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 BARNO, FRANK D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,175.26 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, WILLARD C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,175.26 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETTER, TERRANCE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,175.00 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, LORI A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,174.93 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUVE, VICKIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,174.85 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, EDWARD P Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $52,174.66 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LAQUANTIA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,174.55 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, STEPHEN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,174.37 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARACE, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,174.01 Date 11/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOPPO, BEATRICE P Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $52,173.94 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ERIC A Employer name City of Rome Amount $52,173.69 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, DAVID D Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,173.60 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISING, KIRK F Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $52,173.32 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOFF, DONNA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,173.18 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $52,173.18 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $52,173.06 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, SEAN C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $52,172.97 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, MICHAEL R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $52,172.94 Date 02/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MYRON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,172.90 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, TAMARA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,172.74 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIXON, JEFFREY M Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $52,172.61 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, LISA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,172.57 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAZGA, STEPHANIE J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $52,172.56 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, ALINA T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,171.88 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARCZAK, HELEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,171.88 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, SABRINA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,171.65 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONBACHLER, PETER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,171.50 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTORIA, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome County Amount $52,171.29 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMYER, PETER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,171.21 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MICHAEL E Employer name Broome County Amount $52,171.12 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEBLER, MELISSA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,170.95 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELFAND, SANDRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,170.82 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $52,170.33 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSONTOS, MARILYN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,170.03 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, ALICIA M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,169.74 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHARLIE, III Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $52,169.58 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEY, ROSE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,169.46 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JAMES J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $52,169.46 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,169.28 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANAMON, LINDA ANNE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,169.28 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLENS, MARCIA A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,169.17 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDAN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $52,168.98 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, ERNEST S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,168.86 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHAD M Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,168.71 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTOPASSI, JO ANN P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $52,168.43 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,168.35 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ALAN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,168.15 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, TODD E Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $52,168.09 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, RICHARD G, II Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $52,167.81 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ERIC H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,167.80 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,167.56 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSOUR, MOHAMED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,167.44 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, EVELYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,167.42 Date 08/31/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JAMES Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $52,167.33 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, BRENDAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,167.27 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, NANETTE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,167.11 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, CHARLES W Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $52,167.09 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, DAVID A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,166.56 Date 04/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, BRYAN K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,166.51 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, JEREMY W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,166.46 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, BARBARA A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $52,166.43 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, LORENE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,166.12 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, TRAI T Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $52,166.11 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDELL, JOHN L, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $52,166.01 Date 10/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, KERRY D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,165.96 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, SHAWN R Employer name Erie County Amount $52,165.74 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,165.73 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELISCA, NAOMI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,165.70 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, DAVID A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,165.69 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, CHERIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,165.68 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARDINI, LESLEE ANNE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,165.58 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $52,165.53 Date 11/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KATHERINE M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $52,165.47 Date 04/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, LYNNE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,165.38 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, TAMMIE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,165.38 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, YVONNE M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $52,165.38 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NICOLA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,165.38 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHLBERG, TODD E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,165.37 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,165.12 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, PATRICK A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $52,164.98 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSLEY, WILLIAM Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $52,164.77 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOANN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,164.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Webb Amount $52,164.31 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, EDISON D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,164.28 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LARM, DAVID D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,164.26 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBEE, DYLAN R Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,163.32 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKAM, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $52,163.24 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SUSAN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $52,163.22 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAHUG, ACE ALBERT A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,162.99 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $52,162.83 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERNEST V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,162.62 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, JAMES W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,162.41 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, DEBORAH L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,162.27 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, THOMAS J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $52,162.25 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, MICHELE D Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $52,162.24 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,162.15 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHCIK, JOHNATHAN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $52,162.04 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAARUP, BARBARA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,162.00 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, SARAH M Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,161.86 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PAUL J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $52,161.47 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System