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 ARGUETA, EXEL O Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,564.30 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, AMANDA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,563.90 Date 05/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, DAVID C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,563.85 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETANG, MARLEY A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,563.84 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, JAYME L Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,563.84 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $50,563.80 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KENNETH J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $50,563.80 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATH, PATTI J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,563.79 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, BENJAMIN F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,563.41 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, MATTHEW L Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,563.21 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, ROBERT G Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,562.98 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, JOSHUA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,562.75 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, JULIE A Employer name Town of Green Island Amount $50,562.62 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, KRISTIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,562.33 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, LOUISE I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,562.32 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNIFFE, DENISE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,561.99 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, KATHALEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,561.56 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO-STEVENS, ROSEANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,560.80 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $50,560.72 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERBROOK, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,560.62 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTA, FABRIZIO L Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $50,560.61 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICAPRIO, DOMENICO F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,560.48 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERSTORF, DEAN C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,560.48 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGIN, JOEL T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,560.38 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, DALE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,560.13 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONESI, JILLIAN M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,559.79 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHURECIA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,559.67 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBE, ANNETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,559.00 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, DIANE H Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $50,558.64 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEPHEN W Employer name Erie County Amount $50,557.89 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTLY, REBECCA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,557.87 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, MARY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,557.81 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-LOPEZ, JOSE-RAMON Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,557.81 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOANNA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,557.81 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLIE, NATONYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,557.78 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,557.62 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, SUSAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,557.56 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $50,557.06 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINA, STACEY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,557.01 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURETTE, KRISTINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,556.35 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, MEGAN K Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,555.87 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, DAVID Employer name Erie County Amount $50,555.85 Date 04/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CHARLOTTE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,555.61 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, MARK E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $50,555.55 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKO, CHARLES J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $50,555.42 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, MEGAN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,555.18 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, PETER L Employer name Sayville Library Amount $50,554.95 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,554.85 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPUR, JASON M Employer name Warren County Amount $50,554.69 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, WANDA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,554.63 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DANIEL G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,554.49 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, SHAWN J Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $50,554.06 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, PAULA A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,553.57 Date 09/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDUC, CHARLES Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,553.01 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, ALICE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,552.89 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBE, PATRICK B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,552.81 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $50,552.69 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,552.58 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDRICK, JOHN G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,552.52 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIHR, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,552.50 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, JILL K Employer name Village of Phelps Amount $50,552.49 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, STEVE A Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $50,552.47 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, TERRY J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $50,552.40 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULMICE, JUNIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $50,552.02 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELIDA F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,551.99 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, ANNE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,551.97 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIORGIO, JENNIFER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,551.71 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ASHLEY M Employer name Albany County Amount $50,551.53 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, PIERRE R Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,551.32 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSNER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $50,551.01 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, GARY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,550.94 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELANIE K Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,550.78 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,550.41 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $50,549.76 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAMES M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,549.22 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JENS A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,548.78 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,548.77 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,548.70 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Broome County Amount $50,548.62 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, JOANNE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,548.57 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ROBERT R Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,548.42 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, YAQUELIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,548.40 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, MARJORIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,548.19 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, ROBERT B Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $50,548.12 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O BRIEN, KEVIN Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,547.77 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LOUIS E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $50,547.63 Date 05/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAMASCO, COREY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,547.40 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, FRANCA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,547.38 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEL, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $50,547.30 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, SUSAN E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $50,547.25 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LORI J Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,547.12 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DANIELLE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,546.59 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINO, THERESA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $50,546.00 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHE, VIRTHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,545.69 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHN, BRENDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,545.61 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNER, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Lima Amount $50,545.18 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCASTRO, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,545.15 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, HELEN P Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,544.70 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, GEORGE E Employer name Essex County Amount $50,544.55 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ALLEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,544.37 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System