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 ROSSI, ELIZABETH S Employer name Albany County Amount $50,867.37 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKIEWICZ, VANESSA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,867.25 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVOLO, LORRAINE F Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $50,867.04 Date 12/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,867.03 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, ANN K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,866.87 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MAUREEN T Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,866.70 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APANG, ANGELA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,865.96 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,865.93 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFUS, WENDY C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,865.81 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARTIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,865.69 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, VICKI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,865.58 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIO, NICOLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,865.58 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MARIA T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,865.53 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MESHESSNA C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $50,865.37 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, DAVID E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,865.37 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,865.31 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ANNE T Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,865.28 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DEBRA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,864.84 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOSEPH M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,864.77 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, LORI A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,864.74 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, BARBARA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,864.71 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,864.60 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENHAGEN, ERIC J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $50,864.59 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-MARIANO, MIGUEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,864.21 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, ANDREW A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,863.82 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VYADRO, ELEONORA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,863.73 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, JEAN I Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,863.72 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DONNA L Employer name Village of Upper Nyack Amount $50,863.62 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, DONALD R, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,863.56 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, LATESE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,862.95 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JUSTIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,862.88 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBHAROSE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,862.74 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,862.72 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ISABELLA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,862.66 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, GIGI T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,862.61 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JANE P Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $50,862.60 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, BRIAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,862.01 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOP, RAYMOND R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,861.99 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWILOS, CRAIG T Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $50,861.87 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, LAUREN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,861.74 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRANT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $50,861.62 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, MINERVA Employer name Nyack Library Amount $50,861.60 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULARD, JEAN BERNARD B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,861.58 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAKEA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,861.54 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, JOHN K Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,861.21 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, WILLIAM R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $50,861.06 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERO, LUCY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,860.68 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARYYEVA, OGULNUR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,860.57 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENENEY CHAN, CATHERINE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,860.55 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, TERRY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,860.44 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, KEBLE W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,859.98 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VERONICA R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $50,859.95 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINO, PATRICIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,859.52 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, VINSON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,859.49 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DGIEN, KAREN K Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,859.26 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RAYMOND V, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,858.91 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADAMIO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Broome County Amount $50,858.88 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHOR, DEREK M Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $50,858.84 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, TERRI L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,858.82 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANACORE, MARCEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,858.55 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DOTHLYN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,858.48 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, PATRICK L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $50,858.43 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, KATHI J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,857.89 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, FRANK Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $50,857.63 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, DENNIS, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,857.44 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, CINDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,856.90 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, BRIGITTE S Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $50,856.87 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASNER, KAREN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,856.70 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJA, SALLY L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,856.61 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ODILEIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,856.39 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGAN, RUSSELL G Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $50,856.38 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, THANKAM C Employer name Albany County Amount $50,856.29 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, MARY M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $50,856.20 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETE, RICKEY S, II Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,856.11 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADABO, LORRAINE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $50,856.01 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ROBIN D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,855.69 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTZ, RICHARD A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,855.65 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SE GOOL, ALAN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,855.54 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JON P Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,855.48 Date 03/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,855.42 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, DANIEL J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,855.41 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, LEANNE H Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $50,855.38 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORS, LAUTURE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,855.28 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLOMO, NICHOLAS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,855.17 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SUZETTE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $50,855.07 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, RICARDO Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $50,854.96 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS E, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $50,854.94 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,854.87 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACON, DIANA N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $50,854.63 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,854.52 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRESI, VITA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,854.50 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT M Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $50,854.00 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMSBEE, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,853.96 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLDING, SELENA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,853.59 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMETTI, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,853.59 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSINO, ANN MARIE Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,853.57 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, DIXIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,853.49 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA-ASHTAR, MARCY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,853.33 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECKLER, DARLENE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,853.24 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, RICHARD Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $50,853.12 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System