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 PILATO, BRENDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,571.83 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRA, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,571.66 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLINTON, DENISE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,571.46 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $52,571.43 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRI, KENNETH V Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $52,571.42 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHAD M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,571.19 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, ALLEN W Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $52,571.18 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DEBRA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,571.03 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, DAVID A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $52,570.95 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, LAWRENCE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,570.92 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDILLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,570.20 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALATISE, MUSIBAU A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,570.13 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, APRIL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,570.12 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHELLE A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $52,569.99 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JULIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,569.82 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGAI, ROSE M Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $52,569.57 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,569.46 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,569.35 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LYNDSAY L Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $52,568.72 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHMANN, BRUCE Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $52,568.55 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, DAVID B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,568.51 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GILBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,568.15 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, DANIEL M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $52,568.09 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, SHU Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,568.08 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $52,567.80 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOAN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,567.55 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, JUSTIN J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $52,567.34 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTA, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $52,567.33 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,567.32 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLO, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,567.19 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, DALE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,567.18 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,566.90 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSELL, BENJAMIN M Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $52,566.78 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEANORA L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,566.75 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, ANTONIO C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,566.70 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, MARY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,566.70 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DIANE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,566.35 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, JAMIE T Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,566.30 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMEZZA, MARGARET A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,566.18 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PAMELA G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,565.98 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, KAREN J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,565.93 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECHO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,565.76 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM J Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,565.64 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $52,565.54 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPOKA, CYNTHIA B Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $52,565.12 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, MICHELLE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $52,565.04 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZZEL, DAWN R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,565.02 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, MARY V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,565.01 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $52,564.59 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILL, CAMESHA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,564.59 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LATIFA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $52,564.35 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JULIO C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $52,564.34 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, KEVIN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,564.32 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARI, LORI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,564.11 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JULIE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $52,564.00 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, MICHAEL B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,563.90 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC OMBER, ERIC M Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,563.70 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, BENJAMIN W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,563.59 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELLEN W Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $52,563.41 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSING, NOREEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,563.30 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SARA M Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $52,563.22 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YALI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,563.18 Date 07/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JACQUELYN A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,562.71 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSEL, CHRISTINE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $52,562.21 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, BRANDON L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,562.18 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, KORY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,562.07 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILKWORTH, DIANE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,562.04 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHNER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,561.68 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DE'MONICA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,561.58 Date 11/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LIAM K Employer name Fulton County Amount $52,560.90 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMERICH, MARY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,560.81 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOVAN G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $52,560.67 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONEY, ADRIENNE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,560.46 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, LOUISE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,560.44 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PALMA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,560.30 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SON, KAREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,560.30 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,560.30 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, JOHN C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,560.23 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINA, BRANDON Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,559.70 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, DANIELLE Employer name Albany County Amount $52,559.58 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, MEGAN M Employer name Town of Amenia Amount $52,558.98 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAS, MARISSA K Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $52,558.66 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMALFA, TONIANN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,558.54 Date 07/04/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, COLTON J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $52,558.22 Date 01/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENRY, JO ANN C Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $52,558.00 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLCRAFT, DAVID M Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $52,557.78 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, RALPH W, II Employer name Village of Glen Park Amount $52,557.12 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JILL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,556.81 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, TARA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,556.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,556.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'OLIO, RAYMOND Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,556.60 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-BEY, TAMEKA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,556.60 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURASSA, DEBORAH ANNE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,555.88 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ARLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,555.71 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, MARIO, JR Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,555.56 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARGIN, WILLIAM D Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,555.56 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, LESTER, JR Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $52,555.55 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSACK, ELLEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,555.29 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREST, JEREMY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,555.26 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PATRICK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $52,554.84 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System