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 DE STEFANO, DEBORAH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,363.62 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SAMUEL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $50,363.53 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRT, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $50,363.47 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PATTI L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $50,362.99 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MAUREEN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,362.97 Date 01/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARESE-CANTILENO, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $50,362.80 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, ROSEMARY V Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,362.78 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIN, DOLORES A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,362.57 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHUA, NATHANIEL Employer name Education Department Amount $50,361.93 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, DELTON M Employer name Education Department Amount $50,361.93 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,361.93 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, YVETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,361.67 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, BAMBI L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $50,361.62 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PHILLIP A Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $50,361.14 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUPO, DOMENICO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,360.96 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEASKERN, SHANE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,360.83 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, VICTORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,360.70 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STWAINSKI, JAMIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,360.70 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, JOSEPH M Employer name East Moriches Fire Dist Amount $50,360.60 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, CURTIS R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,360.56 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DEBORAH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,360.50 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, JILL M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,360.18 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,359.90 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, HELEN M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $50,359.84 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TERRY A Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $50,359.65 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CASANDRA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,359.58 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTILIANI, WILLIAM A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.25 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRA, MANINDER K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.23 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, VILMA A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $50,359.22 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHINO, TINA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.19 Date 10/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.17 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, HEATHER G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.13 Date 08/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,359.12 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,359.09 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, REGINA A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,358.90 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARES, MARK O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,358.83 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLURI, UPADA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,358.12 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCER, GWYNNE E Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $50,358.09 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETKO, ASHLEY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,358.00 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RASHAWN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,357.97 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, KAREN C Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $50,357.96 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, SHAUNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,357.49 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MAURA C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,357.38 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,357.14 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,357.03 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, S GWENDOLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,356.74 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKALOW, FRED W Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,356.51 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICK M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,356.20 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, STEPHEN R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,356.18 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JOSE G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $50,355.96 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,355.60 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,355.46 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKEVICH, MARGARET Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $50,355.32 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KAREN L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,355.27 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINA, MARK A Employer name Village of Sodus Amount $50,355.24 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL J Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,354.88 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWING, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,354.84 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, PATRICK J Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $50,354.58 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CATHY E Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,354.32 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,354.05 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTO, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,353.96 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKEY, RONALD T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $50,353.73 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Schoharie Amount $50,353.64 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, BRENDA LEE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,353.59 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, LYNN B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,353.35 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JENNIFER A Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $50,353.20 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANSKI, PHILIP N Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,352.64 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIOCK, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,352.45 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, COREY R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $50,352.41 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENEANY, JOHN J Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $50,352.36 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFILIPPO, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $50,352.27 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANTHONY W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,352.13 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, BRIAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,352.06 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTORRE, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,351.99 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MICHELE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,351.88 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BONA, SHAWN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,351.88 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-ROUNDS, JAMES D Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,351.78 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN APPLEDORN, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $50,351.70 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $50,351.60 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITACRE, JAMES B Employer name Erie County Amount $50,351.59 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,351.44 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLE, ELIZABETH B Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,351.32 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ovid Amount $50,351.06 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, RYAN J Employer name Madison County Amount $50,350.88 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADOLA, THERESA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,350.81 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, HEATHER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,350.78 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIDEL, WALTER A Employer name Town of Walton Amount $50,350.72 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBUHL, DANIEL V Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $50,350.67 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, TIMOTHY D Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $50,350.48 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YMBRAS, SUSAN J Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $50,350.12 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, STEVEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $50,350.08 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPALDO, MARIAN K Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $50,349.89 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, MARGIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,349.64 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KARI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,349.61 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, CLARE A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,349.47 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTILUS, RICHARD F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $50,349.45 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JULIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,349.35 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEAN M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $50,349.33 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBY, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,349.21 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUTENSTRAUCH, KEVIN Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,349.03 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System