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 MARTIN, DALE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,216.02 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,215.79 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,215.60 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEK, STEPHEN W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,215.40 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, EILEEN H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,215.35 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, CLIFTON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,215.31 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTELLESSA, MICHELLE J Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,215.09 Date 07/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMILLER, LISA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,214.99 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JAMES D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,214.98 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, VICTOR A Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $50,214.88 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, META Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $50,214.70 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISKOW, JOSHUA P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,214.58 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAS, ROBERT J Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $50,214.43 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, FREDRICK, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $50,213.98 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JANELLE H Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,213.81 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, JAMIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,213.45 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, KEVIN W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,213.35 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, ANTHONY D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,213.23 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $50,212.96 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CARMELA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,212.70 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARY G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,212.43 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GREGORY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $50,212.12 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSALLO, SANDRA B Employer name Education Department Amount $50,211.96 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEUS, SACHA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,211.81 Date 02/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ROBIN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,211.51 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, STEVEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,211.47 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNICK, STACY S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,210.92 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASINO, CHRISTINE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,210.59 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SUSAN C Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $50,210.56 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGILL, DOUGLAS W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $50,210.53 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIN, ROBERT D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,209.96 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, SCOTT H Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,209.71 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name N'GARBAYE, EDNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,209.48 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTO-BROCK, LISA J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $50,209.43 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAQUIDARA, CARMELO M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $50,209.24 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, KEMONE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,209.01 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, DAVID E Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $50,208.99 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEVONS, JEFFREY M Employer name Education Department Amount $50,208.90 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, DAVID P Employer name Penn Yan Public Library Amount $50,208.88 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,208.79 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, DOREEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,208.79 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, RENEE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,208.47 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, SCOTT C Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $50,208.19 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAVY, SUZANNE L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $50,208.11 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSEPH E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,208.09 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAMP, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $50,207.52 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, JESSE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,207.51 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $50,207.34 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, DARIA L Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,206.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LORI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,206.90 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIMAN, SHEMLYN L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,206.70 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, MAX W Employer name Town of Amity Amount $50,206.64 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RACHAEL M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,206.50 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $50,206.21 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, DONNA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,205.47 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, BRADLEY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,205.38 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, DALE G Employer name Town of Alexander Amount $50,205.25 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICIA A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $50,205.00 Date 11/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROMPINGER, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,204.85 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, KERLANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,204.78 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, GREGORY R Employer name City of Rye Amount $50,204.59 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SHAUN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,204.56 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, RICKY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,204.50 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, CRYSTAL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,204.50 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DARREN W Employer name Orange County Amount $50,204.21 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGOOD, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,203.94 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, MARSHA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,203.10 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URCKFITZ, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $50,203.03 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAMELA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,202.99 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLENBRUCK, CAROLYN M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $50,202.88 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, KILYNN F Employer name Albany County Amount $50,202.80 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM S Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,202.78 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Montour Falls Amount $50,202.55 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, ROGER L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,202.48 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,202.44 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDI, THOMAS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,202.16 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,201.92 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JANICE ARLENE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,201.79 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, PAUL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,201.72 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ANNE MARIE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,201.72 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, DAVID J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,201.70 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, RICKY J Employer name Town of Malone Amount $50,201.53 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCIO, STEPHEN G Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $50,201.22 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIJLALL, VEDWATEE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,201.15 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT H Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,201.08 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ROBERT Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,200.33 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINTON, DONALD J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $50,200.33 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERVEN, SARAH A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $50,200.30 Date 10/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREMSKI, BENJAMIN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,200.08 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, BENJAMIN P Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $50,200.03 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUGH, ADRIAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,200.02 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, RACHAEL E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,199.90 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,199.87 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, LAURA L Employer name Broome County Amount $50,199.84 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, JENNIFER S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,199.79 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, STEVEN R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,199.56 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, SARAH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,199.55 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARD, SEAN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,199.25 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFULCO, SAMUEL L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,199.24 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, JACQUELINE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,199.23 Date 07/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System