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 MERTLIK, FRANK, III Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,030.53 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRNCIRIK, JASON A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,030.41 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, DENISE M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $50,030.39 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOCK, FORREST TED Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,030.33 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, FREDERICK F Employer name Town of Winfield Amount $50,029.98 Date 01/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $50,029.64 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILYEA, MARY W Employer name Town of Benton Amount $50,029.61 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, DEBORAH J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,029.58 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JUDITH D Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $50,029.41 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, TAMMY M Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $50,029.41 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNDA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,029.19 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIJAS, KENNETH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,028.92 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, LESLEY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,028.82 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, SONYA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,028.81 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIA, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,028.50 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES BRITO, LUIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,028.50 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOVICH, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,028.50 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFLE, KURT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,028.11 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,028.09 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, JOAN B Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $50,027.88 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON, SARAH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,027.64 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBRA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,027.47 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULROONEY, TERRENCE C Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $50,027.31 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, RUBY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,027.05 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWED, ROSEMARY B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,027.01 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EALEY, MIKKI A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $50,026.95 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TAZMEEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,026.92 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CARA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,026.90 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVAGEAU, SUE A Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,026.90 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPELYANOVA, YELENA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,026.86 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTIER, JON E Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $50,026.78 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, YUEYI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,026.62 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,026.61 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JOHN H Employer name Village of Broadalbin Amount $50,026.15 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMM-SMITH, KRISTYN E Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $50,026.13 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, JENNIFER A Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $50,025.92 Date 03/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARGARET A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $50,025.91 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JESSIE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,025.90 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBYTNIEWSKI, NANCY E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $50,025.63 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W, III Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $50,025.62 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LINDA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,025.58 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LINETTE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,025.38 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, DAVID R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,025.22 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE, COURTNEY E Employer name Erie County Amount $50,025.15 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCARA, PATRICIA A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $50,024.74 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, MICHAEL L, SR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,024.49 Date 07/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECOX, TIMOTHY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,024.36 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TANYA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,024.07 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, HELEN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,024.02 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOHN P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,024.00 Date 04/20/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KATELYN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,024.00 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GLADYS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,024.00 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, PAUL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,023.99 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSIN, MARGARET A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,023.98 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PATRICIA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $50,023.80 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, AMY M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,023.38 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,022.57 Date 12/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALANELLA, MARK A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,022.55 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CARMINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,022.47 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHOWICZ, BRENDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,021.99 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, ELISA E Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $50,021.96 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMILLAN DAVIS, CELESTE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,021.71 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, RAFAEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,021.66 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,021.62 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, KYLE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,021.23 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE CARLIS, ERIC P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,021.15 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBECK, TERRIE L Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $50,021.15 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JOAN M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $50,020.64 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, KIP E Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,020.49 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,020.38 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, GLORIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,020.37 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDSELL, LAWRENCE J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,020.36 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $50,020.35 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIZEMAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $50,020.30 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTETT, JEFFREY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,020.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LYNDSI A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,019.83 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, BRUCE P Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $50,019.73 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, PATRICK J Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,019.66 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, JASON E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $50,019.58 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, ELICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,019.49 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULESKI, YVONNE A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $50,019.31 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUISSEY, ELLIE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,019.18 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,019.09 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, NICHOLAS G Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $50,019.04 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLADING, ROSE M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $50,019.00 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Rushford Amount $50,018.77 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CLEEF, MORGAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,018.72 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MELISSA R Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,018.66 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGI, CAITLIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,018.66 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CINDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,018.42 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,018.22 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENSZKOWSKI, KRISTEN T Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,018.01 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUD, JOSHUA C Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $50,017.85 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, JAMES L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $50,017.76 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERA, IVELISE Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,017.66 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARICHI, PATRICIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,017.59 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYEEN, IRFAN N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,017.41 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJKA, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Alden Amount $50,017.08 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, MICHAEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,017.00 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CYNTHIA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,016.97 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System