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 ENGLISH, CLAIRE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,458.42 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, DANIEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,458.37 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTEEV, TONIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,458.34 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBAR, KAMRAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, CARLA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGARGIOLA, LORENZO A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLEY, ANDREW Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEO, MARIA T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,458.22 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, ADAM J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,458.04 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JUNE A Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $52,458.00 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULEK, WILLIAM P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $52,457.55 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERMEER, COLBY D Employer name Village of Springville Amount $52,457.20 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,457.07 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ANGELA G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,456.98 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,456.92 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,456.91 Date 09/09/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINE, IRMA Employer name Orange County Amount $52,456.85 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAAS, KENNETH Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $52,456.65 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAROWICZ, ANNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,456.59 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,456.55 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, BENEDICT R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $52,456.45 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLER, STEVEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,456.27 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, PETER M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,455.98 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,455.97 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, DEXTER T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,455.84 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICIA L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $52,455.77 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, JILL M Employer name Yates County Amount $52,455.67 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, NANCY S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $52,455.26 Date 07/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, COURTNEY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,455.03 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAFOA, BEVERLY A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $52,454.46 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEON, NICOLE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,454.43 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, MARISOL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,454.40 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COURTNEY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,454.23 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIO, ADRIANE C Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $52,454.22 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,454.05 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERIC T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,454.04 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, RYAN L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $52,454.02 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAMMY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,453.92 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUEZ, ISAIAS R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,453.80 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, LORRAINE Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $52,453.80 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,453.75 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCOLANO, FRANCIS T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,453.59 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, TIFFANY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,453.42 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JILL M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $52,453.19 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MAN CHI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,453.17 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCO, JULIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,452.81 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISINGER, LYDIA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,452.81 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, LYSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,452.65 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, FANGYU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,452.54 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JEREMY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,452.21 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOANNE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,452.06 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHART, JOSEPH E Employer name Madison County Amount $52,452.05 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $52,451.58 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, DONNA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,451.46 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Byron Amount $52,451.42 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGAN, KARIN C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $52,451.41 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $52,451.36 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KARIN E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,450.81 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSMILLER, JAMES P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $52,450.61 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MARK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,450.30 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, LISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,450.24 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAM, LUCY A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $52,450.00 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, HOLLY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,449.90 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYE-BEY, AUDREY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,449.78 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CAMARON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,449.77 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARE, BRIAN D Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $52,449.76 Date 10/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DOLORES Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $52,449.72 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Northampton Amount $52,449.68 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREY, SETH J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,449.48 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERTON, AARON J Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $52,449.35 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Hector Amount $52,449.26 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDMAN, JONATHAN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,449.21 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, TAMI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,449.11 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, TAMMY W Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,449.11 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,449.00 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ELIZABETH Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,448.66 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCIO, SUELLEN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,448.66 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERKENIDES, LYDIA A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,448.66 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SYLVIA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,448.54 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZESINSKI, KAREN B Employer name Erie County Amount $52,448.35 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ANDREW P Employer name Erie County Amount $52,448.00 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $52,447.72 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLAND, VOLTA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $52,447.49 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSSEN, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,447.46 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JANICE K Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,447.35 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, PATRICIA R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,447.09 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLATNISKI, DOROTHY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,447.09 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZMAN, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,446.94 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CECILE Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,446.51 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ROSIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,446.51 Date 03/09/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PRESTINA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,446.51 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TAMI K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,446.51 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, BRIDGET M Employer name Department of State Amount $52,446.51 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,446.51 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,446.51 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DEBORAH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $52,446.51 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, BETH I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,446.51 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ROSALIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,446.51 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, RICHARD W, JR Employer name City of Batavia Amount $52,446.20 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System