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 CLOSE, DANIEL W Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $51,872.43 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JOSEPH D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,872.34 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARGOT A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,872.08 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAMAY-JOACHIM, NIRVA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,871.81 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPICH, FRANK J Employer name Delaware County Amount $51,871.75 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELITSIS, ELAINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $51,871.69 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WENDY S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,871.65 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, MICHAEL L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,871.62 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAR, JAMES M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $51,871.23 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, THERESA C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,871.21 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, GERALD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,871.18 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, JUAN A, JR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $51,870.94 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEATON, ASHLEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,870.85 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINELL, SCOTT A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $51,870.78 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORILLO, DORA P Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,870.70 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, UMIKO P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,870.50 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COIGNE, LARISSA M Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $51,870.30 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRELL, DEBORAH J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,870.09 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZIOL, JEANETTE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,869.95 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REN, JIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,869.93 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERFAN, SAMINA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,869.92 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, BRIAN P Employer name Cold Spring Harbor Fire Dist Amount $51,869.89 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOJ, BEENA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,869.63 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POLT, GARY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,869.39 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KIRSTEN N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,869.28 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LARRY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,869.17 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLIJ, JAROSLAV Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $51,869.04 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHRER, DAVID J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,868.97 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTZ, FREDERICK M Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $51,868.89 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONERO, CARLOS A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,868.43 Date 07/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, APRIL E Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,868.05 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALE, PAUL R Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $51,867.96 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, JOHN S Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,867.81 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKEWYTCH, LAUREN E Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,867.79 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,867.06 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, AMEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,866.92 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORLINI, ANN MARIE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,866.86 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, MICHAEL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,866.51 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, MICHELE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,865.94 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, KRISTEN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,865.77 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCISCO Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $51,865.59 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTERAN, DAVID J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $51,865.56 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGAR, JEFFREY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,865.47 Date 07/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,865.38 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,864.70 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, ANGELA Employer name Department of State Amount $51,864.70 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,864.70 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPOVICH, MATTHEW W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $51,864.63 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, NORMA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,864.35 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIERI, VICTORIA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,864.17 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGURSKI, CAROLYN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,863.82 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSO, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $51,863.80 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, THOMAS D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $51,863.73 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,863.63 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MONICA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,863.60 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $51,863.60 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, AUDRIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,863.24 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $51,863.24 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULU, LAMIN J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,863.17 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,863.13 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, NORMA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,863.05 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, JILL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $51,862.66 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, HAZEL V Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $51,862.55 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, MERI F Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,861.45 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDSAY N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,860.83 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DEBORA E Employer name Albany County Amount $51,860.68 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOVITCH, KRISTOPHER A Employer name Otsego County Amount $51,860.10 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, JULIE B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,859.65 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GLORIA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,859.55 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKER, BENJAMIN F, JR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,859.35 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,859.34 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHI, DELORES W Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,859.24 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,858.66 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $51,858.63 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, ANDREA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,858.60 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, BETH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $51,858.01 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, LYNN E Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $51,857.74 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHANNON R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,857.52 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ROBIN R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,857.40 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZECZKOWSKI, JOHN Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $51,857.19 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, VERNON Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $51,857.00 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXIS, CHRISTINA P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,856.91 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,856.88 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, TIFFANY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,856.88 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDA S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,856.82 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JEFFREY R Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $51,856.73 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN K Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $51,856.73 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-MAXWELL, CAROLINE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,856.54 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, RYAN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $51,856.50 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KENNETH M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $51,856.39 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,856.16 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, JUNE L Employer name Greene County Amount $51,856.13 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, MICHAEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,855.86 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, BONNIE A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,855.78 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHLER, KAREN L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $51,855.73 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTAL M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,855.68 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNICK, KAREN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,855.46 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, JENNIFER N Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,855.38 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOADWICK, KIMBERLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,855.31 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KELLIE M Employer name Essex County Amount $51,855.20 Date 10/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System