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 RODRIGUEZ, ABIMAEL Employer name Education Department Amount $52,490.94 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, TYLER J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $52,490.90 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, MICHAEL G Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $52,490.79 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FRANK J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $52,490.73 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MONTY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,490.22 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLAN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,490.19 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALABAN, MARY K Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $52,490.17 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, LISA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,490.02 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,489.94 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,489.83 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELL, ROCHELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,489.78 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, JOHN Employer name Erie County Amount $52,489.74 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PAUL F Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $52,489.70 Date 03/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYKLEK, ROSEMARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,489.38 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $52,489.16 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUAIN, GREGORY S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $52,488.85 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KEVIN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,488.82 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,488.73 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBBY, VIRGINIA L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $52,488.45 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, ERNESTO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,488.38 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TURSI, KERRI M Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,488.36 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, CRYSTAL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,488.23 Date 11/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, CAROL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,488.02 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NESTOR E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,487.91 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, JO A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,487.81 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ALPHA O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,487.57 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KHADIJA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $52,487.41 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFOOT, DENNIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,487.22 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POELKER, SHERYL A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $52,486.98 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, ELAINE A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $52,486.97 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MIKAELA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,486.43 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLILEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $52,486.20 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALKOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,485.82 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZARIEGO, JOSE A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $52,485.79 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLIN, SEAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $52,485.73 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEALLOR, JACOB R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,485.69 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKE, WILLIAM M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $52,485.69 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLE-FISHKIS, ASHLEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,485.62 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LESLIE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,485.62 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, EVELYN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,485.49 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,485.41 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMILIO, CHRISTINE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,485.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISANTI, MICHELE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,485.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILKENNY, KATHLEEN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,485.09 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ASHLEY M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,485.09 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHANEL N Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,485.09 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, VIRNALISY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,485.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BITSY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,485.09 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOLANDA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,485.09 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MEI S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,485.09 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, HOLLY B Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,484.70 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERMONT, JOSIANNE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,484.60 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAWN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,484.10 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, WILLIAM C Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $52,484.00 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JA-WAYNE, SR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,483.40 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JILL A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $52,483.10 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ZACHERY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,483.07 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRKIEWICZ, MELISSA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,483.00 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, SCOTT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,482.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, LORILEE J Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $52,482.62 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, LEIGHANN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,482.50 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLENN D Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $52,482.32 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, ANNMARIE L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,482.29 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, TANIA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $52,482.21 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, TRINITY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,482.20 Date 01/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,482.11 Date 05/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,481.98 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, AMY J Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $52,481.70 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,481.64 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEA, LEROY J Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $52,481.64 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, LORETTA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,481.48 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, SARAH L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,481.45 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, DONALD R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $52,481.35 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, KATHERINE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $52,481.18 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBA, SAMANTHA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,481.03 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZIK, DONALD Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,481.03 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CATHERINE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,480.43 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGBAUM-HANKS, SUSAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,480.32 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, JOHN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,480.25 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIARA, NEEMA E S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,479.90 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, AMY K Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,479.82 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, LUCY L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $52,479.76 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JACK B, JR Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $52,479.60 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOP, PATRICK D, SR Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $52,479.15 Date 02/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKIN, DEBRA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,479.02 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHARON Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,479.02 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALOR, JACOB A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $52,478.95 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOYCE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,478.35 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS-GLINSKI, KELLY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,478.30 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROW, RANDALL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,478.03 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIM, MARGARITA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,478.03 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCO, SANDRA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $52,478.03 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $52,478.03 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCA, MICHAEL A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $52,477.83 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERS, PAUL H Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,477.79 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINFURTNER, SHANNON C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,476.64 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, SHANNON L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $52,476.55 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHILIP J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $52,476.23 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANT, SUSAN Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $52,476.15 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,475.99 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System