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 PIERIE, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,113.22 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDOLOR, LUCKY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,113.22 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,112.82 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, GEORGE H, V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,112.82 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, TARA ASH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,112.82 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DANA R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,112.69 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CINDY L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $53,112.45 Date 12/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, OTIS K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,112.38 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOSHUA R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $53,112.18 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOHN E, JR Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $53,111.91 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, RICHARD D C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $53,111.24 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIEREK, SHERRY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,111.19 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, SUSAN Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $53,111.11 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELLI, ARTHUR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,111.01 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JANINE L Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $53,110.99 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,110.92 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LORI A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,110.87 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JAMES A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,110.82 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, JULIE MILLER Employer name Orange County Amount $53,110.79 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOHEEN, BRETT J Employer name Village of Medina Amount $53,110.76 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, RYON S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,110.62 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,110.41 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPBURN, ADRIANNE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,110.22 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGEL, MARY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,110.12 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MEGHAN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,110.12 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, YENNI C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,110.12 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMIKER, TRICIA M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $53,109.86 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LARRY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,109.84 Date 12/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LISA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,109.67 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, KATHY A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,109.60 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, WILLIAM A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $53,109.46 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, DAVID G Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $53,109.07 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, LAJOHNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,109.01 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZEK, ANWAR A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,108.98 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,108.96 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,108.92 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDERKIRK, JEFFREY C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,108.92 Date 02/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLL, CHARLOTTE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,108.92 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBRICK, DAVID J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $53,108.92 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, RALPH L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $53,108.92 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,108.81 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, FRANCIS C Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $53,108.28 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, DAVID A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,108.15 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODOR, NICHOLAS I Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,108.08 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIACCA, NANCY C Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $53,107.86 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RICHARD M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,107.71 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRENDA J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,107.57 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,107.44 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANGELA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,107.29 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, JUDITH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,107.14 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANNELL, CONNIE J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,107.13 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELL, CHARLENE F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,107.13 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAL, DEBORAH A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,107.13 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, PHILLIP A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,107.02 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKALIS, WALTER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,107.01 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, JASON A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,106.83 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANICOLAOU, LISA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $53,106.67 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CHRISTINE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,106.59 Date 10/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHANIE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,106.30 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAYD, ALECIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,106.13 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEY, MICAH R Employer name Town of Holland Amount $53,106.01 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SEAN P Employer name Village of Massena Amount $53,105.88 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, ROBERT K Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,105.82 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, KERVIN L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $53,105.22 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, CATHERINE J Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $53,104.84 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAGG, FREDERICK D Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $53,104.70 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISERT, ANDREW Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,104.65 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,104.64 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACITO, DARLENE B Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $53,104.56 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, KAITLYN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,104.53 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, MICHAEL J, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,104.45 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, XAVIER Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $53,104.30 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, HENRY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,104.04 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,103.68 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,103.59 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, RYAN J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,103.51 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JOSEPH B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,103.11 Date 09/12/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,103.06 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NERRISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,102.95 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, EDUARDO A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,102.92 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, KYLE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,102.76 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, GEOFFREY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,102.49 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AYANNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,102.00 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETHALS, SUE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $53,101.96 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERTH, JEDADIAH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,101.69 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETHIREDDY, DIVYA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,101.30 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICK, AMANDA T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $53,101.27 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RICHARD A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,101.12 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $53,100.99 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERPOLE, MARTIN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,100.84 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAZZO, ANITA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,100.68 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MATTHEW T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,100.65 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MARTIN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,100.26 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, YU SHAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,100.25 Date 11/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, LISA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,099.92 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, ROBERTA R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $53,099.91 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, PAMELA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $53,099.91 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, THOMAS R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,099.80 Date 06/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, PASQUA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $53,099.79 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZ, NICHOLE C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,099.68 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System