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 FORTUNATO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,016.67 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGELICA Employer name Orange County Amount $50,016.56 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, MARIAN J Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $50,015.84 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARIE-FLORE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,015.61 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, KIMBERLY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,015.34 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCARILE-FAUCI, DIANE E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,014.93 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KO, KIT W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,014.69 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELOTTA, RICHARD T Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $50,014.64 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGLIA, ANN MARIE Employer name Erie County Amount $50,014.45 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DAVID Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,014.05 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, COLLEEN E Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $50,013.97 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUE, KAYLEE E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $50,013.92 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSEN, KRISTEN E Employer name Town of Varick Amount $50,013.82 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROSSELIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,013.71 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAERY, GEORGE F Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,013.53 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TE RIELE KARKOSKI, HEIDI M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $50,013.41 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, CORINNE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,013.24 Date 01/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, TOMAS S Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $50,012.86 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZON, JOHN S Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $50,012.56 Date 12/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ANDREA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,011.91 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFRA, PATRICIA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,011.68 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENENGO, PENNY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,011.60 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARA-LATELLA, DONNA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $50,011.53 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, KARIN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,011.51 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDA Employer name Erie County Amount $50,011.30 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY R Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $50,011.16 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, KEVIN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,011.11 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, PATRICK D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,010.37 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE KONING, DOREEN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $50,010.31 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, YAZIRA Y Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,010.30 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLCBERG, GEORGE R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $50,010.18 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, GRETCHEN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,009.96 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KELLY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,009.74 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITTON, AARON J Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,009.35 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIDOMANI, ANTHONY T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $50,009.26 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, DARWIN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,009.13 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, KENNETH P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,008.67 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELLAR, WALTER L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,008.62 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, DOLORES D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,008.50 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,008.40 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, LAURIE A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,008.20 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, CANDACE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,008.20 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DERESE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,008.16 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLHAM, KERI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,007.61 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,007.56 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, DONNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,006.98 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, PATRICIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,006.60 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, CARMEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,006.60 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SUSAN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $50,006.44 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARY ELLEN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,005.54 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,005.50 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEY, BRITTANY R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,005.43 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTO, MARYANN Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $50,005.30 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, SEAN P Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $50,004.98 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTRO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Perth Amount $50,004.71 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, REBECCA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,004.54 Date 08/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEST, WILLIAM J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $50,003.83 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BETTIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,003.70 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, SIDNEY G Employer name Broome County Amount $50,003.64 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, CICELY B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,003.50 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, CHRISTINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,003.34 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Covington Amount $50,003.08 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,002.97 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINOCO, PEDRO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,002.90 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Newark Housing Authority Amount $50,002.86 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATOR, KRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,002.78 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DION Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $50,002.61 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, SEAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $50,002.52 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTELL, DARYL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,002.39 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,002.30 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLORY, TERENCE Employer name Town of Franklinville Amount $50,002.28 Date 03/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, DOLORES P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,002.18 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, JUDITH B Employer name Orange County Amount $50,002.17 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MOIRA Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,002.08 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, ANN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,002.00 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ANN MARIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,001.97 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GERMAIN A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,001.96 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TORY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,001.57 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, SILVIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,001.55 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, BRENT U Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,001.53 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, ABDUL Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,001.52 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATO, CHARLES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,001.21 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARDICE, MARGUERITE M Employer name Albany County Amount $50,001.20 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTNOW, BRANDON R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $50,001.02 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBERT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Hunter Amount $50,000.97 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO-THOMAS, LESLYE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,000.60 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, PRISCILLA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,000.60 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMROTH, MEGHAN L Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $50,000.60 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CLAUDETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,000.57 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ELISE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,000.47 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Education Department Amount $50,000.42 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KRISTEN L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $50,000.17 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, NANCY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,000.16 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,000.16 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT-CONROY, JILL E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,000.12 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCHE, LAURA A Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $50,000.12 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLE, DANIEL P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,000.08 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, CRISTINA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,000.08 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, NANCY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,000.08 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSQUADRO, STELLA Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $50,000.08 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System