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 WOJTKIEWICZ, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $52,307.67 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILALLA, JERILEE B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $52,307.64 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, KENNETH J Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $52,307.64 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PELL, DAVID J Employer name Warren County Amount $52,307.32 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELABU, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,307.24 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ERIC Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $52,307.19 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYGIER, STACY D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,307.07 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, LOAN N Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $52,307.06 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISSER, KIM M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,306.98 Date 10/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYS, MICHAEL B Employer name Seneca County Amount $52,306.95 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRE', KELLEY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,306.95 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, TINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,306.79 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELHORN, DIANE P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,306.54 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, LEON G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $52,306.53 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, LARRY J Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $52,306.38 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, LISA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,306.16 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREIDINI, DORENE V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,306.12 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPRIS, PAUL E Employer name Brookfield CSD Amount $52,306.03 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPP, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,305.91 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, BETTY JO Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,305.80 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $52,305.75 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, KENNETH M Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $52,305.74 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,305.61 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, DEBRA J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,305.06 Date 01/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, COLLEEN M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $52,305.02 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCICCIA, MARTHA Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $52,304.93 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFA, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $52,304.84 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, DEBRA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $52,304.80 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, KRISTINE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,304.13 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,304.02 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, DALE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,303.57 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, DENISE Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,303.44 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANESE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,303.13 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, JENNIFER M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,303.13 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, REBECCA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,303.13 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, MARY E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,303.08 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ANGELA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,303.07 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYSOWSKI, AIMEE P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $52,303.04 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EDWARD D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,302.96 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROVIC, NEVENA NANCY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,302.90 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, RICHARD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,302.85 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVNANDAN, DEVIKA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $52,302.84 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CAROLINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,302.55 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MARCUS A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $52,302.54 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTL, JULIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,302.50 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,301.80 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESAURO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $52,301.80 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, VINCENT Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,301.48 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, SHARON E Employer name Yates County Amount $52,301.43 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BETH A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $52,300.77 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNICKLES, DOUGLAS E, JR Employer name Town of St Armand Amount $52,300.21 Date 12/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, TYLER D Employer name Village of Bath Amount $52,300.21 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKEW, ELAINE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $52,300.17 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, KATHERINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $52,300.17 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENIFF, ERICA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,300.10 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DERRICK W Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $52,299.93 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, NATHANIEL P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,299.92 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $52,299.59 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON-MC MAHON, MARTHA E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $52,299.52 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, JAMES F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,299.34 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, KAREN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,299.23 Date 07/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBRA L Employer name Orange County Amount $52,298.83 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERS, KAREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,298.67 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,298.60 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCKER, ROBERT C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,298.28 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANEK, HOLLY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,298.23 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $52,298.10 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMARALES, FALEENA F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,298.08 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRAN, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,298.05 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREUSIKE, NATASHA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $52,297.81 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ANGEL L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $52,297.65 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DOROTHEA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,297.60 Date 04/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,297.31 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBRAN, INGA A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $52,297.27 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JOSHUA G Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $52,297.24 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANU, LISA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $52,297.13 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,297.10 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFYN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $52,297.08 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITCHMORE, DENVOR M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,296.68 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOST, KAREN J Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $52,296.56 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHAM, JOHN R Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $52,296.34 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,296.23 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,296.03 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JANET M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $52,296.03 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHLOE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,296.00 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ELAINE C Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $52,296.00 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, CHRISTINA C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,295.69 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SEAN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,295.65 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, TRACY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,295.46 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDLE, LORETTA C Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $52,295.43 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,295.39 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,295.38 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,295.15 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESAR, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,295.01 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, EARL T, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,294.65 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTOVEROS, VINCENZA Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $52,294.46 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZIER, KAITLYN N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,294.45 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JAMIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,294.23 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $52,294.05 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISECHOK, SHAWN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $52,294.05 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System