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 GOSNELL, GLEN P Employer name Washington County Amount $53,700.76 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATTI, MELONIE G Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $53,700.63 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENTIIS, MADELINE Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $53,700.51 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JENNIFER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,700.47 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, SHEILA G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,700.45 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSEY, STEPHEN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,700.11 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, DERRICK D C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,700.08 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, WILLIAM E Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $53,700.08 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, KEVIN L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $53,699.92 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, MARY AGNES Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $53,699.90 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWTHER, CHRISTINE P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,699.42 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKROYD, TERESA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,699.39 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SCOTT O, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,699.28 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, AMNA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,699.14 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JULIE A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $53,699.07 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCONE, DIANA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,699.07 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, CORINNE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,698.97 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEFF, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $53,698.83 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFFER, CHERYL L Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $53,698.44 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ROBERT M Employer name Riverhead Fire District Amount $53,698.43 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, RYAN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,698.40 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGATELL, JARROD L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $53,698.40 Date 11/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINO, KRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $53,698.40 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, TONYA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $53,697.98 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, EDWARD H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,697.67 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERSEN, CAROL T Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $53,697.59 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNETSKY, JENNIFER L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $53,697.59 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIANE, DIANE H Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $53,697.59 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELA, ROBERTO N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,697.46 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASMAN, TRAVIS M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,697.38 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINIEWSKI, BARBARA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $53,697.36 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATER, SHAWN R A Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $53,697.24 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRENBACH, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $53,697.24 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DEIRDRE Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,696.94 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGAND, GERALDINE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,696.76 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANNMARIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,696.63 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MARY V Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,696.59 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJ, EDWIN J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $53,696.28 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENDT, EUNICE H Employer name Medina CSD Amount $53,696.27 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, DIANE Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $53,696.24 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTY, JOHN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,696.15 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIKONGO, HENRY Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,696.08 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, CHARLEAN Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $53,695.94 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, PAUL G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,695.66 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNERICH, CHRISTINA L Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $53,695.63 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, FREDERICK Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,695.57 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, ROSS E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $53,695.55 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIWULSKI, KELSEY L Employer name Erie County Amount $53,695.31 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TRICIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,695.23 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWAN, SHARON C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,694.83 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JODI L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,694.71 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, THOMAS Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $53,694.47 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERING, LISA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,694.37 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,694.24 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATOR, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,693.99 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZICK, CORRINA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,693.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLY, CATHERINE T Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,693.60 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLI, GINA Q Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,693.55 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $53,693.40 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLAZZO, JILL M Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $53,693.18 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERSEN, DARLENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,692.90 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELE, RYANN M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $53,692.80 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $53,692.76 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CAROL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,692.75 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACY, NICOLE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,692.72 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO, SHEILA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $53,692.57 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDERT, CONNIE L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,692.43 Date 07/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICE, HOWARD A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $53,692.42 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZEL, MAUREEN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,692.38 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETTLEWORTH, ASTON B Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $53,692.18 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORISTIN, HERVE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,692.08 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ELENA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,691.68 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANE, SCOTT H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,691.51 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, LISA A Employer name Warren County Amount $53,691.05 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMPO, CARL P Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $53,690.85 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, MILDRED Employer name Orange County Amount $53,690.71 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,690.70 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Clay Amount $53,690.64 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOKE, MARVIN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,690.63 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MOND, DONALD A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,690.47 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,690.43 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEVS, KRISTINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,690.06 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIGNON, COREY J Employer name Albany County Amount $53,690.02 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, BERNADETTE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,689.92 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JO-ANNE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $53,689.86 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, DIANE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,689.74 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENART, STEVEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,689.23 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTLER, ELLEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,689.13 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKOWSKI, JASON R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,689.13 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTA, SWARNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,689.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,689.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERENCEVYCH, IHOR W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,689.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERING, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,689.13 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLE, DAVID G Employer name Education Department Amount $53,689.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JOHN A Employer name Education Department Amount $53,689.13 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKULA, PRASANNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,689.13 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTE, MICHAEL E Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,688.88 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JASON C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,688.79 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RICHARD J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,688.73 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBACKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $53,688.41 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System