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 PARROW, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Homer Amount $50,151.14 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEISEL, JOHN H Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $50,150.94 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SHAREEF Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,150.90 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, XAVIER Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,150.47 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBY, ANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,150.09 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVEY, JACKIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,150.04 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,150.01 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUS, DENIS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,149.96 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MATTHEW J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,149.79 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, ARACKAKUDIYIL O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,149.71 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWOEBLE, AMY L Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $50,149.61 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,149.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, FAYTHE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,148.79 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFELICE, ROBERT T Employer name Essex County Amount $50,148.73 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TAMMEKA J Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $50,148.34 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MELVINA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,147.98 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMARA Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,147.63 Date 10/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KATHRYN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,147.54 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, CHERYL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,147.49 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, NATASHA M Employer name Essex County Amount $50,147.48 Date 10/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, ANDREW S Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,147.40 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JESUS Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,147.20 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, MARILYN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,147.13 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWARTZ, ADAM T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,146.87 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERTEL, ANNMARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,146.82 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, RAMON, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,146.42 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, MICHAEL S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $50,146.41 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTZ, MELISSA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,146.29 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, STEPHEN P Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $50,146.17 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CURTIS K Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,145.69 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DOROTHY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,145.50 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCH, CHRISTINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,145.45 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $50,145.32 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, YARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,145.01 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUK, JULIE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,144.98 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WASNER J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,144.61 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, TAMMY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,144.58 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEZZA, MARIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,144.23 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIR, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,144.22 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBBOTSON, JOHN T Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,143.28 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, RACHEL E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,143.02 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBURN, AMANDA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,142.72 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, ERIK S Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $50,142.65 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, EDWARD R S, II Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,142.50 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO-LOPEZ, ALERIS L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,142.43 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,142.12 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFABER, HENRY W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,141.66 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,141.55 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GEOFFREY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,141.43 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIF, LOUISE S Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,141.09 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, GREGORY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,140.72 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,140.28 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL, YVES A Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,140.22 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMONAS, CHARLES J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,140.20 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JOANN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,140.12 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ANGELIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,139.98 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSPINA, KAREN M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,139.80 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABSKI, DIANNE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,139.67 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, TODD M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $50,139.56 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, LANSING O Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $50,139.56 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, SARA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,139.31 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PAULISA W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,139.31 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GAIL M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,139.30 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARONY, HORACE J, III Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,139.28 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACCARINO, MARIA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $50,139.20 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, JONATHAN J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $50,139.16 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, FRANCES D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,139.12 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, DEBRA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,138.95 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERROW, KENNETH L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $50,138.84 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,138.28 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE-TIMKO, LORETTA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,138.28 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENNETT, DONYA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,138.28 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, BARBARA Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $50,138.25 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, WILMA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,137.97 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,137.36 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, STELLA S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,137.29 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, BRUCE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,136.90 Date 10/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RAYMOND A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $50,136.89 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACBRIEN, JAMES M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,136.58 Date 04/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,136.45 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ELAINE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,136.41 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, BRETT E Employer name Town of Chester Amount $50,136.34 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, GERMAINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,136.23 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, JANET Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,136.23 Date 06/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARIELLO, PETER J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,136.05 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, KYLEE J Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,135.87 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES R Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $50,135.80 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JESSE M Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $50,135.74 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,135.60 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DAVID E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,135.51 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE-MYERS, COURTNEY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,135.22 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,135.21 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, TRACY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,135.07 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DONALD MARK Employer name Town of Groveland Amount $50,134.93 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, JENNIFER L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,134.64 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, AMY RENEE P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,134.54 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,134.41 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ELMAY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,134.21 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, BETHANY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,134.18 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOILUND, PAMELA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,134.13 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System