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 BASHAW, JOHN F, II Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,339.41 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL F Employer name Madison County Amount $51,339.05 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHFORD, SILVANA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,338.98 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOON, CAROL K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $51,338.91 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSIEWICZ, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $51,338.62 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTEAD, STEVEN P Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $51,338.50 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BLAINE C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,338.35 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, DANIELA J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $51,338.25 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $51,338.25 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRENN, LORI A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,338.23 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDHANNY, RAJKUMAR Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $51,338.11 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, JEFFREY C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,338.09 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, PETER M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,337.77 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODER, MARISSA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,337.60 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,337.59 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLANO, MARY LOU Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,337.47 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGERTON, MARGARET M Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $51,336.90 Date 10/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEANDER, GLENN C Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $51,336.84 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINO, JOHN E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,336.57 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, LEAH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,336.31 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANT, VERNA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,336.18 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, LYNETTE A Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $51,336.18 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GREGORY R Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $51,336.13 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGSTAHLER, BRENDA S Employer name Eden CSD Amount $51,336.00 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIERT, CHARLES F Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,335.90 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPINSKI, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,335.85 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SUSAN R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $51,335.81 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DAVID R Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $51,335.65 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTTI, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $51,335.29 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, MICHAEL D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $51,335.18 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBROOK, GALE H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,335.11 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LYMAN H, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,335.06 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERELI, JOHN T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,334.75 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KRYSTAL D Employer name Albany County Amount $51,334.55 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, JULIAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,334.54 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMERVIL, J FRANCK Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,334.22 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, CHELCY M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $51,333.97 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CYNTHIA LEE Employer name Broome County Amount $51,333.87 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEBICK, CELESTE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $51,333.80 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JESSICA L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $51,333.73 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAMEISHA T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,333.49 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, MIKE Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $51,333.24 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTNER, KERRY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,333.08 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $51,332.63 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JOANNE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,332.53 Date 02/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUE, LAURA A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,332.49 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,332.38 Date 11/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,332.19 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, YASMIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,332.18 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAYKA, JOHN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,331.98 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-MELIGY, HESHAM M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,331.97 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, MICHELLE V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,331.97 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JANET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,331.71 Date 10/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, TERRENE V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,331.61 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,331.19 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, DERRON L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,330.80 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JUSTIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,330.75 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,330.66 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, DAVID R Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $51,330.66 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARERI, FRANCES M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,330.35 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DUSTIN H Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $51,330.00 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, RITA B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,329.91 Date 11/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHOON, ELIZABETH A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $51,329.57 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENT, THOMAS A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,329.56 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, WALTER D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $51,329.53 Date 03/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLANG, STEVEN J Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $51,329.34 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, CRYSTAL M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,329.20 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, GINA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,328.95 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDY, MARY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,328.60 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ADAM M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,328.52 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MATTHEW S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,328.20 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, TAMMIE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,328.00 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENA-GEORGE, ANA Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $51,327.80 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, MARISA A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $51,327.75 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,327.70 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BRIAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,327.66 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLINGTON, DAVID D Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $51,327.38 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JEANETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,327.09 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DAVID A Employer name Delaware County Amount $51,326.74 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLI, MARK T Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,326.67 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWIESER, MAUREEN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,326.59 Date 04/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,326.50 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, SHANNON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,326.34 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, LOUIS E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,326.29 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, ERIKA Z Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,326.23 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID J Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,326.13 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOREF, JEREMY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,325.94 Date 09/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $51,325.52 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN P Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $51,325.17 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONWAY, ANN M Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $51,325.08 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORKLUND, DAVID J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,324.43 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KELLI M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $51,324.06 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, JOHN C Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,324.00 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, PAUL A Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $51,323.81 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEPKE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,323.71 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA-SPRAKER, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,323.68 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYZOWSKI, JILL M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $51,323.59 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, VICTORIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $51,323.49 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, BRIAN C Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,323.28 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, JAMES E Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $51,322.89 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System