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 LEWIS, STEPHEN S Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $52,132.28 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETCHELL, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $52,132.24 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, NICOLE K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $52,132.18 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, TERENCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,132.15 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESLEV-KLETT, VIOLETA A Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,132.14 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMER, VALERIE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,132.08 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMENKO, BRANDI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,132.02 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCITORE-NEBOLINI, CYNTHIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,131.95 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTINE L Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,131.94 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUSTIN Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,131.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBELL, EVELYN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,131.83 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDITA, SALVATORE T Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $52,131.62 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JENNIFER T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,131.61 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGLEY, PETER G Employer name City of Hudson Amount $52,131.48 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, GERARD Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,131.18 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZI, MARK J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $52,131.06 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWES, JEROME D Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,130.94 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, RACHEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,130.87 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, STEPHEN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,130.86 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, BRENDA J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $52,130.55 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ALANA C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $52,130.31 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DRISCOLL B Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,130.14 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,129.80 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANDI, DOREEN E Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $52,129.64 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, MICHEL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,129.61 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, HEATHER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,129.54 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFING, VALERIE J VELEY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,129.34 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $52,129.34 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORZYNSKI, CYNTHIA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,129.34 Date 01/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ELLEN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,129.34 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, JOANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $52,129.34 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDRI, ANNA E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,129.34 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBIE, BRIAN T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $52,129.16 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, LOUIS C Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,128.80 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITES, JENNY Employer name Orange County Amount $52,128.43 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, SHARI Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,128.26 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARMOLEO, TRICIA Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $52,128.18 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNEY, ZANE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,128.00 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAN, LESHAWN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,127.90 Date 01/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ASHLEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,127.87 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, KRISTIN M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $52,127.56 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOURDANAIS, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,127.48 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, LEIGH M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,127.13 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JEFFREY M Employer name Broome County Amount $52,127.06 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TONYA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,126.71 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, ELIZABETH C Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $52,126.49 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, LORI A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,126.38 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, DONNA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $52,126.33 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, THOMAS Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $52,126.30 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,126.22 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, NANCY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,126.18 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JEFFREY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,126.14 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAS, BRANDON S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,125.75 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBAGIO, JACQUELINE G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,125.66 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, EULALEE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,125.47 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, PAUL E, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,125.37 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN L Employer name Town of West Bloomfield Amount $52,125.31 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, LEONARD, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,124.77 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEB, STEVEN M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,124.75 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUSSMANN, KURT H Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,124.64 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENIS, HELEN M, MS Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,124.59 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICHARD M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $52,124.51 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, TAI-RON Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,124.31 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCANGELIS, STEVEN Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $52,124.30 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,124.24 Date 09/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCREENE, MARY M Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $52,124.14 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILISON, WENDY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,123.91 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARC J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,123.78 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, PAMELA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,123.70 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENBAHN, NANCY B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,123.52 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MICHAEL A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $52,123.33 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLIETO, FRANK M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,123.00 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAWAY, DEAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,122.88 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, KIRK R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,122.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, RICHARD D Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,122.20 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IRIS M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $52,122.06 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBOYSKI, KEITH R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,122.01 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STANLEY A, JR Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $52,122.01 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCHAK, MARIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,121.88 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE E Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $52,121.60 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAM, PETER J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $52,121.56 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHART, SCOTT R Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,121.53 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DONNA M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $52,121.37 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, CHRISTINE J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,121.26 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PENNY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,121.24 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHATIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,120.79 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JOEL F Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $52,120.61 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $52,120.52 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ROBERT F Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,120.14 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, TERRY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,119.98 Date 01/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, COLIN C Employer name Erie County Amount $52,119.83 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBBIE, MARK Employer name Orange County Amount $52,119.70 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,119.41 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIZIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,119.31 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, STACEY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,119.27 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $52,119.18 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETTE, THOMAS P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,119.12 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JERRY S Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $52,119.03 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PRAAG, CHRIS W Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $52,118.53 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, KEITH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,118.43 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System