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 RUBINO, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,481.82 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $50,481.81 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, LORRAINE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,481.69 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SEBAT Employer name Orange County Amount $50,481.64 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORZANSKI, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $50,481.64 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $50,481.44 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MARY JEAN Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $50,481.26 Date 11/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BO, DIANE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,481.20 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,481.20 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDECKER, MARILYN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,481.20 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCADAMS, JADE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,480.89 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, RAYMOND R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,480.89 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEKLOF, AMY M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $50,480.80 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DEBRA E Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $50,480.75 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACIMOVSKI, ZVONKO Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,480.72 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JAMES D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,480.53 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARS, JASON J Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $50,480.44 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,480.19 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, JEFFERY E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,480.12 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIN, KELLI L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $50,480.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHANIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,479.86 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILDUFF, STACY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,479.77 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $50,479.75 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, RAYMOND A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,479.69 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGY, DEREK B Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $50,479.64 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, PETER R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,479.63 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESH, GEORGIA K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,479.38 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECH, ROBERT W Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,478.61 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, NATALE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,478.29 Date 05/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDRICH, ROBERT C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,478.09 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEADLE, CARL E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,478.05 Date 07/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, JAMES F Employer name Town of Bridgewater Amount $50,477.94 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGSTROM, TODD A Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,477.63 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLO, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $50,477.60 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLATORO, ANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,477.29 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $50,477.27 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCOLO, DENISE I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,477.18 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEE J Employer name Town of Bellmont Amount $50,476.92 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JOHN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,476.90 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, BRANDON G Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,476.79 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESSING, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,476.68 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $50,476.61 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JOSEPH W Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $50,476.58 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, MOLLIE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,476.56 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENNA, MARY C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $50,476.53 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVLAMORE, MARGO M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $50,476.39 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKKALA, JEVON C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,476.11 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMY M Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,476.07 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASERGI, ANTHONY L Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $50,476.07 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,476.02 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESANNASON, BARRY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,475.79 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, BELKYS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,475.77 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,475.77 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHARAR, GARRETT T Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,475.59 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALI, LINDA M Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $50,475.22 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, MARLENA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,475.19 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOSEPH L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $50,475.05 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIA, KRISTIN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,474.76 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,474.62 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, JANICE L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,474.35 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, LINA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $50,473.95 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, DEBORAH E Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $50,473.88 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RADAMES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,473.52 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOYNE, MELISSA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,473.38 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, IAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,472.69 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, PHYLLIS KIP Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $50,472.61 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUROWSKI, LEETTE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,472.28 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KERRIN C Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,472.16 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN C Employer name Village of Canton Amount $50,472.05 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,471.98 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, DENISE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,471.68 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHELLE N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,471.57 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JACQUELINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,471.42 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGE, SCOTT A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,471.04 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, CASSANDRA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,471.01 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,470.98 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,470.66 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTLER, LORI A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,470.42 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOVINO, ROSEMARIE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,470.23 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHILLA, JEANNE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,469.98 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIT, VERONICA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,469.98 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASANTE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $50,469.90 Date 07/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULWARE-WRIGHT, LANETTE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,469.72 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, ALFREDO H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,469.69 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,469.55 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, KENNETH E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,469.43 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLO, STEVEN Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $50,469.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIA, MAUREEN A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,469.19 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUS, HEATHER M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,469.16 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFEL, BEVERLY J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $50,468.60 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNITTLE, KELLIJO Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $50,468.22 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, MARY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,468.10 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBYN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,467.35 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINARD, SHATEEMA S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,467.31 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLEN, CLAIRE E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,467.16 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANA L Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $50,466.78 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, ROBERT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,466.65 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIZE, SUSAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,466.59 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, JOANNE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,466.56 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ALLISON D Employer name Orange County Amount $50,466.50 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System