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 BLANTON, FLORIANNA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,348.76 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RICHARD R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,348.62 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZIE, SHAWNTA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,348.39 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNKIN, SHAWN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,348.38 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, GENE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,348.22 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD-GORDON, VOSIL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,347.89 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, GLORIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,347.85 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, DAVE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,347.85 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, TERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,347.83 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNELLA, STEPHEN K Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $50,347.75 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CINDY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,347.48 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, GWEN A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $50,347.45 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, LIANNA Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,347.37 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLHAUSEN, JAMES E Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $50,347.23 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $50,346.59 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO-SCHNICK, BETTEANN Employer name Erie County Amount $50,346.44 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANDREA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $50,346.12 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, RUTH A Employer name Madison County Amount $50,346.03 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, PETER T Employer name Madison County Amount $50,346.03 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCILE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $50,345.74 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, DESIREE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,345.62 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARASCIO, MARK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,345.42 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTEER, DUSTIN M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $50,345.36 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, TAMARA L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $50,345.18 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, LYNN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,345.18 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRASBY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,345.17 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJDAS, SCOTT T Employer name Dunkirk Housing Authority Amount $50,344.91 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, DAVA M Employer name Essex County Amount $50,344.89 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, WAYNE W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $50,344.84 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, DAVID J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $50,344.69 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHOIAN, JOHN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,344.51 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD G, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,343.98 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, JON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,343.92 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ADA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,343.72 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,343.69 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JAMES A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,343.39 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, KAREN L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,343.36 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, ANDREA C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,343.30 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABIG, JOCELYN ANNE G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,343.22 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, EDWARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,343.12 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FRANCISCO J, JR Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,343.12 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARLOTA G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,343.12 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DANIEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.07 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, GINGER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.07 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODOLPH, MARVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,342.76 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PETER J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,342.36 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, ANN MARIE H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,342.25 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEPONG, VERONICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,342.03 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RANDYN P Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $50,341.87 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LACEY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,341.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GERALD W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,341.86 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYENETH, LAURA A Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $50,341.73 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLA, BARRY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,341.61 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $50,341.28 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, ALAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,341.12 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MELISSA B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,341.11 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SEVON O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,340.36 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, SHAYNA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,340.20 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPIOLEK, WILLIAM Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,339.93 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABERASTURI, JAMES P Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $50,339.93 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, SHARON A Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $50,339.78 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEZAIRE, DANA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,339.69 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWALD, ALFRED P, III Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,339.64 Date 04/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, LYLE J Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $50,339.50 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JANICE E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,339.49 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLORUNOJE, OLUWAKEMI Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,338.98 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULAHAN, DENNIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,338.54 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POURAKIS, DIMITRA A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $50,338.52 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERIO, JOHN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,338.40 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAY H Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,338.33 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACGILL, DOUGLAS Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,338.13 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LORIETTE M Employer name Department of State Amount $50,338.13 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,338.13 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, MARGUERITE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,338.13 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, LOUISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,338.13 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAMELA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,338.13 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, FAYLIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,338.13 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, AUDREY S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,337.44 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGFRIED, LAWRENCE R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $50,337.18 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MARY K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,337.07 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BARBARA-ANN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,337.02 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, KAREN A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,336.91 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, SUZAN R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $50,336.71 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRENBAUM, GARY B Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,336.71 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FLORITA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,336.71 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, PETER M Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,336.53 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, MICHELE A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $50,336.19 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, GIUSEPPA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $50,335.66 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, VINCENT L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $50,335.54 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS BALDASCINI, MARIA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,335.43 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,335.13 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLINI-O'MALLEY, JODI L Employer name Albany County Amount $50,335.00 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,334.98 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, MARYELLEN C Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $50,334.98 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMECA, MADELAINE E Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $50,334.94 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGQUIST, BRIAN K Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $50,334.75 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISINGER, CAROLYN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,334.69 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, ANDREA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,334.69 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Brasher Amount $50,334.63 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MAUREEN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,334.48 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System