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 WILSON, THERESE N Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,249.66 Date 07/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ANTHONY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,249.66 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BENJAMIN Employer name Education Department Amount $56,249.30 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEFFENHOFER, PATRICIA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,249.24 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, JANET Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,249.22 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PHILIP D Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $56,249.01 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,248.99 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JAMES L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $56,248.83 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNIZIO, MARYANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,248.30 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, GIANNI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,248.22 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPONE, KELLY J Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $56,248.21 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGEL, JUSTIN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $56,247.79 Date 12/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, HOWARD R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,247.45 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,247.34 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, CHERYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,246.62 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,246.61 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMLEY, FRANCINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,246.55 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHAI, GAYATRI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,246.53 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HELEN B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $56,246.40 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DENISE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,246.38 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, JONATHAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $56,246.37 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYAKU, KWAME M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,245.72 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKOS, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,245.58 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, DALE N Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,245.54 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, ISABELLE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,245.10 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONIGRO, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,244.74 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, MAURICE B, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,243.54 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, NANETTE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,243.41 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENLINGER, TYSON E Employer name Town of Highland Amount $56,243.25 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODEN, WANDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,243.16 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KYLE J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $56,243.06 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CRYSTAL Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $56,243.04 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHILL, KELLY F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,242.69 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALHOFEN, ROBERT G Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,242.11 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVIETTA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,241.54 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GREGORY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,241.52 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMERON, LAWRENCE W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,241.40 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ALEXIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,241.13 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRETT J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $56,241.04 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BENJAMIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,240.94 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,240.79 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOLUND S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,240.72 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREGER, KIMBERLY J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $56,240.25 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCID, JOCELYN CLAIRE S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,240.24 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAY A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,240.21 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CESARE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $56,240.20 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LENIS R, III Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,240.07 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AMANDA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,239.86 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, WILLIAM T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,239.20 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, BRENT L Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $56,239.10 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, GARY F Employer name Broome County Amount $56,239.02 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MONICA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,239.01 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALUORI, JOAN Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,238.99 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $56,238.92 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SHARON L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,238.57 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFRONOV, SERGEY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $56,238.46 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARS, ALLIE G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,238.17 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, JOHN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,237.96 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPELAND, RANDALL Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,237.64 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MEAGHEN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,237.63 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESI, MATTHEW R Employer name Erie County Amount $56,237.57 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Town of Dover Amount $56,237.37 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCKE, DOUGLAS D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,237.24 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN-ENG, HENCY K P Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,236.57 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETS, JESSICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $56,236.21 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, NICHOLAS M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,236.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, KATHY E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,236.00 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODUEK, HARRY R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,235.96 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX-VELAZQUEZ, JOEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,235.74 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, JO ANN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $56,235.50 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMINICIS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $56,235.47 Date 11/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILLITTO, MICHAEL L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $56,235.46 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, DEAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,235.34 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, ROCCO F, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,234.99 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEADY, MEGAN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,234.82 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, SHAWN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,234.62 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSKO, AMY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,234.62 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIBOL, JAMES E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,234.33 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXHAM, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $56,234.32 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ADAM J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,233.82 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITWER, JARED D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $56,233.42 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, FERNANDO A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,233.40 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ION L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,233.22 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMOUNT, SHANDRA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,232.84 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $56,232.55 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,232.42 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIZER, HANS L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,232.36 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, STACIE J Employer name Greene County Amount $56,232.30 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, PEGGY M Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $56,232.26 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WENDY E, DR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,231.58 Date 06/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINEVRA, AGOSTINO Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $56,231.40 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, BRETT G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $56,231.30 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHANNON T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,230.97 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIS, MATTHEW P Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,230.84 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOURA, MATTHEW D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,230.76 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ALICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,230.52 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, TIFFANY Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $56,230.46 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KYLIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,230.30 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, LYNN M Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $56,229.82 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEDEMA, AMANDA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,229.65 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System