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 GRIESEMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,104.19 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKA, DOROTA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,104.03 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHYAP, RUBY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,103.84 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGOZZI, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,103.82 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYSEN, ANDREW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,103.77 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, AARON J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,103.61 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTIN-LUCIEN, GUYLOURDES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,103.57 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAESON, ALAINA H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,103.01 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LYDELL R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $51,102.95 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOSEPH S Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,102.92 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,102.06 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, SUSAN L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $51,101.87 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY-GRAHAM, NATASHA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,101.78 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,101.68 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUERLEIN, DENNIS A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $51,101.39 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, BERNARD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,101.36 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JONATHAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,101.33 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCHILLI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $51,101.18 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, LORETTA J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $51,101.06 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZA, MARK A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,101.00 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,100.68 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNIAT, SHANE M Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $51,100.68 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LA'SHONDA S Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,100.66 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBICH, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $51,100.55 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIARO, JILL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,100.34 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITTO, ANGELA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,100.17 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KERRI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,099.99 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVAR, KERLINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,099.96 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, LANCE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,099.94 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TERREL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $51,099.83 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,099.74 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYER, DANIEL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,099.63 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASSES, MARK E Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,099.61 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPNEY, RONALD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,099.21 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SHALAIN N Employer name Albany County Amount $51,098.62 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK-ROBINSON, BRENDA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $51,098.58 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, TONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,098.05 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONGO, JAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,098.02 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJUETT, KATHRYN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,097.64 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, DONALD G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $51,097.63 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $51,097.60 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ADAIR P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $51,097.41 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON MATT, DIANA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,097.39 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYA, TODD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,097.36 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, CONSTANCE M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,097.34 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETT, ANNE C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $51,097.33 Date 11/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, FRANCINE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $51,096.76 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKARD, KEITH W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,096.63 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CAROLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,096.61 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDT, KAREN H Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $51,096.56 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTO, MICHELLE Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $51,096.51 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ANDREW F Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,096.44 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZYK, SHAWN W Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,096.37 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BOYLE, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,096.23 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARING, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $51,096.11 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONE, MICHELLE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $51,096.11 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, SHAWN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $51,095.91 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI-SNOOK, ELENA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,095.74 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, FAWN A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $51,094.99 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSKY-WRIGHT, DEANA M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $51,094.93 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CARL M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $51,094.82 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, CHASSITY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,094.66 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERT, WAYDE SCOTT Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $51,094.59 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, NICHOLAS L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,094.54 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTOSH, JACQUELINE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,094.52 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, LANETTA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $51,094.41 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID C Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,094.03 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELL, SANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,093.81 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEASMAN, SYDNEY G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,093.56 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $51,093.40 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DENBURGH, TRICIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,093.32 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINOJOSA, AMILCAR F Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $51,093.18 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $51,093.15 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, WALTER, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,093.11 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SHEILA M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,092.90 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, MARY ANN Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,092.86 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DIANE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,092.49 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZZO, IVONNE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,092.47 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, RITA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,092.42 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPATO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,092.34 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, ROGER E Employer name Education Department Amount $51,092.06 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, GREG J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $51,091.91 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Howard Amount $51,091.87 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ROBERT W Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,091.75 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINSING, LINDSAY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,091.70 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DOROTHEA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,091.69 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZER, HOLLY K Employer name Broome County Amount $51,091.60 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIAKARUPPAN, ANNAMALAI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,091.50 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, JOHARA B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,091.35 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,091.10 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, JOHN J Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,090.98 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MELISSA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $51,090.93 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, KRISTY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,090.78 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, LORETTA S Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $51,090.78 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, JEREMY LEE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,090.11 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, LAURA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,090.09 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRASHUNE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $51,090.08 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BARBARA A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $51,089.77 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LELIA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,089.57 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HARLEY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,089.32 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System