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 PREISCH, WILLIAM T Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,573.91 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO VEGA, HECTOR M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,573.91 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, SHARON A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $51,573.76 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, JAMES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,573.72 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO SERRANO, JOEL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,573.65 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, APRIL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,573.59 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, BERNARD Employer name Albany County Amount $51,573.15 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, CHARLENE L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $51,573.12 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, MARIA Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $51,572.90 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, MARLENE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,572.84 Date 01/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN-LAIL, CARMELA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $51,572.56 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MARIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,572.52 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAWN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,572.46 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS-HOLDER, NIKITA T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,572.39 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDATTI, ERIKA L Employer name Education Department Amount $51,572.34 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, KEITH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,572.18 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICE, NAUDDY P L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,572.05 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOSEAU, DANIEL P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,572.03 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUFSKA, NICHOLAS E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,571.44 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, PAMELA Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,571.44 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, ROBIN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $51,571.13 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, ADRIEN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,571.12 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, MICHELLE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,570.72 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,570.67 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, CRAIG E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,570.59 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSGEETH, URMILLA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $51,570.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JUDITH E Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $51,570.11 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUETELLES, DANIEL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $51,570.01 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CAROL A Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $51,569.90 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTHORP, DANIEL L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,569.89 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, VALERIE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,569.04 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRITT, GAIL E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $51,568.99 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, GERALD Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,568.82 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, SHEILA E Employer name Erie County Amount $51,568.80 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,568.72 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, REA A Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $51,568.41 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROA, BRIGIDA Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $51,568.40 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, TODD J Employer name City of Troy Amount $51,568.12 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, ARLENE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,568.07 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, JESUS N Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,567.99 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KATHY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,567.57 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELVEEN, SHADEAN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,567.54 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MELISSA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,567.42 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSS, TIMOTHY O Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $51,567.41 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MARGARET M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,567.25 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHACHADOURIAN, LEVON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,566.80 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROPEUSCHEK, EILEEN D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,566.79 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGTON, RICHARD A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,566.71 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADYDAN, SUSAN L Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $51,566.63 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, JEFFREY L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,566.08 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WILLIAM P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,565.84 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTANIS, HILDA G Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,565.76 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, MARIE R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,565.69 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSEREAU, ANNE MARIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,565.60 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATKOWSKI, FREDERICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,565.56 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,565.51 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TOMIKA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,565.30 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,565.12 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, YVONNE Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,564.58 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, CARINA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,564.45 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOAST, JAYMI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,564.44 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERHOUSE, JILL M Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $51,564.36 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLI, MICHAEL W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $51,563.94 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, PAUL D Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,563.94 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ETHEL M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $51,563.48 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADZINSKI, MARK H Employer name Town of Gaines Amount $51,563.26 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARPELLI, MARGARET Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,563.24 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGATE, ANGELA T Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $51,563.11 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $51,563.11 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DENNIS D Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $51,562.94 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAT, TAMMY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,562.87 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKIN, CRAIG S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,562.82 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, JOSE R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $51,562.55 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBILIO, CLARENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,562.51 Date 11/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMER, JOEL D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,562.42 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUWARTER, DANIEL T Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,562.40 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALHOBABI, ALI A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,562.35 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNEH, GBESAY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,562.16 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JONATHAN A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $51,562.10 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ELAINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,561.96 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, STEFANIE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,561.44 Date 09/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONSTOY, JENNIFER M Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,561.42 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, NATHALIA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,561.36 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVENTRE, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,560.53 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYCORD, ELIZABETH B Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $51,560.23 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARELLI, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,560.12 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHKAR, GARY F Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $51,560.02 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, CAITLIN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,559.97 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, WAYNE J Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $51,559.72 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZILLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $51,559.72 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRI, EDGAR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $51,559.55 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARY J Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $51,559.50 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DONALD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,559.33 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUYTER, DENNIS L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $51,559.14 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRANDON R Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,558.78 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, SARAH C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $51,558.61 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,557.97 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JASON M Employer name Town of Brasher Amount $51,557.89 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, BERTRAM A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,557.82 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J.C. Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,557.62 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System