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 ACOSTA-RAMIREZ, LISETTE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,939.40 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, VANESSA I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,939.37 Date 03/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,939.23 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMONT, COLLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,939.22 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TESSA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,939.21 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSKI, DEBORAH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $49,939.03 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTH, ANTHONY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,938.86 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MOLLY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,938.80 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, DANIELLE C Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,938.72 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFOSKA, BEDRIKA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,938.72 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, MALLORY J B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,938.67 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOYCE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,937.93 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINIA, ALISON J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $49,937.38 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JACQUELINE S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $49,937.25 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, MARGARETA C Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,937.24 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOANNE H Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $49,936.58 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, MONICA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,936.48 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, REGINA P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $49,936.45 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, VIRGINIA N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, THELMA L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CHRISTINE G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMORE, ALLISON M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN-ALTENKIRCH, JO-ANN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,936.29 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, CANDACE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,936.22 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANDREA, JENNIFER M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,936.11 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, MARIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,936.11 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, GLEN J Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $49,936.09 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTS, SARAH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,935.99 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, HENRY C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,935.99 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZAFAME, KIMBERLY A Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $49,935.88 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIJAYENDRAN, SHIYAMA Y Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $49,935.85 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSE, JEREMY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $49,935.61 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPS, NANCY M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,935.48 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, JEANETTE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,935.48 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSAROS, NICHOLAS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,935.48 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, BRENDI E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,935.48 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ANTOINETTA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,935.48 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASS, ELAINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,935.48 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,935.48 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, CHRISTINE D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,935.48 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,935.48 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMANICA, CAROL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $49,935.48 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, AARON N Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $49,935.23 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,935.17 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDELL, JENNIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,935.08 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ALEXIS N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,935.02 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DOMINICK A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $49,934.94 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, JOYCE R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,934.85 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMBLETON, DOUGLAS B Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,934.80 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODD, MARITZA R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $49,934.28 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNOWSKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,934.25 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, SCOTT R Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,934.07 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, DANIEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,934.07 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LISTRA M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,934.03 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOODY, LISA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,933.96 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELOWIEC, KAITLYN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,933.76 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL C Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,933.57 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,933.55 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, GERROD L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $49,933.11 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER GALARNEAU Employer name Albany County Amount $49,932.99 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, THERESA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,932.74 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JILL E Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $49,932.51 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $49,932.20 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RITA ANN S Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $49,932.14 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINO, BRUCE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,932.05 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, SUSAN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,931.82 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, GEFREY H Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,931.52 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIDDIO, JO ANN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,931.16 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, ELIZABETH Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,931.16 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,931.04 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, EDDIE D Employer name Erie County Amount $49,930.74 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMEELAH J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $49,930.53 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,930.40 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, LAKEISHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,930.13 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTUCCIO, DOMINIC A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,930.13 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SHAUN R Employer name Madison County Amount $49,930.11 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, KATHRYN R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $49,929.80 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHBERG, JASON C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,929.77 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIELLA, LOUIS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,929.76 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEROLF, KRISTI R Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,929.68 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $49,929.54 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFAN, MARGARET M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $49,929.30 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ESTHER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,929.26 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMSKOG, ERIC G Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,929.17 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,929.09 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,929.07 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANEZ, IVAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,928.77 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, SUSAN A Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $49,928.66 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, ROXANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,928.65 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSANNA, DARYL M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $49,928.55 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZ, DANIELLE C Employer name Erie County Amount $49,928.41 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, DARCY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,928.40 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,928.37 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCHO, LIGIA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,928.31 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JUDITH S Employer name Orange County Amount $49,928.29 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTWON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,928.25 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGESTEN, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,928.19 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, SANTIAGO A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $49,928.18 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System