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 HEIDINGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.24 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETKA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.24 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVENTHAL, TIMOTHY H Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.22 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRASTRO, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.22 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMER, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.22 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JEANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.21 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORER, RITA Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.21 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, GEORGE D, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.21 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, THERESA A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,334.19 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBERNETSKY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,333.98 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMECKI, GREGORY L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,333.97 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARNEY, DOUG J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $55,333.95 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, LAIZA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,333.79 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICK Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,333.39 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,332.98 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, DENNIS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,332.63 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, WILLMER, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $55,332.36 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, CARMEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,332.29 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RONALD, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,332.15 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, MATTHEW T Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,331.50 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, JACQUELINE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,331.16 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORITO, KAREN Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,330.82 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, ROSE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,330.56 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, BLANCA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,330.41 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCANULTY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,330.40 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JUSTIN E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,330.39 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCKLER, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,330.28 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, THERESA M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,330.21 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRISTAN, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,330.12 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, PATRICIA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,329.80 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MEGAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,329.77 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GEORGE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,329.68 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, KENNETH B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,329.52 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODIO, FRANK A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,329.35 Date 09/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARN, LAMAR Employer name Erie County Amount $55,329.18 Date 10/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, DAVID H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,329.02 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, JOYCE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,328.97 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, TAMARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,328.64 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXENTINE, DERRICK A, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,328.38 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECKES, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,328.35 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, LINDA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,328.34 Date 06/16/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, EILEEN H Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $55,328.20 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWIRUT, JASON J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,328.04 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, MONICA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $55,327.59 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $55,327.45 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, DONNA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,327.21 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,327.11 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BLAIR A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,326.86 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEARY, CORY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,326.44 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, IRMA Employer name Erie County Amount $55,326.23 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES GOMEZ, CARLOS E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,326.20 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIJANI, MAJAT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,325.80 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL P Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,325.75 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSON, ASHLEY N Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $55,325.73 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT, MICHALEEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,325.62 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, GRACEMARIE B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,325.31 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, JANET A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,325.29 Date 02/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DWAYNE A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,325.00 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, DENISE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,324.98 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBUZOSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,324.91 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, GEORGE L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,324.84 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISON, SHENEATHA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,324.74 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARNS, REBECCA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,324.70 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACHETTA, JOSEPH J Employer name Albany County Amount $55,324.34 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINOGA, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $55,324.30 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSH, JEANNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,323.97 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, ERIC P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,323.85 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, TINA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,323.78 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLA, PATRICIA F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,323.78 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, SHARON U Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,323.78 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMBA, PAUL F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,323.58 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,323.47 Date 11/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, ERIC A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,323.31 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SYLVIA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $55,323.22 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIM, IVY K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,323.17 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT F Employer name Franklin County Amount $55,323.16 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MATTHEW C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $55,323.12 Date 08/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, DANIELLE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,322.99 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, CASEY J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $55,322.65 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, LAWRENCE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,322.17 Date 05/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISTOLA, ANTHONY L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,322.00 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, SHAYNE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,321.93 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIDA, MARIA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,321.91 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LUZ M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,321.91 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, BERNADETTE M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $55,321.91 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZ FERREIRA, MARIA E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $55,321.91 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMILIO, VINCENT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,321.81 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, GORDON M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $55,321.45 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, TERRY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,321.43 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CHESKEY, JUSTIN T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,321.25 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $55,321.08 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ERIN R Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $55,321.06 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZESNAT, GINA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,321.00 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $55,321.00 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STACEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,320.65 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAQVI, HASSAN A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,320.46 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JAMIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,320.46 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, JOHN P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $55,320.43 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,320.35 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSHOWITZ, SHERRIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,320.35 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System