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 BASSLER, JAMES R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,513.20 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLET, CONRAD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,512.93 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, TERRI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,512.71 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, KENNETH J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $50,512.66 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, DANIEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,512.54 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRETT A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,512.31 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRIAN C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $50,511.92 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ELLA M Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $50,511.62 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNNER, JUDY L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $50,511.48 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ISMAEL Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,511.40 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS HENRIQUEZ, WALDYN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,511.38 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, LING Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,511.38 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, CHRISTINA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,511.26 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, LAURIE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,511.21 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, LUANN Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,511.09 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBY, KAREN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,511.08 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-JONES, VEDA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,511.07 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATH, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,510.73 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ROBERT R Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $50,510.63 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPNISS, MAX P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,510.49 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, CHERYL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,510.47 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, WILLIAM J Employer name Washington County Amount $50,510.34 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, NARCISO Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,510.08 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIMAN, DEBRA M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $50,510.05 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANTWAN L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,509.88 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERRER, PATRICK M Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $50,509.80 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYLES, DENNIS A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,509.75 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCIUTTI, JULIE A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $50,509.71 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LORRAINE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,509.63 Date 03/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, RONALD K, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,509.61 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENCEK, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $50,509.57 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DELVON L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,509.22 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, CRAIG P Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $50,509.10 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, LISA M Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $50,509.09 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGON, LENNIE S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,509.05 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, WILLIAM J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $50,508.98 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, NICK S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,508.88 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, SHANNON L Employer name Broome County Amount $50,508.82 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $50,508.71 Date 12/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMAYA, ALBA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,508.55 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, CRYSTAL D Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,508.41 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,507.75 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, STANLEY E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,507.74 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, MELISSA A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,507.74 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEWALE, AUSTEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,507.52 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, GEORGE J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,507.51 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, DANIEL E Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,507.51 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARITI, FRANCO Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $50,507.49 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIOLI, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,507.44 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, ROSALIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,507.44 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JEREMY R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,507.38 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIASCHETTI, SUSAN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $50,507.29 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESNARD, ANDREMENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,507.22 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, JANE F Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $50,507.11 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, MICHELLE L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $50,507.11 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MICHAEL L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,506.66 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, JEREMY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,506.27 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRAZA, ADASHANTEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,506.20 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, ANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,506.15 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, KRISTIN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,506.11 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBERG, STEVEN J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,505.78 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VECCHIA, LYNNE M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $50,505.70 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANYUK, ALEXANDER N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,505.67 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART-COLE, MAXINE A M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,505.66 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, RONALD E Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $50,505.55 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAS, JENNIFER M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,505.28 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMINS, LINDA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,505.10 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONG, LORRAINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,504.75 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLACHLAN, DONNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,504.75 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ELLEN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,504.59 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, MELANIE J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,504.57 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,504.14 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, BERNIE, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,503.67 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, ZURI S Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $50,503.56 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYEMI, TEMITOPE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,503.40 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, KAREN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,503.37 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKOW, TODD M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,503.15 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, NANCY E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $50,503.13 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, FELIX W, JR Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $50,503.11 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, GEORGE A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,503.08 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERBA, FRANK M Employer name Locust Valley Bd Fire Commis Amount $50,503.00 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, CLAUDETTE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,502.88 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSZAL, KURT G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,502.31 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICEK, COREY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $50,502.26 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRUCE C Employer name Town of Stockholm Amount $50,502.10 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $50,501.94 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, MICHAEL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,501.88 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, COLLEEN M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $50,501.54 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARBRICK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $50,501.41 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORET, JILL M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,501.34 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS-SCOTT, LA SHAUN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,501.26 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $50,500.94 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, ELENA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,500.72 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PAMELA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,500.49 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KEITH S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,500.23 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOYCE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,500.19 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, MELINDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,500.08 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, TARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,500.08 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, STEVEN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,500.02 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLEVER, MICHAEL G Employer name Broome County Amount $50,499.79 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System