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 GORCZYNSKI, ABBIE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,934.32 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDMINTAS, ALEKSANDRAS, JR Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $52,934.23 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, JAMES F, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $52,934.20 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, ANGELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,933.85 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KEVIN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,933.64 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JANICE A Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $52,933.50 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,933.34 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LORI A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $52,933.24 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, LOUIS J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,932.65 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,932.64 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JASON P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,932.53 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLITS, BRENDA A Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $52,932.30 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOWIT, MICAH R Employer name Albany County Amount $52,932.29 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BERNARD E Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $52,932.13 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, CASSANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,931.83 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JUSTIN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $52,931.83 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, DONALD A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,931.57 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, CASANDRA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,931.48 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, PETER A Employer name Education Department Amount $52,931.37 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MIGUEL, SR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,931.28 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JONATHAN S Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $52,931.21 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLADELE, KAOSARA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,931.13 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSENAT, MARGALIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,930.84 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARYUS, RANY R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,930.81 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPIRO, MIREILLE Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,930.79 Date 11/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, BRAD F Employer name Albany County Amount $52,930.62 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, GLORIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,930.50 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDO, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,929.97 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPP, DANIEL H Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $52,929.87 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,929.80 Date 06/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GARY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,929.78 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKIMMY, VIOLA R Employer name Broome County Amount $52,929.77 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, FRANCOIS Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,929.63 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Owego Amount $52,929.60 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DEANNE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,929.53 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, ANDREA G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $52,929.01 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIULKO, CHRISTIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,928.84 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,928.55 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, JUDITH R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,928.50 Date 12/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, LORI M Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $52,928.30 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, BENJAMIN D Employer name Cortland County Amount $52,928.03 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GRETCHEN K Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $52,927.85 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BENJAMIN V Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,927.76 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, EMILY R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $52,927.75 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGAS, COLLEEN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,927.65 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI, MELISSA R Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,927.65 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGNESI, MICHAEL A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,927.63 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWAIN, KEVIN A, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,927.62 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, BRYAN Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $52,927.44 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRILL, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Utica Amount $52,927.24 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTY, CAROLE E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,926.96 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,926.95 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERSCHAFER, JAMIE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,926.71 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, WILFREDO, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $52,926.53 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, LISA A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $52,926.38 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KEVIN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $52,926.20 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSWICK, COLLEEN R Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $52,926.12 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSZKINIS, EVA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $52,925.95 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, GRACE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,925.94 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PECK, KAREN G Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $52,925.80 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULMAGE, NANCY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,925.50 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDER, LAURA L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,925.43 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, RICHARD A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $52,924.77 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, ROBERT A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,924.63 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, MARTHA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,924.58 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, DAWN M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $52,923.80 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUFANT, SHERRY Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,923.72 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLETT, MATTHEW P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,923.56 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZEL, DEANNA E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $52,923.54 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DENISE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,923.52 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUIZINGA, LAURA B Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,923.15 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRILKA, MATTHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,923.02 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DOMINICK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,922.95 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JOYCE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,922.77 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, HEIDI M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,922.73 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, GORDON T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $52,922.56 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMOSFAKIDIS, GINA Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $52,922.46 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GARY E Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $52,922.31 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,921.85 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, JOSE L Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $52,921.04 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, NATALIE T Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,920.75 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNBY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $52,920.72 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CINDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $52,920.70 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LAURIE S Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $52,920.32 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZIK, JEREMY J Employer name Yates County Amount $52,920.06 Date 05/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, ALAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,919.06 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EUGENIO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,918.93 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TUANA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,918.70 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KIMBERLEE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,918.65 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMER, TAMMI Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,918.33 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESS, NORMA JEAN Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $52,917.68 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,917.61 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, FELIX Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,916.94 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $52,916.88 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHRENWEND, HEIDI H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,916.73 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, ROBERT F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $52,916.58 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,916.09 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TANYA M Employer name Education Department Amount $52,916.02 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROX, CHERYL L Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,915.59 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,915.27 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System