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 FRATUS, SHAUN M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,759.80 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXEY, JUSTIN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $49,759.79 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONZI, MICHAEL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,759.65 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,759.61 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNAIRE, EDWARD F Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $49,759.61 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,759.43 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOE, ENRICA Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $49,759.04 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KATHRYN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,758.94 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, RANDY L Employer name Town of Thurston Amount $49,758.82 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRICE, JEANETTE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,758.81 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFON, AMY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,758.80 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, STACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,758.74 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGGETT, ALLEN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,758.65 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAGLE, TYLER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,758.35 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBES, CHAD D Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,758.31 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHEY, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,758.20 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JENNIFER M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,757.48 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, DEBRA-ANN Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $49,757.25 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SAMUEL A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,757.04 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEMEIER, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,756.99 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTLOW, GEORGE J Employer name City of Olean Amount $49,756.90 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, CORRIE S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $49,756.80 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DAISY Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $49,756.77 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKARDT, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $49,756.66 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,756.26 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHE, JENNIFER A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,755.88 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCHIO, EMILY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,755.86 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDI, HEIDI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,755.83 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, PATRICIA Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $49,755.69 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUPIANO, JAMIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,755.69 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, STEVEN B Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $49,755.48 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, DARLENE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,755.33 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $49,755.02 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISZA, DEBBIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,754.81 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGA, CORINNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,754.64 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,754.57 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, GLENN D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,754.21 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DORANGELIA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,754.08 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MADELINE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,753.91 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, ANTHONY Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $49,753.78 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MAUREEN E Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $49,753.53 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,753.30 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, WILLIAM P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,753.25 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNUK, MICHAEL R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $49,753.18 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, LISA L R Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $49,752.73 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, GERALD A Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $49,752.73 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, TINA M Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $49,752.60 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, CAROLYN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,752.39 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JAMES Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $49,752.37 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DAMION A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,752.34 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK-STOLL, WENDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,752.31 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, CURLA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,752.23 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALUS, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,751.86 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,751.81 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, MATTHEW V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,751.72 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRANDY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,751.50 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMIE R Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $49,751.50 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,751.46 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE-BROWN, LISA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,751.44 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIG, SARAH E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,751.37 Date 11/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DANA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,751.14 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIZZA, BRANDON A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $49,751.10 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, TODD A Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,750.66 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,750.37 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ALEX M Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,750.34 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DIANE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,750.27 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, WENDY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,750.25 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTVED, JEREMY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,750.16 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERESE, KERRY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,750.13 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, VAUGHN V Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,749.90 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $49,749.63 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, SHARON Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,749.62 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, JEAN R Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $49,749.60 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JOSEPH H Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $49,749.53 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, LOREN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,749.48 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC COLLUM, ALICIA J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $49,749.46 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOHANNA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,749.38 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEITZ, LINDA C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,749.33 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, CAROL Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $49,749.21 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPOSO, MARC B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,749.11 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENE, IDA A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,749.05 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCZ, ALISSA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,748.92 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, DANIEL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,748.89 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERY, DONNA L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $49,748.81 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JESSE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,748.75 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRESS, JARROD M Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,748.73 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GREGORY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,748.71 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY M Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $49,748.67 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, DAWN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $49,748.61 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENOLDS, DOUGLAS A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,748.51 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARGENT, JONATHAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,748.43 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGERLOW, DAVID R, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $49,748.20 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUGOPALAN, ROOPA Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,747.83 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, DAVID G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,747.82 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE BROOK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $49,747.73 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, CAROL A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,747.52 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KENNETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,747.41 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHMAN, APRIL L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $49,747.36 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, MICHAEL F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,747.12 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARS, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,747.03 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System