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 PREECE, KATHERINE S Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $51,264.40 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCCI, LYNNE R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,264.10 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDOWU, OLUTOYIN O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,264.02 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABABIO, MARTHA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,263.89 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERROD-HIGGS, LENORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,263.78 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, SHARON Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,262.72 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERKES, KAREN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,262.42 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, RICHARD J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,262.26 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBUREN, SALLY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,262.08 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, DAWNE M Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $51,262.00 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGER, ROBYN F Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,261.69 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, GLADYS Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $51,261.61 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JEANNETTE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,261.53 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, DAVID J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,261.51 Date 08/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOADLEY, JOHN G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,261.30 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHITE, TANYA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,261.25 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASAVARAJAPPA, BALAPAL S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,260.89 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, THOMAS L Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $51,260.89 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, KRISTA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,260.78 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIDI, MOHAMMAD H Employer name Erie County Amount $51,260.54 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMANTE, WILLIAM, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,260.03 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENSTEIN, ROSEMARY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,260.02 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWOTOREBO, IGE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,259.97 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GEORGE O, III Employer name Chenango County Amount $51,259.94 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JOANNE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,259.64 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFMAN, ELIZABETH B Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,259.59 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JULIE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,259.56 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, MURIEL F Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,259.36 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCHER, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.35 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, JAMIE A Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $51,259.30 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, BRYON G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARI, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULAIS, JEFFREY M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCIO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, JUSTIN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, VINCENT J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, STEPHEN R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LAURA T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIJOLA, BRIAN C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,259.25 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUNING, ROBERT P Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,259.24 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGAVIETIS, DOUGLAS P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,259.15 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARQUES S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $51,259.09 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSANO, GINA G Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $51,259.01 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANEHL, DONALD H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,259.00 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,258.97 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLIVER, THERESA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,258.66 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, MARLENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,258.60 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,258.40 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,258.20 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, PAUL W Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $51,258.09 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, MARK Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,258.02 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BEVERLY J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,257.91 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,257.36 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, ROSARIO D Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $51,257.21 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEELER, ELIZABETH G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,257.19 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKIE, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,257.09 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANELLO, KYLE L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $51,256.92 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VORCHIK, TODD P Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $51,256.77 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, PATRICIA D Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $51,256.63 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENKENBERGER, DENISE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,256.41 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,256.37 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $51,256.27 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, THOMAS A, SR Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $51,256.10 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, JONATHAN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,256.06 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEDLES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,255.80 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, DYANAND Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,255.70 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, BRITTANY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,255.60 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $51,255.51 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,255.41 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARRE, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,255.12 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,255.08 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSON, DIANA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,255.00 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TARA E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,255.00 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDER, KATHARINE DEE Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,254.96 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JAMES J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,254.90 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDEO, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,254.80 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, JOHN A Employer name Town of Reading Amount $51,254.61 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSEN, KIRSTEN Employer name Orange County Amount $51,254.50 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, ELIZABETH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,254.19 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, RALPH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,254.05 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDELE, CHARLES A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,254.03 Date 03/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, DEBRA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,253.92 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTO, ANTHONY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,253.77 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WANDA Y Employer name Van Hornesville-O D Young CSD Amount $51,253.54 Date 08/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TINA M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $51,253.10 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, VERNON J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,253.06 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, FAY C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $51,253.01 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBO, MARIA Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,252.98 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JULIANE K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,252.78 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, GLENNIS D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,252.19 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, TIMOTHY K Employer name Albany County Amount $51,251.74 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,251.65 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, TATYANA V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,251.55 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROWEL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,251.04 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKENBERGER, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $51,250.99 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RANDAL B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,250.87 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSELLA, PETER A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,250.85 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD-ELLIS, LA TOYA N Employer name Court of Claims Amount $51,250.85 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTRAM, DARCI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,250.78 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $51,250.50 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System