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 WALKER, DEBORAH L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,254.93 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, GARTH V Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $55,254.61 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, ALAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,254.13 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CORBIN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,253.97 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,253.74 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEES, JOHN R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,253.59 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ACCHILLE, MARGARET D Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $55,253.31 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, KENNETH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $55,253.12 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $55,253.07 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,252.90 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPS CLAIRE, DAPHNE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,252.45 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, ELLEN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,252.41 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, THOMAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $55,251.97 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKSZYCKI, JEFFREY S Employer name Greene County Amount $55,251.35 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,251.33 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JOSEPH N Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,251.14 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KEEGAN K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,250.77 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JENNIFER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,250.59 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, AMY N Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,250.53 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, GARY S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,250.53 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, ALISON K Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $55,250.26 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, YHOZOTY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,249.91 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DONALD G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,249.87 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPE, MARY M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,249.61 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, TAMARA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,249.37 Date 02/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCARELLI, GINA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $55,249.20 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, DAVID M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $55,249.08 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWE, TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,248.84 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ROBERT E Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $55,248.80 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, LINDA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,248.66 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINI, JUSTIN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,248.53 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ROBERT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,248.44 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, SUSAN T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,247.99 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELASKAS, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $55,247.96 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIBU, SAMUEL O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,247.71 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, DREW Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,247.15 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADGETT, TIMOTHY L Employer name Bath CSD Amount $55,247.01 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE-SEARCHWELL, JANEITA Employer name Orange County Amount $55,246.96 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, LAWRENCE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,246.94 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, VICTOR W, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,246.94 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, PATRICIA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,246.34 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLER, YOLANDA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,245.55 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, SHARON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,245.30 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGELIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $55,245.12 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KELLY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,245.05 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOURDON, MARIANNE A Employer name Broome County Amount $55,244.68 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, NATALIE A Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $55,244.57 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, HEAVEN L Employer name Orange County Amount $55,244.51 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERLIES, DENISE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,244.40 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARS, MARK C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $55,244.38 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, SARA E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,244.36 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROBSKI, PETER K Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,244.33 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORES, ROBERTO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $55,244.32 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, MARK E Employer name Chemung Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $55,244.00 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RANDY S Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $55,243.91 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, SCOTT E Employer name Albany County Amount $55,243.37 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KATHY L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,243.21 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZANO, KACIE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,242.99 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ENRICA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,242.96 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNICKI, SCOTT E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,242.54 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMORE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,242.17 Date 05/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTH, EUGENE C Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $55,241.80 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,241.58 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOAQUIN, DANIEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,241.51 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOTTI, LISA J Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $55,241.45 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, NADESHA M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $55,241.30 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,240.90 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPCHICK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,240.85 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANCUSO, NANCY E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,240.63 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,240.50 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-SCOTT, DENISE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,240.34 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLODGO, JEFFREY S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,240.26 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABUKUTTY, ACHAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,239.88 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINAMONTI, NANCY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,239.82 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, MARVA D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,239.60 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTKEVICH, JOANN Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $55,239.17 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,239.05 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMARATIUS, DONNA F Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $55,238.88 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMIDA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $55,238.34 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JACK D Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $55,238.16 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLYKE, KARENSUE Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $55,237.89 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, CHRISTIANA G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,237.83 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, CATHY Y Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,237.81 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,237.61 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAG, SHELBY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,237.47 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKSTROM, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,237.30 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSHNACK, KELLIE A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $55,237.21 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, EDWARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,237.09 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALO, JOANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,236.76 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETERNUS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,236.61 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENZIE A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $55,236.57 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, JONATHAN M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $55,236.52 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MARTIN A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,236.36 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCALZO, HOLLY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,236.35 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,235.94 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, SHARI Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,235.92 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOTT, JOEL F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,235.33 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, LORI A Employer name Allegany County Amount $55,235.30 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTA, THOMAS M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,235.10 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, GINA K Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $55,235.06 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System