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 BOWMAN, DAVID E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $51,120.01 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACTOR, ALEXIS Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,119.24 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIB, KARL H Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $51,119.21 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, TEMA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,119.17 Date 03/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOVRSKI, RONALD J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,118.49 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, TERRY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,118.05 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART-ROSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,117.85 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, KYLA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $51,117.85 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELI, BRANDON M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $51,117.82 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITOSKI, JEANNINE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,117.77 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFE, JANIS L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,117.55 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, DENNIS, SR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,117.48 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER-BELL, MARIA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,117.47 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORETTI, TIMOTHY T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $51,117.00 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTEN, JANIS C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,116.97 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SUSAN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,116.36 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,116.30 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, SCOTT M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,115.78 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHARON K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,115.69 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, MAMTAZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,115.55 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, FAITHMARIE Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $51,115.48 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICKFELD, WAYNE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,115.43 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ISAAC Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,115.42 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBIN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,115.27 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASUONNO, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,115.16 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGUS, REBECCA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,115.16 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANKAITIS-JOHNSON, AGATHA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,115.09 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, REYNALDO Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $51,115.02 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, SEAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $51,114.84 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGIOTAKIS, JOHN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $51,114.53 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, MANUEL E Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,114.27 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RONALD JAMES Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,114.09 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, NANCY K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,113.54 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTIN, MARCIA L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $51,113.17 Date 12/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, CRAIG H Employer name Town of Evans Amount $51,113.15 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILLARI, TROY P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $51,113.06 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALO, MARY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,113.01 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, PEGGY L Employer name Department of State Amount $51,112.95 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JEFFREY E Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $51,112.75 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, EDWARD D Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $51,112.70 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, WAYNE J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $51,112.67 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URREGO, MELIDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,112.34 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, ALEXA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,112.04 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, TAMARA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,112.03 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYCKE-SCALISE, CRISTIN B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,111.71 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANTHORN, GEORGE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,111.60 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, JANET A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,111.47 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKS, KATHY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,111.14 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERINI, DEBRA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,111.11 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, LUIS M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $51,110.92 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, HOWARD E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,110.91 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDJOE, CHANEL M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $51,110.86 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,110.66 Date 06/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDGREN, MELISSA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,110.52 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, NICKOLE D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,110.40 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARE, HEIDI M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $51,110.36 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, CAROL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,110.05 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGALO, MICHAEL Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,109.55 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,109.47 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, ELEANOR Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $51,109.34 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, TROY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,109.17 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, ROXANNE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $51,109.09 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $51,109.07 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $51,108.63 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, GINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,108.55 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ANGEL M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,108.49 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGHTLINGER, KATHY Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,108.41 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTARO, TERESA A Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $51,108.00 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, FREDDIE, III Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,107.86 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,107.79 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, CECELIA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,107.67 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAN, MARIE V Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,107.67 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TRACY Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $51,107.67 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, TRAVIS J Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,107.45 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,107.39 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWISE, CARLA O Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $51,107.32 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LOURDES B Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $51,107.28 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMEZI, MICHAEL C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,107.13 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTUCCIO, VICTOR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,107.04 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,106.73 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, JOANNE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,106.73 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,106.28 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BACCO, WILLIAM N Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,106.23 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, NICHOLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,106.23 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAK, ERIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $51,106.18 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, FRANCES R Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $51,106.12 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JAMES Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,106.03 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOESSMANN, ROLF, JR Employer name Webster CSD Amount $51,105.98 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,105.93 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCOE, JOANNE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $51,105.88 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, COREY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,105.36 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPIRO, AMY H Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $51,105.33 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, STEPHEN R Employer name Albany County Amount $51,105.21 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR-CUEVAS, WILLIAM J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,105.06 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDD, MELISSA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,105.00 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,104.84 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, CHARLES E Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $51,104.74 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLISE, JAMES D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,104.45 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, CYNTHIA Y Employer name Broome County Amount $51,104.45 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, SCOTT G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,104.19 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System