA Employer name Education Department Amount $57,197.66 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, RICHARD O Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $57,197.41 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, MACK F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,197.36 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARVIS Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,196.92 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, DOUGLAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $57,196.88 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, GAYLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,196.87 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, CASSANDRA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,196.78 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IP, JENNY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,196.74 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANTHONY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,196.69 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,196.64 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, EDWIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,196.57 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, KATHRYN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,196.33 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCOVI, MARK E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,196.29 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LORI M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,196.02 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ERICA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,195.54 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DEVON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,195.33 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGYI, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $57,195.31 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, SHANNON M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,195.26 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,195.26 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDERDONK, LINDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,195.23 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, ROGER F Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,195.23 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JASON L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,195.08 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, HEATHER M Employer name Education Department Amount $57,195.08 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAUL, RALPH C Employer name Education Department Amount $57,195.08 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, BRYAN R Employer name Education Department Amount $57,195.08 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGE, MEREDITH H Employer name Education Department Amount $57,195.08 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINOWSKI, CARL W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,195.08 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,194.95 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTI S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,194.95 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DEBRA A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,194.88 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLHAUSER, KELLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,194.18 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM M Employer name Broome County Amount $57,194.03 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATAHUALPA, ROSA E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,193.08 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTLE, MARY E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $57,193.03 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, DEAN C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,193.00 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKWORTH, SANDRA G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,192.97 Date 04/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, ROGER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,192.81 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, HELEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,192.80 Date 05/26/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TAMIKA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,192.73 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DANA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,192.15 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTBRENNER, THELMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,192.00 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRENCE, DWELLIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,191.60 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ANDRE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,191.59 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, DAVID T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,191.48 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINIEK, JOHN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,191.48 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPO, DAVID S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,191.29 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JULIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,190.94 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, ANNETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,190.70 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICKFELD, KRISTOFER R Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,190.39 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DINDA, CATHY C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,190.38 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KIERSTIN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,190.32 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $57,190.29 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, AIKO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,190.27 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, STEPHEN T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,190.27 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE HOUDE, CORNELIA H Employer name Education Department Amount $57,190.27 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAOUI, BRAHIM Employer name Education Department Amount $57,190.27 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAROLYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,190.27 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMINS, AMY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,190.27 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SAMANTHA D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,190.26 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOITKO, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $57,189.83 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDINE, DONETTE F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,189.64 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBA, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,189.42 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARMAN, SETH J Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $57,189.16 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACIERNO, GERALDINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,189.08 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DIANE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,189.05 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SEAN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,188.98 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, FOREST J Employer name Town of Richland Amount $57,188.80 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, SCOTT V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,188.37 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, DONALD C, JR Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $57,187.99 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLIN, ROYCE G, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,187.86 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PINTO, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,187.86 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $57,187.39 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NALEPA, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,187.13 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TIFFANY L Employer name Orange County Amount $57,186.80 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RANDALL J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,186.44 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDS, KEIL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $57,186.03 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, VIKTORIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,186.00 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMMES, PATRICIA Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $57,185.91 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISANO, ELAINE L Employer name Orange County Amount $57,185.78 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARK A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,185.62 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, BARRY R Employer name Education Department Amount $57,185.58 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, RAQUEL Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $57,185.47 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, PETER D Employer name Town of Collins Amount $57,185.23 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZYN, JERZY Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,185.17 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENIE, RORY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,185.16 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, LOYD PHILIP Employer name City of Elmira Amount $57,184.90 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TROY V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,184.70 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, KENDELL M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $57,184.24 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THROWER, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,184.14 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, KWAME Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,184.10 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, BRODRIC J Employer name Broome County Amount $57,183.90 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $57,183.70 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, FREDDIE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,183.59 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $57,183.52 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, REED J, III Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $57,183.46 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAH, M D HARUNUR R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,183.40 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ALISON L Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $57,183.39 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System