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 GEARY, BETH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,543.38 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGODA, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,542.98 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, SYLVESTER Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,542.75 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, ADAM J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $55,542.23 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, STEVEN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,541.93 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXHAM, SCOTT L, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,541.87 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,541.58 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEFFREY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,541.56 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, IVETTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,541.47 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CATHY F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,541.36 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, INGRID A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,541.27 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ROXANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,541.09 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWS, VALERIE T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $55,541.00 Date 03/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KATHRYN V Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $55,540.96 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, TARA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,540.82 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOWCH, TAMMY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,540.73 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,540.32 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICOB, MICHAEL A Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $55,540.32 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, ROBERT T Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,540.02 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, LORI S Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $55,540.02 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIEL T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,540.00 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORME, JEAN T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $55,539.90 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ARENAS, MIGDALIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,539.66 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JOAN C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,539.65 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, PATRICIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,539.37 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGINS, DWAYNE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,539.19 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENFELD, BRANDON Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $55,539.19 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,539.05 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARK A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $55,538.67 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, EMANUELA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $55,538.24 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, ARNOLD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,538.08 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, VICTORIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,537.61 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPIA, ANTHONY P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,537.13 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KAREN L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $55,536.92 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCIOUS, KRISTA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,536.79 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMERS, JOEY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,536.76 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOSHUA T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,536.71 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHARLES G Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $55,536.54 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSONO, JOSEPH GABRIEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,536.52 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, JULIAN J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,536.46 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHIRLISA B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,536.41 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SHARON A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $55,536.11 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, JANICE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,535.96 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOBI, NNAMUDI E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $55,535.80 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHELE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,535.33 Date 03/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANET V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,535.25 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,535.25 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MAUREEN K Employer name Franklin County Amount $55,535.17 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, ANITA J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,535.07 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISANTI, STEPHEN J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $55,535.04 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABY, PAUL T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $55,535.03 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDS, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $55,534.78 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, NANCY S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,534.72 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, DONALD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,534.38 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENHOLM, DANIEL R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $55,533.95 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, BRETT R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,533.90 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KENNETH G Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $55,533.90 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENNIS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,533.70 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, GERALD J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $55,533.00 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASORSA, ROSALIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,532.68 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, VICTOR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $55,532.64 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICCIA, RALPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,532.29 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MERCEDES Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $55,532.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, MONICA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $55,531.80 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KATHY A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,531.79 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, ANTHONY J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,531.76 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, BRIAN C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,531.62 Date 04/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, ROBERT J, III Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,531.59 Date 08/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $55,531.52 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOANN L Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $55,531.12 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEBERG, PAUL T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,530.73 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELENSKY, MARK T Employer name Broome County Amount $55,530.16 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BARBARA J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,530.14 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, LOVETT J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,529.80 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, KEISHA F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,529.47 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, TODD A Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,529.46 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, MICHAEL T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,529.19 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNER, ALLEN A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $55,529.04 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, ANA S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,529.02 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, SANDRA Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,528.85 Date 01/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURK, LAURA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $55,528.64 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, CORNELIO Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,528.50 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISM, VALERIE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,527.86 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROFF, GARY C, JR Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $55,527.72 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,527.41 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, PORTIA X Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,527.37 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARENZA, CARLO Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $55,527.24 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,527.22 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Perry CSD Amount $55,527.18 Date 02/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, ROSEMARY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,526.47 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWPAK, JOYCE T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,526.38 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, BRIAN R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,526.07 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN T, JR Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $55,526.06 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, DENNIS J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,526.04 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRIZIO, FELICIA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,525.95 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, LEONA Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,525.37 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI, RONALD B, SR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $55,525.31 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPARTER, DANIEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,525.19 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,525.19 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIER, CHARLES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,524.52 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System