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 GENTILE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,244.44 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, GRAIG D Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,244.40 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, MAUREEN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $50,244.34 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,244.31 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLE, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $50,244.01 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CRAIG S Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,243.93 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, MARIA FATIMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,243.89 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, DUANE C Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $50,243.80 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONI, VIVIAN L Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,243.53 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, JESSICA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,243.07 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, KENNETH P Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $50,242.89 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, REGINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,242.32 Date 03/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANNALISA Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $50,241.94 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONALE, MEGAN L Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,241.67 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, VICTORIA M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $50,241.46 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, EMILE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,241.44 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGALAS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,241.30 Date 02/18/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, KRISTEN L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $50,241.22 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BRIAN G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,241.20 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, JEANNE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,241.16 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSON, LORETTA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,241.09 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, DUSTIN J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,241.05 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDOLFINO, RYAN O Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $50,240.50 Date 03/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $50,240.28 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAR, MARK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,240.17 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPLEY, LORENZO A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,240.15 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, GABRIELLE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,239.64 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, M ELIZABETH Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,239.44 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLES, AMOS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,239.37 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, TRAVIS M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,239.18 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, PETER P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,239.12 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JANET M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,239.01 Date 07/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, DEBORAH J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $50,239.00 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAVID E Employer name Town of Stony Creek Amount $50,238.67 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MARK A Employer name Madison County Amount $50,238.53 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KRISTIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,238.47 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTAFKA-FISHER, AUDREY C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,238.35 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,238.28 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, EUGENE C Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $50,238.26 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,238.22 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZINI, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $50,238.04 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, NATHAN E Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $50,237.73 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, JODY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,237.72 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINOCCHARIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,237.69 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,237.67 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUDIO, MONIQUE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,237.66 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWICZ, RAYMOND V, II Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,237.38 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIST, RONNIE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,237.34 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RHONDA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,236.71 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOYCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,236.71 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ZUBAIDA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $50,236.71 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOANG, DAVID T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,236.71 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJETTE, ALICIA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,236.71 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, CHRISTINE R Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,236.71 Date 11/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, BERNADETTE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,236.65 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,236.64 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARTHA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,236.60 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-FALU, DEMETRIA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,236.33 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANCIALE, ROBERT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,236.28 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASMINE C Employer name Madison County Amount $50,236.09 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DENNIS R Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,236.02 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KORY V Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,236.02 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMICK, CHARMEL Y Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,236.02 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KEVIN W Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $50,235.94 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KAY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,235.90 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, BRIAN W Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $50,235.48 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CAREY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,235.32 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, JOAN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,234.78 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DANNY D Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $50,234.55 Date 09/30/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,234.54 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCHO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,234.52 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGERSTROM, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,234.49 Date 02/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDBETTER, RICHARD T Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $50,234.30 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, TIMMY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,234.23 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENY, JANNA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,233.98 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, SHARON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,233.90 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SONIA Y Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,233.19 Date 01/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMAR, DAXA UMESH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,233.14 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, FRANCES M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,233.14 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, SUSAN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,233.14 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCARETTI, LAURA F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,233.12 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANDREW B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,232.85 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ROBERT H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,232.79 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, ADAM J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,232.71 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,232.52 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTBODY, CHRISTINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,232.52 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,232.41 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREPPEL, NICOLAUS J Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,232.38 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANTA, MEGAN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,232.34 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE-AVERY, ROSALIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $50,232.21 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SHELLEY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,232.01 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, JOY D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,231.95 Date 07/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,231.74 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,231.43 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, KIMBERLY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,231.35 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MAUREEN J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $50,230.83 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALES, FLOYD C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,230.81 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CRISTINE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,230.70 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LEON E, JR Employer name Village of Interlaken Amount $50,230.58 Date 10/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRESPO-RIVERA, EDMARIE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $50,230.52 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System