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 ELDEN, TINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,579.75 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIKO, SCOTT S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,579.55 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,579.53 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDERAABDULLAH, MAHMOUD S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,579.51 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, PAUL F Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,579.49 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, SANDRA L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $50,579.49 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPELLIZZERI, JOHN A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $50,579.37 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, RALPH J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,579.36 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, DORA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,579.36 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGI, SUSAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,579.25 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EARL M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,579.22 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENGEN, DIANE M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $50,579.16 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, NICOLE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,579.13 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CATHY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,579.10 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULCSAR, JUDITH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,578.57 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMUSO, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,578.44 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $50,578.12 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, GAIL K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,577.78 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEITHAN, CHARLES Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,577.74 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIERE, SCOTT A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,577.71 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, LARNA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,577.61 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, LAWRENCE M, JR Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $50,577.58 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN A, SR Employer name Albion CSD Amount $50,577.41 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERING, FREDERICK Employer name NYC Judges Amount $50,577.30 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDAR, DIANE C Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $50,577.14 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKEWICZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,576.98 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOP, CAROL B Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $50,576.51 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACK L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $50,576.31 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFKIN, LINDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,576.30 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,575.85 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, TIONESTA N Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,575.51 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CARMET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,575.40 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, LAURIE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,575.00 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, YVES-ROSE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,574.94 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JERRY J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $50,574.92 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ROBERTS, ROBERT A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,574.82 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, JOAN Employer name Department of State Amount $50,574.74 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Essex County Amount $50,574.58 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MITCHELL D Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,574.48 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, ERICA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,574.31 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, LELAND Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $50,574.26 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTIFERO, ENZO Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,574.23 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JANICE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,573.84 Date 11/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBERT B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,573.72 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TAMMY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,573.56 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CRAIG R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,573.37 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, HERBERT B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $50,573.13 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILCHEZ CARNERO, VERONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $50,573.10 Date 06/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, TERESA L Employer name Village of Alden Amount $50,572.84 Date 05/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, KARI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,572.73 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,572.46 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, JON P Employer name Little Falls Housing Authority Amount $50,572.39 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFFLEBEAM, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,572.27 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JEANNE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,572.01 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,571.43 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATIC, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $50,571.23 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANSKI, SHELLY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,571.21 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, STEPHANIE M Employer name Essex County Amount $50,571.20 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, GARY A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $50,571.19 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, NICOLETTE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,570.66 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TINA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,570.65 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALYSHEVA, OLGA V Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,570.28 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DANA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,570.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSING, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $50,570.22 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JASON C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,569.82 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOAN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,569.76 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBRY, LISA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,569.69 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, NANCY G Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,569.14 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, LUISA F Employer name Merrick Library Amount $50,568.75 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH-JACOBSON, BRANDON Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,568.71 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $50,568.68 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, CATHY A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $50,568.52 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,568.49 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, SUSAN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,568.32 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEL, RANDOLPH Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,568.21 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GREGORY W Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,568.18 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARRY C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,568.09 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MENA F Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,567.89 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PETRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,567.89 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN-LAIRD, JACQUELINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,567.74 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $50,567.70 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MAGDA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,567.59 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, SCOTT R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,566.94 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JARED M Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,566.90 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,566.77 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KAREN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,566.43 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, FRANK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,566.42 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROSALIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,566.01 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, REBECCA Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $50,565.97 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARK C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,565.81 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE-DE MEMBER, CATHERINE Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,565.72 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTRA, KRISTA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,565.67 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK S, SR Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $50,565.64 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, CHRISTINA V Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,565.55 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JOSEPH D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,565.37 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, DWAYNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,565.25 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, ADAM M Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,565.25 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZO, MARGHERITA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,565.19 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSKY, RYAN A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $50,564.82 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARIO, CANDICE L Employer name Erie County Amount $50,564.67 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System