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 AGUILAR, ADONAY F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $50,198.86 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MAUREEN L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,198.84 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEISNER, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Philadelphia Amount $50,198.80 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,198.57 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MALAYSIA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,198.49 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PATRICK A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,198.41 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,198.25 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTOW, CAROL G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,198.17 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MATTHEW C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,197.99 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JUAN F, JR Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $50,197.67 Date 03/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MELISSA R Employer name Orange County Amount $50,197.56 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUGHNETT, MALCOLM D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,197.56 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, AMANDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,197.49 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPP, ALLISON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,197.28 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITSON, JOSEPH S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,197.25 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WILLIAM P Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $50,196.84 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HEATHER A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,196.83 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLE, ROBERT V Employer name Town of Providence Amount $50,196.75 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSELBORN, DAVID V Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,196.16 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, LORI S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,196.12 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DONNA G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,196.10 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, MILDRED ANNE Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $50,196.10 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATIERO, ROGER F Employer name Village of Fair Haven Amount $50,196.01 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, BRIAN W Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $50,195.85 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONMY, SUZANNE W Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,195.76 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, KATHERINE A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $50,195.61 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHELLA, DOMINIC A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,195.52 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ROBERT K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,195.47 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, RANDY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,195.24 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KEITH E Employer name Broome County Amount $50,195.10 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, JEREMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,195.09 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATERINO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $50,194.98 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, DONNA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,194.88 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUESSELER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $50,194.57 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKISCHER, CHARLES P Employer name Erie County Amount $50,194.31 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, FRANCES C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,193.83 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, LOUISA G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,193.60 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, GINA M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $50,193.52 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUER, SANDRA F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,193.44 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,193.37 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, JOSEPH T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,193.29 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, ELISSA J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $50,193.24 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, SHARON A Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $50,192.57 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JENNY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,192.39 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, FRANK, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,192.27 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAS, ATHEIR I Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $50,192.25 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, VALERIE D Employer name Town of Somers Amount $50,191.90 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCKHEAD, PENNY L Employer name Fulton Community Dev Agcy Amount $50,191.58 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, SHERRY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,191.47 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $50,191.29 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIEL H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,191.04 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLAR, BRUCE W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,191.02 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSLEY, NICOLE A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $50,190.95 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FERNANDO A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,190.94 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, VINCENZA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,190.61 Date 06/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANEO, GARY F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,190.38 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRADLEY R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,190.34 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENNEVILLE, SARA J Employer name Camden CSD Amount $50,190.20 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KELLY J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $50,190.14 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LA CRECIA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,190.11 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CODY H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,189.78 Date 04/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICUP, ANTONIO D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,189.22 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, ANDREW P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,189.18 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHLMAN, DONALD J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $50,189.11 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA B Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,188.92 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLAZA, IRVING Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,188.76 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, NAKEIA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,188.73 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, ROBIN M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $50,188.57 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, TARA J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $50,188.53 Date 10/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALABRINO, VIRGINIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,188.24 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, KIM K Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,188.12 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, CHONGHUI Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,188.04 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,187.57 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRE, MICHAEL C Employer name Orange County Amount $50,187.16 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, JOANNA V Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $50,186.70 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREARS, BRIAN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $50,186.70 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, TSI TSI Y Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,186.66 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, MARY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,186.54 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENISE L Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $50,186.38 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CATHY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,186.32 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, LINDSEY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,185.93 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROR, CONNIE F Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,185.81 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $50,185.58 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESJARDINS, O RICHARD Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,185.57 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LAUREN BAUM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,185.28 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, ROBERT J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $50,185.18 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSE, JUSTIN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,184.90 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOSHUA W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,184.63 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, CLIFFORD F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,184.46 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SARAH E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,183.68 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ADRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,183.35 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRIAN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $50,183.16 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, DARLENE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,183.13 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLTEN, DARIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,183.12 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, KYLE J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $50,183.08 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCONE, KELLIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,183.04 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANK, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,182.63 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, GEORGE E Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,182.61 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, TRACEY L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $50,182.43 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, PAUL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,182.30 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System