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 PAYTON, VERSHARD F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,742.54 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, SUSANNAH K Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,742.50 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,741.96 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPONT, NOELLE Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,741.70 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCK, ANDREA A Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $50,741.32 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JOSEPH G Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,741.26 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, CORA-ANN M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $50,741.25 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, NICHOLAS D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,741.24 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIERRA S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,741.18 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, ROBERT G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,741.03 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LETICIA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,741.03 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, TERESA R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,741.02 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, SEAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,740.86 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIULU, NAOMI K Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $50,740.84 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, KIM Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $50,740.79 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LATISHA V Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,740.76 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SHARON A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $50,740.41 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TANYA R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,740.31 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWEJBKA, MARI ELLEN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,740.31 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RUTH P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,740.31 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUNER, DANIEL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,740.31 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELCZYK, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,740.31 Date 12/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, LORI R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,740.31 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, VIKKI M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $50,740.31 Date 07/11/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, WILLIAM H Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $50,740.06 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREN, VICKY T Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $50,739.89 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUCCI, FRANK A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,739.71 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, SUSAN M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $50,739.23 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSON, BERNADETTE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,738.99 Date 11/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PHYLLIS Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,738.74 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,738.74 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRA, ALEJANDRO A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,738.70 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, VICTOR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,738.08 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ROBERT R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,737.99 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, ANDREW W Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,737.93 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYE, ROBERT J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,737.80 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RICHARD L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $50,737.76 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBIN, MARVIN R Employer name Broome County Amount $50,737.75 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR-SOTO, PAULINA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,737.46 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, ROBIN T Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $50,737.37 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRITTENY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,736.90 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, AMBER N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,736.63 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $50,736.51 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALA, DRITA V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $50,736.46 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FELIX B Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,736.33 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ABBY M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $50,736.14 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIELLA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,735.97 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, DAVID C Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $50,735.66 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MC KENZIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $50,735.50 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIONE, JOHN T Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,735.46 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LANCE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,735.38 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELISSA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,735.27 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESES, JULIO C Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,735.23 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, SEAN D Employer name City of Batavia Amount $50,735.21 Date 03/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GESWALDO-FORSS, NICOLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,735.08 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELNIK, ANDREW L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,734.99 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGESE, AMY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,734.96 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELESKI, PAULA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,734.89 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, AMANDA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,734.79 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,734.74 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, MARIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,734.32 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, NICKOLAS J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,734.19 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKHAM, NICOLE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,733.71 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GLORIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,733.62 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,733.58 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HEIDI Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,733.08 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, TONIANN J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,733.06 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTLEY, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,732.96 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIORGIO, DINA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANGELO P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, ANNA M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, VIVIANA L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, LEE R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERMAN, PETER J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,732.91 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, AARON R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,732.18 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,731.87 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUTING, CONNIE Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $50,731.80 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, COLLEEN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,731.79 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, LIAM J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $50,731.75 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URIARTE, MARIO E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,731.70 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $50,731.68 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JAIME Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,731.40 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,731.30 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, DARLENE F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,731.04 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETAMAR, GERARDO, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,730.93 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNY, JOCELYN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,730.86 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, PAUL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,730.73 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,730.70 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,730.66 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,730.62 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,730.58 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,730.57 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROLUONGO, ANDREW J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,730.55 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, TARA A Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $50,730.52 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSH, ROBERT S, JR Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $50,730.33 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ALAN R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,730.29 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRENDA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,730.16 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBOUS, ROBERTA LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,730.08 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, JAMES D, SR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,729.86 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNSCHEL, BETH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,729.84 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System