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 PELLEGRINO, FRANCIS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,228.51 Date 10/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIELSKI, MARK Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,228.51 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, JANET A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $53,228.38 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINTER, DIANNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,228.10 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,228.09 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $53,227.95 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARD, DAVID T Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $53,227.60 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, WILLIAM S Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $53,227.60 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, LINDA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,227.46 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,227.35 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSLEY, KEITH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,227.22 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOHN P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,227.20 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, RACHEL M Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $53,227.20 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, BRYAN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $53,227.16 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGLE, MARY C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $53,227.11 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,226.64 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WALTER R Employer name Erie County Amount $53,226.57 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ALLEN D Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $53,226.39 Date 11/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $53,226.12 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULRAJ, KANCHANA B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $53,225.97 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOOS, KARISSA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,225.70 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANDREA H Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $53,225.58 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPSKI, THEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,225.48 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,225.47 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,225.26 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SUSAN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,225.11 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAFRANCESCHI, LAWRENCE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,224.46 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, SALVATORE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,224.20 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, NECOLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,224.11 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTIENNE, BEVERLE ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,223.99 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TREVOR A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,223.96 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CRAIG S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,223.85 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCANN, MICHAEL J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $53,223.60 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, THOMAS P Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,223.38 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, COURTNEY F Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $53,223.30 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAST, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $53,223.20 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, AMANDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,223.05 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFEE, TERRY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,222.91 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $53,222.41 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, DUANE L Employer name Weedsport CSD Amount $53,222.34 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Evans Amount $53,222.28 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKS-CHAMBERS, MARIELINE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,222.27 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTS, CLEA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,222.03 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,221.97 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, GREGORIO J Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,221.93 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUGEL, SCOTT M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,220.71 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHARLES W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,220.47 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, LISA M Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $53,219.97 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAMORE, JEFFERY C, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,219.93 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, SEFORA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,219.87 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPITSKI, TIMOTHY V Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,219.84 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREA, VIVIAN Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $53,219.55 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SAMANTHA Employer name Orange County Amount $53,219.54 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLI, GLENN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,219.50 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, RUPAM K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,219.50 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, DEBBIE Employer name Orange County Amount $53,219.46 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JEAN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,219.31 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMANN, CAROL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,219.04 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, LINDA C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,218.97 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,218.22 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $53,218.19 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHINSON, TIMOTHY G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,217.32 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNMARIE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,217.04 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,216.73 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PAULET M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,216.62 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, JEANNINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,216.58 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GREGA, GREGG A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,216.21 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIELLO, DOMINIC Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,216.17 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DEIRDRE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,216.02 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $53,216.02 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKOVITZ, ZACHARY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,216.01 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, DWAYNE K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,215.18 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,215.18 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, SHANNON K Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,215.13 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFT, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $53,214.77 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,214.69 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSER, CHAD A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,214.49 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH T Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,214.41 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,214.38 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISGROVE, RUTH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,214.10 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,213.61 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SHEILA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,213.38 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, AMBER L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $53,213.12 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURO, STEVEN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,212.95 Date 01/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDINGTON, ELLEN L Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $53,212.50 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROSKI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $53,212.50 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGO, ANTHONY N Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $53,212.44 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DENISE I Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $53,212.37 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES G Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $53,212.29 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILDA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,212.05 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIGA, BRIAN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,212.05 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTENES, KELLEY A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $53,211.61 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, BARBARA J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $53,211.61 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, KELLI O Employer name Erie County Amount $53,211.03 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, SHARMAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,210.87 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JAMES W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,210.72 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, EMILY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,210.68 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KERRY ANN Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,210.64 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $53,210.56 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MARY E Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $53,210.55 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System