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 BILODEAU, ROBERT N Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $49,868.75 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, MAURA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,868.50 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, CLIFFORD P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,868.49 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBAN, DEOMATIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,868.00 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, NICOLE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,867.74 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,867.71 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENCH, SUZANNA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,867.65 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,867.55 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, ROBERT H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,867.34 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLORONE, BETH M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $49,867.31 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEIN, SHAIMAA Z Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,867.26 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASZTI, KRISTIN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,867.03 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICK Employer name Erie County Amount $49,866.66 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, ANTONIA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $49,865.89 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVERS, LORIS M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,865.68 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOVIO, CARL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,865.42 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKSHOT, BARRY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,865.30 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, EUGENE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,865.26 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO-PENNICK, NANCY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,865.11 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, LATASHA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,865.09 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, TINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,864.96 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SHINNELL P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,864.38 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, NANCY M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $49,864.27 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, DIANE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,864.25 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVER, JONATHON M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,864.23 Date 04/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,864.11 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, NICHOLE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,864.08 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $49,864.08 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,864.07 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEFSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $49,863.90 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, TIFFANY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,863.50 Date 01/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, JOSEPH J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $49,863.46 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSVILLE, ROSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,863.42 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAY, BRIMA S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $49,863.16 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, DARRIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,863.13 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,863.06 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,863.03 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DAVID A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,862.89 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DAVID P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,862.84 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURINO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,862.81 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, PALMO A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,862.80 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAINE, ANDY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,862.80 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,862.80 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MICHELE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,862.71 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $49,862.70 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, KEVIN A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,862.40 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENROE, CORA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,862.35 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEEBIS, DAVID M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,861.95 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, JANICE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,861.70 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLA, SUSAN B Employer name Homer CSD Amount $49,861.62 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,861.50 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, REBECCA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,861.45 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBAUDO, FRANK Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $49,861.24 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSKO, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Caledonia Amount $49,860.97 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, TODD C Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $49,860.85 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, JAMES Employer name Corning Community College Amount $49,860.76 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'AQUILA, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,860.57 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, AMANDA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,860.43 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, VIMALA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,860.21 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, LUIS M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,859.93 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, SHANNON K Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $49,859.53 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOREK, NICOLETTE F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $49,859.43 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNION, BEATRICE M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $49,859.25 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNISS, JESSICA F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,859.17 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RONALD A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,859.04 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, DAKOTA L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,858.95 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCKER, EDWARD J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $49,858.63 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, PAMELA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,858.56 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DALTON D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,858.40 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWINSKI, MARK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,858.18 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ENDA A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $49,858.11 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, GEORGE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,857.73 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KRISTIN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,857.63 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, BERNARD L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,857.59 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, WILLIAM D Employer name Greene County Amount $49,857.56 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGALLI, PAUL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,857.50 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,857.35 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $49,857.22 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRIAN M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $49,857.22 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, KEVIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,856.83 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DEBRA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,856.66 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUBURGER, ILENE Employer name Orange County Amount $49,856.66 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINIS, JOAN M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $49,856.58 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-KING, LYNDA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,856.42 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, TIM E Employer name Town of Owego Amount $49,856.04 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $49,856.03 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ARLENE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,855.97 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ELIZABETH Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $49,855.94 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATULIPPE, TAMMY Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,855.79 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICE, LYNETTE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,855.70 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, APRIL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,855.68 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, STEVEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,855.68 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHARLES L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $49,855.55 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, JOHN E, I Employer name Village of Chaumont Amount $49,855.49 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSLER, KAREN S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $49,855.47 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, BARBARA L Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $49,855.39 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGERT, MARIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,855.17 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAL, CINDY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,855.07 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIP, GEORGE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,855.01 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,854.88 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System