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 VERONEZI, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,431.51 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,431.33 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, FRANK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,430.91 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, LAURIE A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $52,430.89 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZA, YOGIN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,430.80 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUES-ULINTZ, JORDAN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,430.22 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEITH G Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $52,430.01 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENCHER, JAMES P Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $52,429.96 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,429.92 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, MICHAEL C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $52,429.85 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $52,429.78 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, DANE A Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $52,429.64 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRY, VINCENT A, SR Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $52,429.26 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ABIGAIL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,429.08 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVER, VERONICA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $52,428.99 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAA, IVAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,428.79 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACHER, JAMES W Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $52,428.50 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALL, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,428.47 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVIO, MARTHA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,428.44 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELLE, BRADLEY D Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,428.44 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DIANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,428.37 Date 01/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ELLEN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,427.85 Date 04/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, THOKO O Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,427.61 Date 01/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRINO, DANIEL F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,427.58 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASPER, ANNE M Employer name Lockport Public Library Amount $52,427.50 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEATES, THOMAS W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $52,427.45 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,427.32 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, ETHAN J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $52,427.29 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, DAVID K Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $52,427.27 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, TERESA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,426.90 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOA, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,426.52 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KIRSTEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,426.19 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIELESZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $52,426.18 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USAS, JEFFREY S Employer name Broome County Amount $52,426.14 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, MICHELLE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,426.12 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, WILLIAM V Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $52,426.03 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,425.78 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULGER, SHAWN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,425.71 Date 06/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMHAGEN, DONALD S Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $52,425.64 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,425.60 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MARCIA E Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,425.17 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESANDRO, THEODORE R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $52,425.09 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, EDWARD J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $52,424.90 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STANLEY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $52,424.58 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $52,424.13 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN-LOPEZ, KATIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,423.51 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,423.50 Date 07/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, DELLA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,423.41 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-MILLWOOD, SHARON M Employer name Education Department Amount $52,423.41 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, DARLEEN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,422.52 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, NAEOMI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,422.33 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,422.27 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CAROL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,422.23 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU VAL, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,422.15 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, AUBREA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,421.63 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAPRIA, CHRISTIAN P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $52,421.62 Date 03/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JIMMY J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $52,421.37 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARY E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,420.86 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, BARBARA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,420.77 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIRO, CAROL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,420.67 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,420.65 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCIL, KRISTY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,420.53 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, LISA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,420.40 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THOMAS A Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,420.33 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, DANIEL R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $52,420.22 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIMANIS, AIJA R Employer name Albany County Amount $52,420.06 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVAIR, GINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,420.05 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, WILLIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,420.02 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDIA, DEREK G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,420.02 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WAYNE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,419.90 Date 12/15/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,419.87 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVETTA, DEBBIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,419.45 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HENRY F, JR Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $52,419.45 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, TAMMY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,419.35 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDBEE, PRESTON E Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $52,419.31 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, GILBERT Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $52,419.20 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,419.07 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $52,418.87 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, HEATHER A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,418.61 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, MARY F Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $52,418.20 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLS, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $52,418.07 Date 12/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KURT R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $52,417.88 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, CANDY L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $52,417.65 Date 03/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, MARCELINO A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,417.55 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, CODY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,417.39 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, MICHAEL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,417.33 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, MARIE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,417.26 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINERT, PAUL V Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,417.23 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JAMES T Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $52,417.10 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMURRO, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,416.82 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETHERS, BARBARA W Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,416.79 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, KENZIE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,416.76 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $52,416.75 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSARI, IMRAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,416.70 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, DAWN G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,416.51 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, JOHN F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $52,416.27 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATSALIS, EUGENIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $52,416.11 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPI, MARY F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $52,416.09 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, ANGELA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,415.89 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, EDWARD Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,415.56 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System