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 JONES, WILLIAM H Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $56,197.37 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIBEL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,197.30 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DELLEAN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,197.30 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIR, MORGAN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,197.21 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, ROXANNE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,197.08 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, THOMAS C Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $56,197.02 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, GARY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,196.76 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, LILLY J Employer name Albany County Amount $56,196.75 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LIONEL D Employer name Orange County Amount $56,196.62 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, CLAUDE W, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $56,196.59 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $56,196.56 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NATIVIDAD PATO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,196.50 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORON, LINDA J Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $56,196.48 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOM, HENRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,196.21 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEDDU, MARIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,196.21 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPAR, VICTOR S Employer name Town of Victor Amount $56,196.21 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWELL, RICHARD A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $56,195.74 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, NIGEL R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,195.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSERMERE, AKEEM A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,195.23 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALDENWANG, ALBERT V Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $56,195.21 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JACQUELINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,195.10 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,195.10 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERRITER, ABBY R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,194.90 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNE, NICOLE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,194.85 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALES, NATHAN M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,194.81 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TYQUAN O Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,194.57 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, DAVID W, JR Employer name Allegany County Amount $56,194.57 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, PAMELA A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $56,193.83 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $56,193.65 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ASHLEY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,193.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TERESA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,193.33 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELL, SCOTT R Employer name Holley CSD Amount $56,193.32 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANTINO, MARLENE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,193.01 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNOWICH, CHARLES W Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,193.01 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JAMES G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,192.97 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JEANETTE V Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $56,192.67 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, KRISTEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,192.56 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $56,192.40 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATTIE, JEFFERY E Employer name Erie County Amount $56,192.23 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, MICHAEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,192.23 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MAUREEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,192.20 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLS, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $56,192.17 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTE, A MARIA Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $56,192.15 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, ELEANOR B Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $56,192.12 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCANGELO, ROSANNE M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $56,192.09 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,192.00 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHFIELD, AARON M Employer name Madison County Amount $56,191.67 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,191.54 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOHIG, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,191.42 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWARD, ELVIS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,191.42 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, MICHAEL F Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,191.42 Date 07/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUER, KELLEY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,191.32 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, ANTHONY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,191.10 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GFELLER, SHEILA Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $56,191.04 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,190.63 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOSEPH G, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,190.42 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASSILNIKOVA, IRINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,190.25 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, GREGORY M, JR Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $56,189.81 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, STEPHANIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,189.79 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANDRAW, DAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,189.78 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,189.65 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAQUAN L Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $56,189.60 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROW, RUTHANN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,189.58 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, ELIZABETH C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,189.56 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MAJID Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,189.40 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MEURS, LOIS J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $56,189.23 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZDEK, JENNIFER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,189.15 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,189.10 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTINI, LINDA A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $56,188.56 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL, CARLY Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,188.51 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACON, GEORGE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $56,188.45 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRAZZO, KENNETH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,188.00 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETH, KATIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,187.66 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, PETER E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,187.54 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSULLIVAN, PATRICK J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,187.07 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ADRIENNE E Employer name East Islip Fire District Amount $56,186.82 Date 07/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, DAVID W Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,186.79 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCZYNSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,186.67 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DALE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,186.60 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, CYNTHIA R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,186.52 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBECK, DAVID P Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $56,186.27 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, JOHN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,186.25 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALADE, LINDA E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,186.24 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JULIE A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $56,186.16 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTKAMP, WILLIAM G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,185.99 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, COLBY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,185.78 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, SUSAN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,185.55 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALANGI, NANCY F Employer name Warren County Amount $56,185.22 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, JOHN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,185.10 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, DANYELLE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,185.06 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELEN, SARAH J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,185.02 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,184.89 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTORINO, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $56,184.69 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VICKY L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $56,184.53 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAVID R Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $56,184.36 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, ALEJADRINA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,184.28 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, COLIN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,184.27 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,184.18 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, ALANA J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,184.01 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,183.90 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System