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 HANK, ALBERT W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $49,840.91 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, ROYAL K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,840.67 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBI, GRACIELA Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,840.30 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDLEY, KEISHA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,840.10 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANGELA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,839.92 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, CHAD M Employer name Washington County Amount $49,839.79 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, ANA ADELA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $49,839.75 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CATHERINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,839.71 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SALLY J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,839.40 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEY, PAMELA J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,838.84 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORIN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,838.61 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGER, GRETCHEN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,838.30 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $49,838.15 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,837.93 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,837.83 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROSEMARY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,837.68 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,837.54 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JENIQUE L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $49,837.46 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACICCA, LEANN A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,837.35 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, AMY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,837.28 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE-COY, DOUGLAS L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,837.09 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, KENNY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,837.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JON M Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,836.39 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, ANNA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,835.99 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KENDRA C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,835.80 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, CAROLINE L Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $49,835.32 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREA L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $49,835.24 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNOVA, MARY Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $49,835.05 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $49,834.93 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, GREGORY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,834.36 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FELIX A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,834.31 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $49,834.05 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENETTE, NANCY Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $49,834.02 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, NOEMI Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,833.65 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, DOMINICK P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,833.57 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERILUS, LINDA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,833.50 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DANA F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,833.48 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELVEG, RENE A Employer name Broome County Amount $49,833.47 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, LYNN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,833.44 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIC G Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,833.40 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, STEPHEN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,832.81 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,832.75 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHE, JASON W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $49,832.75 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, OBEDIAH O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,832.67 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $49,832.40 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,832.19 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAJSZCZAK, TAMMI L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,832.01 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,831.99 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, ROBERT D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,831.80 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, RYAN C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,831.60 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, SARA M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $49,831.51 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOSKE, JAMES W Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,831.18 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, TAMIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,831.10 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $49,831.06 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANARO, JOHN F Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,830.96 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DELCINA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,830.71 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES MERCHANT, RUSCHEL S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,830.63 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVASTIAN, WALTER R Employer name Village of Chestnut Ridge Amount $49,830.57 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, DONNA Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $49,830.24 Date 12/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANEW, MARIANNE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,830.12 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNYAMON, VERSHAWNE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,830.03 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONADO, EDDY R, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,830.02 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUPHEIMER, FRANKIE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,829.99 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KALLYN V Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $49,829.78 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, SAMUEL W Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $49,829.71 Date 09/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TOSCA T Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,829.63 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, SUSAN M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,829.50 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACHETT, KRISTIN A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $49,829.47 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DEBORAH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,829.43 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MORGANNE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,829.39 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXLER, DOUGLAS T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,829.22 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, KARIM W Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,829.16 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, PENNY Y Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $49,828.78 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, BEVERLY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,828.68 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $49,828.47 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECHTEL, MARGARET M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,828.08 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEVAUX, RYAN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,827.84 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, RUI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,827.77 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,827.68 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOEL M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,827.54 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,827.48 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, MARISA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $49,827.42 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, JAMES G Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,827.26 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSON, PETER W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,827.03 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, SHAWN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,826.82 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ELOISE Employer name Albany County Amount $49,826.77 Date 02/08/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,826.75 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, ROBERT H Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,826.46 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PEAK, CONNIE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,826.20 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NEGREITTA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,825.87 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, BRIAN S Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $49,825.72 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANO, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,825.37 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, GEORGE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,825.34 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTZ, MICHELE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,825.32 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, TIMOTHY C Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $49,825.25 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ATHANASIUS A, III Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,825.20 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, KYLE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,824.75 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERLYNE OZ, SUZANNAH D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,824.74 Date 10/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHANNON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,824.65 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFTI, MATT, III Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,824.56 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System