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 AUSTIN, PETER E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,741.26 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES-WILSON, JOANIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,741.17 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGST, GEORGIANNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,740.90 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMARANO, KATHERINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,740.88 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTLEY-LODGE, CLAUDETTE M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,740.82 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TERRENCE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,740.73 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING-JACKSON, PATRICIA L Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,740.48 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDUZIO, STACY C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $51,740.23 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, JEREMY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,740.05 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-GREENE, MICHELLE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,739.78 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, PENNY Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $51,739.62 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JOHN C Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $51,739.51 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINE, RONALD D Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $51,739.39 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LEE M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $51,739.16 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GAIL E Employer name Erie County Amount $51,739.00 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, BRIAN D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $51,738.57 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MEGAN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,738.41 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, SARAH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,738.39 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOR, SAMANTHA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,738.03 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRA, SALVATORE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,737.99 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, ANDREW S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,737.71 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,737.70 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIA, CAROL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,737.54 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAKO, ISAAC A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,737.51 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBORAH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,737.20 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KATHLEEN C Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,737.15 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSMAN, TRACY D Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $51,737.14 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,737.03 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,737.02 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, GINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,736.78 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,736.78 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVID R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $51,736.51 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, KENNETH W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,736.45 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERO, TERRY E Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $51,736.32 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMATO, SALVATORE D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,736.21 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,736.10 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,735.93 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKETT, GREGORY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,735.87 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VICTORIA A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,735.79 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, DONALD G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,735.37 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, AUGUST Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $51,735.35 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,735.23 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESSNER, LYNN J Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $51,735.14 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIADYK, JOANNA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,734.80 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,734.80 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, ANTONIO O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,734.25 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, GARRETT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,734.16 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, RUTH M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $51,733.89 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRUCE T Employer name Erie County Amount $51,733.82 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANSKY, AMANDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,733.26 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDELL, GALE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,733.08 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, LENORE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,732.80 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, MICHELLE A Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $51,732.74 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, DANIEL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,732.61 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JAMES C Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,732.56 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JAMES J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $51,732.46 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURELLO, RONALD Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,732.40 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, JAMES H Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $51,731.87 Date 08/02/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORIS, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,731.57 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NANCY A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $51,731.39 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH-BINCZIK, SUSAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,731.31 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,731.30 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $51,731.25 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINS, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,730.90 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,730.62 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, FRANK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,730.54 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERALDINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,730.54 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRADY, JACQUELINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,730.47 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELY, PETER L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,730.45 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DORIS J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,730.19 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUCCO, GERARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,730.11 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, KATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,729.79 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTEL, CHARLES J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,729.75 Date 07/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JUNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,729.55 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $51,729.45 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVASINA, JESSICA M Employer name Broome County Amount $51,729.24 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,729.09 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, TIMOTHY F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,729.01 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, KIMBERLEE T Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,729.00 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SUSA, JASON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,728.92 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARCUS A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,728.81 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, JANET A Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $51,728.34 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLEVOLD, ERIK D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,728.15 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIRMANN, CLAIRE I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,728.09 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, ZACHARY A Employer name Albany County Amount $51,727.96 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNIGAN, GREGORY G Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,727.74 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,727.62 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, KEVIN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,727.60 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDLAY, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,727.53 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, JOSEPH T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,727.19 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTKOVICH, LORI Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,727.17 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, RAFAEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,727.14 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, RUSSELL M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,726.90 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,726.84 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Olean Public Library Amount $51,726.83 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, COLLEEN P Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,726.81 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, ELAINE J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,726.68 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MICHELE E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $51,726.60 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAKLER, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,726.35 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARIA-WEGMAN, MARY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,726.28 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System