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 JOYCE, TORRIA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,334.40 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETHLEFS, CAROLYN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,334.09 Date 03/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Olive Amount $50,333.92 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,333.91 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, KENNA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,333.89 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BARRY Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $50,333.85 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, KATHARINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,333.14 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, NANCY C Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $50,333.12 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMAN, ANDREA E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,332.92 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, LILLIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,332.79 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD-DEHART, JANET S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,332.60 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERRAZZI, LISA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,332.50 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SAMUEL P Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $50,332.41 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JACK E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $50,332.38 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,332.24 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANESS, YESHAYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,332.15 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREU, ANTONIA N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,332.11 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $50,332.08 Date 11/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORR, JOY M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $50,331.82 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, DUANE F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,331.75 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, LAURA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,331.28 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERIAL, MICHAEL Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $50,330.67 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMACH, SPENCER E Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $50,330.22 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, WILLIAM J, II Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,330.07 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,329.97 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPISKA, DAVID J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,329.82 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, MARY R Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $50,329.81 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, GARY T Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $50,329.59 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, MERRITT F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,329.55 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RUDOLPH, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,329.55 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTELLO, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,329.52 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SANDRA L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $50,329.45 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, EDWARD G Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $50,329.33 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLMAN, MARGARET H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,329.29 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ALLEN L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,329.03 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTENZA, LAUREN E Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $50,329.00 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, REBECCA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,328.88 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, STEPHEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,328.69 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNISS, VAN JAMES Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,328.63 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMODOVAR, RENEE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,328.55 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, RAYMOND D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,328.11 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JASON M Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,328.04 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOTT, JAMES S Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $50,327.92 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTA, DANIEL ANTHONY, III Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,327.53 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURIMOND-JOLICOEUR, NEWLY H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,327.52 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANTE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,327.44 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, REGINA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,327.21 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LAURIE J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,327.15 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,327.00 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $50,326.82 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARSON, KIM MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,326.80 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO GISEL, DONNA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $50,326.56 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER-PERKINS, JORDAN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,326.55 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, ANGELO J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,326.47 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID S Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $50,326.37 Date 06/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, MAXIE L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $50,325.84 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,325.79 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DANIELLE R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,325.72 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ANTHONY M Employer name Yates County Amount $50,325.69 Date 04/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDONE, MICHELLE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,325.32 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEL, JOEL Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,325.14 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERKIN, BRYAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $50,324.73 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEACHIE, MICHELE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,324.71 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFERIS, PETER G Employer name Broome County Amount $50,324.67 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTA, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,324.65 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, ILENE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,324.24 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, VICKI L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $50,324.20 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, PATRICK J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,324.02 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,324.02 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,323.93 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BARBARA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $50,323.89 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALYSSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,323.76 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LINDA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,323.70 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZELL, PATRICIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,323.56 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MOLLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,323.04 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, JAMES V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,322.91 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAKER, KYLE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,322.17 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, BETH E Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,321.85 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLD, META A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $50,321.73 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,321.47 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, KELLY D Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,321.10 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERBOTTOM, JULIE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,320.96 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZONNEVYLLE, CHARLES E, IV Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,320.81 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRATTAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Village of Caledonia Amount $50,320.76 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,320.49 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KARA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,319.95 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUB, LINDA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,319.60 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $50,319.36 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, MICHAEL A Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,319.15 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,318.67 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, ROBERT P Employer name Erie County Amount $50,318.57 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRMO, MICHAEL T Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,318.29 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, HAROLD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,317.93 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, JOANNA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,317.17 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, DOREEN T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,317.11 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTURA, KELLY A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,317.08 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALINDEN, MARGARET M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $50,317.06 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, DAVID J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,316.98 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,316.97 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DAWN M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,316.97 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System