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 ST GELAIS, LEONARD G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,473.77 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYCZYNSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $51,473.69 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,473.63 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $51,473.38 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS R Employer name Town of Tully Amount $51,472.98 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPOREALE, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,472.82 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, DIANNE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,472.77 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, JEAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,472.74 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GARY A Employer name Village of Lyndonville Amount $51,472.47 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, ROWAN A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,472.44 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, DENNIS M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $51,472.25 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARTHA T Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,472.23 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, KATHY A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $51,471.95 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, BERNADETTE L Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $51,471.77 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAISHAWN K Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $51,471.74 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHMANN, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $51,471.70 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHNATHAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,471.59 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JILLIAN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,471.58 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, GREGORY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,471.51 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,471.33 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, THERESA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,471.15 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, BONNIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,471.10 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, BARBRA L M Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,471.06 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FALCE, JACQUELINE A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $51,471.04 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURASI, DEBORAH J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,470.91 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, CHARLES, III Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $51,470.80 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, ADRIEN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,470.60 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,470.50 Date 10/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JEANETTE Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $51,469.84 Date 04/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, FRANCES L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,469.38 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, GRETCHEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,469.28 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRAIL, THOMAS Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,469.08 Date 05/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHRISTINA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,468.70 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, LINDA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,468.50 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, LAYNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,468.43 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $51,468.40 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SONYA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,468.18 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKI, ALISON M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,468.17 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHARINE F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,467.96 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLINGS, SHAMELL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,467.72 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,467.70 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANAMY, BRENDAN G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,467.41 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, KEVIN O Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,467.35 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEAVER, DEBBIE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,467.34 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODWAY, ASHLEE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,467.28 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,467.14 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SAMUEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,466.77 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIATRAULT, LEIGHTON J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,466.57 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLHOUSE, KAY Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $51,465.68 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, JOHN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $51,465.58 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGLER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $51,465.49 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, MARCUS V Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,465.49 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, JANICE M Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $51,465.40 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNUP, BRIAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,465.16 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGAN, BARRY M Employer name Town of Olive Amount $51,464.82 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, CASIE L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $51,464.55 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORECK, GARRETT E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $51,464.49 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDIETTI, VINCENT Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $51,464.42 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TISHONA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,464.21 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, MATTHEW E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,464.17 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, CONNIE P Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $51,464.17 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIL, THEODORE J, III Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $51,464.00 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $51,464.00 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, SUSAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,463.97 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHANNEL Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $51,463.90 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIDOR, ELZA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,463.54 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $51,463.23 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR-MORTON, FRANCES E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,462.97 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLELLO, DANIEL N Employer name City of Rye Amount $51,462.90 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,462.85 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVRE, STEVEN T Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $51,462.84 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JANETTA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,462.16 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, AMY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,461.79 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONE, MARIA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,461.70 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKS, LESLIE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $51,461.50 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,461.46 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JINKS, VERLENE N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,461.44 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, MARILYN L Employer name Education Department Amount $51,460.44 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, REBECCA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,460.32 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOERMANN, ALAN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,460.05 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNUNZIO, MARK Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,460.00 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, DEBRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,459.88 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGER, JENNIFER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,459.74 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENO, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,459.74 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPONS, JOHN N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,459.65 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $51,459.60 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, NICOLE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,459.48 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, DARES Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,458.70 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FERRERA, LYNN C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,458.56 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, RICHARD N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,458.40 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,458.24 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUREWITCH, RITA J Employer name Village of Manchester Amount $51,458.04 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUDOFFSKY, JOHN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,457.85 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JILLIAN M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $51,457.85 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, SEAN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,457.71 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-WILLIAMS, KIM Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,457.66 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHERINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,457.44 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONEY, MICHELE E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $51,457.37 Date 09/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, DAVID M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,457.23 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINOPOLI, KAREN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $51,457.09 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System