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 FOURE, ARTHUR JOHN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,060.83 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSINE G Employer name Erie County Amount $51,060.39 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTEMANCHE, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,060.32 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RODNEY C Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $51,060.08 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, GRETCHEN G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,059.95 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLANOW, JULIE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $51,059.92 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, RANDOLPH B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,059.92 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, JUSTIN T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $51,059.70 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BEVERLY C Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $51,059.48 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, LISA A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $51,059.41 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CLYDE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,059.07 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKOW, TERRY W Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,058.94 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, RICHARD N Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $51,058.84 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANIVSKY, JOHN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $51,058.58 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, VIRGINIA A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $51,058.58 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,058.39 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, MATTHEW W Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $51,058.38 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADETOLA, ADENIYI O Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,058.15 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, YVONNE D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,058.07 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, ZACHARY I Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $51,057.54 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACK, JODY L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $51,057.50 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOSE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,057.50 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, SANDRA J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,057.46 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JANEL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,057.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATOR, KELLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,057.21 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, STEPHEN F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,057.02 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHILL, DAVID T, II Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $51,056.92 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARYELLEN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,056.54 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANEY, JUDY Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,056.48 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROBYN A Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $51,056.32 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON-BROWN, MARGARITA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,055.95 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,055.80 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $51,055.41 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,055.40 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOPHELES, HARRY S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,055.33 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERI, MONICA A Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $51,055.27 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, JASON M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $51,055.09 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHLEEN L Employer name Washington County Amount $51,055.04 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, DANIEL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,054.98 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MELVIN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,054.98 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, HARVEY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,054.98 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, SEAN P Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $51,054.68 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CHRISTINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,054.50 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, SUSAN PAULETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,054.50 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODWAY, BERNARD E, JR Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $51,054.46 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIVEL, TABATA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,053.65 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, THOMAS H Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $51,053.64 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, KELLY Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $51,053.52 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTI, MARY M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,053.43 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORR, JOHANNA F Employer name Orange County Amount $51,052.72 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, KAREN M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $51,052.61 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSSEAU, HOLLY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,052.53 Date 05/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIEWICZ, JOHN F, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,052.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, DANIEL P Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,052.16 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANITA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,052.05 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVINE, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,051.87 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRANDEL, DANA R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,051.74 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELRATH, SONIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,051.58 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOT, JOSHUA T Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $51,051.49 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYCH, ANDREW P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $51,051.42 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $51,051.25 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, NAOMI Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $51,051.23 Date 07/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,051.00 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, PETER P Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $51,050.99 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,050.96 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,050.83 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORANCHAK, PATRICE A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,050.75 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIARZ, KEITH E Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $51,050.75 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARANO, ANTHONY T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,050.70 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEVIE, GILDA G Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $51,050.69 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CINDY L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,050.48 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, TIMOTHY E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,050.40 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BOBBY Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $51,050.40 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, PANDORA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,050.16 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHID, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,050.11 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOANNIDIS, DAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,049.92 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDSON, MELVIN D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,049.54 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, DIANE M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $51,049.00 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Orange County Amount $51,048.88 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,048.88 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LLOYD S Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $51,048.77 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRANT, MIRVELINE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,048.75 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, ANTHONY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,048.66 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALONNA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,048.31 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, ROGER E, JR Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $51,048.02 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, EDWARD P Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,047.98 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $51,047.79 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, TIMOTHY S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $51,047.75 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,047.61 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, RONALD J Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $51,047.54 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $51,047.10 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, KAREN E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,046.92 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DANIEL M Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,046.88 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TAMRA M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $51,046.80 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CHERIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,046.76 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZE, ROBERT W Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $51,046.70 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,046.64 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONALD C Employer name Orange County Amount $51,046.57 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULBRICH, RICHARD A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $51,046.55 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRISTINA D Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $51,046.37 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System