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 MC INERNEY, DENNIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,025.10 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULT, JULIA E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $52,025.08 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LOUIS M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,025.07 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZYKOWSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,024.98 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWEY, KENNETH T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $52,024.75 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALVARO A Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $52,024.72 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, KAREN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $52,024.35 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, JACKIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,024.13 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, RICHARD J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,024.07 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMELOFSKE, LORRAINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,023.89 Date 01/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, SARAH Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $52,023.89 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $52,023.89 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, TRAVIS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,023.52 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $52,023.48 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, LAURA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,023.33 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, THADDEUS R Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,023.29 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, EDNA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,023.27 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Hume Amount $52,023.23 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,023.12 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,023.08 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TAHISHA B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,022.85 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, VANESSA E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $52,022.83 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAULT, MICHAEL W Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $52,022.80 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOYNE, JENNA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,022.78 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTGAM, DUSTIN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,022.53 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODGOOD, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,022.51 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $52,022.40 Date 03/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $52,022.05 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, MARYANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,021.95 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERA, DENISE C Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $52,021.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES T Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $52,021.43 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, STEPHEN J Employer name Essex County Amount $52,021.28 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGUEL, LIDIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,021.07 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILMI-SMITH, DONNA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,020.69 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEBRIDGE, LA DONNA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,020.57 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPE, CAROLINE S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,020.55 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCH, JANET L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $52,020.53 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, JOHN W, JR Employer name Dunkirk Housing Authority Amount $52,020.50 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLINGER, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,020.09 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, WILLIAM M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $52,020.09 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, NATASHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,019.91 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, JAMES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,019.77 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JACQUELINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,019.66 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARILYN Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,019.49 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, CATHERINE M Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $52,019.32 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVETTI, RENATO K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,019.16 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANDY R Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $52,019.02 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, KEVIN B Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,018.57 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $52,018.52 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDRICK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $52,018.21 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDOUIN, MARIE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,018.17 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MURIEL U Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $52,018.09 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,017.94 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, TANYA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,017.75 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTEL, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,017.39 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOYCE P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $52,017.22 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, SANDRA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $52,017.21 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JAMES J Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $52,016.35 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOSEPH Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $52,016.13 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARYZ, GREGORY M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $52,015.72 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVATT, MARGARET E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $52,015.39 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MBARKI, NADIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,015.16 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABICEK, JASON P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,015.16 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBLER, WILLIAM F Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $52,015.15 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $52,015.02 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,014.86 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, LEONARD P, III Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $52,014.85 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCANNON, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,014.60 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMER, MARTIN W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $52,014.34 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOVIC, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,014.34 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KELLY ANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,014.09 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, ADELE L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $52,014.07 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $52,013.67 Date 12/23/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JEREMY E Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $52,013.64 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, MARK A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,013.50 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBURN, TANYA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,013.24 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JOHN M Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $52,013.11 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISA, MARIANA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,013.06 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUDI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,013.03 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,012.94 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACHER, DIANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,012.88 Date 09/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MEGAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,012.72 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMOS, HAROLD J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,012.69 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTEN, DENISE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,012.62 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DEBORAH L Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,012.60 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILECCIA, DENISE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,012.49 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, ELEANOR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $52,012.45 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MAUREEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,012.28 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA-VERA, RUBY Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,012.26 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $52,012.18 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAVSKY, JEFFERY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,012.11 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMB, ELLEN M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $52,011.75 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, NATHAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,011.56 Date 01/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HEATHER M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $52,011.50 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUW, TERINA N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,011.43 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, GERARD D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,011.32 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, THEMBISA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,011.11 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WILLIAM D, III Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $52,010.98 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CAROL C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,010.78 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONNA M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $52,010.75 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System