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 FIELDSON, LEAH J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,076.40 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULTER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $51,076.28 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, RICHARD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,076.04 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KERRON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,076.01 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, COLEEN A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $51,076.00 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNELL, SHANNON L Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,075.80 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPY, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,075.71 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK-STASSI, FRANCES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, DENISE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KESIA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULY, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILEGGI, JEANETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MINERVA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,075.60 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, ELAINE Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $51,075.07 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICOGNA, PASQUALE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,074.38 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDUC, JAMI L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $51,074.30 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, MARK A Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $51,074.30 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, KIM J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,073.96 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAR, ZESHAN Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $51,073.91 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, JAMIE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $51,073.77 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PETER T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,073.72 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, SCOTT P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,073.49 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JANET S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,073.34 Date 02/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECH, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $51,073.33 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, RICKY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,073.33 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, ROBERT Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,073.23 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, JEFFREY I, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,073.15 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATTAN, DANNY Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,072.28 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CASSANDRA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,071.91 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, DAVID K Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $51,070.67 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, MARCUS G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,070.55 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, TRISTON F Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, RONALD L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MADELINE C Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, YOGINDRA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LISSETTE R Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, SYLVIA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $51,069.96 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, LINDA F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,069.73 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOLTZ, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,069.52 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THERESA A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $51,069.46 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KIRANJEET Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,069.30 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $51,069.08 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ-BRISMAN, PATRISIA Employer name Department of State Amount $51,069.01 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, VALERIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,068.86 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, AARON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,068.72 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, PAULA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,068.69 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKSHEID, SAMUEL I Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,068.52 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, GAITRIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,068.52 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, NICHOLAS M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $51,068.24 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ERIC J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,068.22 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,068.17 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOWSKI, KAREN J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,068.16 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECK, MARTIN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,068.08 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, NANCY M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $51,068.00 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, APRIL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,067.94 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, KEVIN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,067.90 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BLASI, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,067.59 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $51,067.33 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, ALAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $51,067.26 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, STEVEN S Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $51,067.26 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,067.16 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, SAHRI Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,066.98 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MARGARET T Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $51,066.87 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROSEZETTA Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,066.53 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,066.48 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, CLAYTON D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,066.44 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBROUGH, HAKEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,066.21 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWABUGWU, NDIDI H Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $51,066.06 Date 05/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $51,065.79 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTZ, DANIEL J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,065.25 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASNIEWSKI, STACEY S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,065.14 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFREW, BRENDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,064.97 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIGLIO, DEBORAH E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $51,064.93 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBE, MATHEW T Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $51,064.89 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, ROBERT F Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $51,064.83 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-SIMPSON, NICOLE L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $51,064.20 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MARY Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $51,064.20 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, RITA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,064.07 Date 07/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EACHO, JENNIFER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,063.69 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERERRI, TAMMY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,063.66 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFOLA, PATRICIA M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $51,063.21 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSELLEMS, CANDEE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,063.06 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, VALERIE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,062.94 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CAROLYN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,062.60 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, VALERIE A Employer name Albany County Amount $51,062.50 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES A Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $51,062.41 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, CARNELL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,062.33 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AMY K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $51,062.27 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,062.14 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,062.11 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID R Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,062.01 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, HEIDI M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,062.00 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,061.87 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, STEPHANIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,061.69 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAW, MARILYN L Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $51,061.60 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MATTHEW A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $51,061.59 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOFF, MARIANNA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,061.47 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEBERG, ERIC R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,061.09 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, DENISE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $51,061.03 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System