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 BOUCHDID, KAREN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,433.46 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINO, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,433.45 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, TANYA M Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $50,433.44 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICCO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $50,433.30 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, TONI E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,432.61 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFINSKY, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,432.51 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYOME, WALTER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,432.36 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, GEOFFREY A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $50,432.12 Date 12/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ROGER D Employer name Town of Eagle Amount $50,431.98 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, VINTON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,431.64 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, CARMEN PAMELLA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $50,431.47 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWN, LYNDA L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $50,431.27 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MARK R Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $50,430.92 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLE, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $50,430.92 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, ROSS J Employer name Town of Canton Amount $50,430.68 Date 12/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEDY, JESSICA C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,430.67 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DONALD F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,430.61 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,430.55 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, BRADLEY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,430.02 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDERWICH, DIANE J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,429.73 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,429.14 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $50,429.05 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAVSITY, ANTHONY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,429.05 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRZALEK, BRENDA A Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $50,428.92 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, KENNETH B Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $50,428.67 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LISA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $50,428.53 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, ANNE E Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $50,428.21 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, SUSAN A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $50,428.20 Date 09/12/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KATHARINE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,427.90 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALENZO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,427.85 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,427.74 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,427.56 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, DAVID W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,427.39 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $50,427.23 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, ANNETTE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,427.22 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEGROVE, SHARON Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,427.15 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,426.73 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, BARBARA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,426.68 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, FLORENCE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,426.67 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CYNTHIA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,426.47 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, MATTHEW P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $50,426.39 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULER, CHARLES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,426.15 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVENDUSKI, ADAM J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,425.93 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT J Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $50,425.92 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, VERONICA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,425.86 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOSKY, ELAINE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,425.60 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, ROBERT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,425.44 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AILPORT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,425.40 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINA, NANCY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,425.20 Date 03/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, OLIVIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,425.16 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $50,425.13 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, TANYA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,425.12 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, HOLLY S Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $50,424.80 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KYLE T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $50,424.67 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MILDRED Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,424.65 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, RYAN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,424.44 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, MICHELLE A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $50,424.15 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, JEANNE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,423.78 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARC K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,423.70 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLUKALAM, ABY B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,423.49 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTRA, PAUL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,423.26 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINS, RITA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,423.25 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-MANZI, PATRICIA I Employer name Nassau Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $50,423.13 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NJOKU, NNEKA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,423.10 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, DEBORA L Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $50,422.92 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, DONNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,422.88 Date 07/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, GLORIA LUZ Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $50,422.84 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKIEWICZ, DAVID P Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $50,422.55 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA NEVE, MARK S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,422.29 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, SAMANTHA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,422.16 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKEL, RHONDA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,422.14 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CHRISTINE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,421.71 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLO, ANASTASIA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,421.70 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWMAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,421.67 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TINA L Employer name Warren County Amount $50,421.66 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHMAN, RICHARD R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,421.54 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSLER, ARTHUR J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,421.51 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WILLIAM W Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $50,421.49 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, MELODIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,421.44 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIEL F Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $50,420.89 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, KELLY E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $50,420.84 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANGER, MICHAEL E Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $50,420.77 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISZAK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,420.76 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRYAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,420.64 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILUSZ, ANNETTE L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,420.60 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISHER, CARL S, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,420.40 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, JOHN P, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,420.17 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHMAN, CURT J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,420.16 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MEGHAN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,420.02 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, LUCINDA N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,419.59 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUNG, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,419.33 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRENDA L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $50,418.70 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAY, CRAIG S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,418.63 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNELL, MICHAEL E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,418.53 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JANE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,418.51 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINOVER, JANICE E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,418.04 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELSKI, BRENDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,417.79 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, DEBORAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,417.64 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERLE, ANDREW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,417.54 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGER, JOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,417.29 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System