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 WHITE, NELSON J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,746.86 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, SHARON M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $49,746.86 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, OLUEBERE C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,746.78 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARBO, RONALD O Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,746.61 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, REANNON L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,746.34 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MARIE B Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,746.25 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRANDI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,746.18 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENZIERO, JOSHUA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,746.16 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSE A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $49,746.10 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIAS, OSCAR W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $49,745.90 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETORUOM, CAROLINE O Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,745.67 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LARRY C, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $49,745.48 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAFERIO, CASANDRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,745.10 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADOS, GISELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,745.01 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH C O, JAMES X Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,744.88 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $49,744.40 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JERMAINE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,743.88 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, RENEE Employer name Erie County Amount $49,743.86 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLA, MARJORIE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,743.73 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, RAE SHAYNYA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,743.65 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTINELLI, MARIA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,743.34 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOME, ANN MARIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,743.15 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIA, ANTHONY F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,743.03 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOWSKI, SCOTT S Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $49,742.80 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSCHT, KATHLEEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,742.64 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, VINCENT P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,742.56 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, PATRICK K Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $49,741.99 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODE, AMANDA F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,741.88 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPSKI, MARY S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,741.68 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDSON, JAMES L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,741.67 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, JAMES S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,741.28 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKUS, CHRIS W Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $49,740.81 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIADO, JAIME ERIC Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $49,740.67 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANAM, SUFIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,739.90 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $49,739.75 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTER, CORINNE A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $49,739.38 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, KEITH R Employer name Town of Milton Amount $49,739.31 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, MARLENE T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, BIANCA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, HELENE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MAEGAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHIECHIO, ELIZABETH C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MARGARET E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHANNON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RHONDA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,739.18 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, TAMMY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,739.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDEL, MELISSA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,739.18 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, AMY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,739.18 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, ASHLEY M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,739.18 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, SHELLY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $49,739.18 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KRISTI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,739.09 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSAURRALDE, MARIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,739.00 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADIE, MARY H Employer name Barker CSD Amount $49,738.72 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISBROW, GEORGE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,738.23 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, FRANCINE E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,737.93 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, JUSTIN J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,737.88 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, KERRI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,737.85 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIN, BRANDON T Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,737.64 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLION, AMY E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $49,737.41 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, CORY R Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $49,737.09 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGBOAT, ROBERT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,736.83 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOROLESKI, ALEX J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,736.77 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG-SHUE, CLOVINE D Employer name Albany County Amount $49,736.76 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, MARK Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $49,736.75 Date 08/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAENGLE, JOHN A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $49,736.72 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROL M Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $49,736.68 Date 10/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZIAK, JOSEPH R Employer name Eden CSD Amount $49,736.18 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEY, BRANDI L Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,736.11 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, BETHANY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,736.03 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSATTI, JOHN C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $49,735.98 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANDREW J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,735.73 Date 10/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDREDGE, JAMES B Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $49,735.42 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, ADRIENNE R Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $49,735.32 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAADER, ADAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,735.00 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, ANDREA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,734.90 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBIK, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,734.84 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, ERIC T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,734.81 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRULLI, LOUIS D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,734.61 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DENNIS R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,734.02 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, LA MOTT L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,733.67 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKONBY, DE ANNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,733.46 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITEVIEN, DANIELLA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,733.10 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DIANE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,733.07 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCALA, CHARLENE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,733.07 Date 11/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVACQUA, GUSTAVO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,732.82 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KEVIN D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,732.82 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, REGINA M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $49,732.70 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MATH, JESSICA E Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,732.54 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, IWEN Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $49,732.37 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, EDWIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $49,732.28 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHIKOV, YULY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,732.15 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETTI, DONNA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,732.11 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, DENNIS R Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $49,731.97 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, KAYLA Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $49,731.97 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, WILLIAM I Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,731.79 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, LILLIAN V Employer name Orange County Amount $49,731.51 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBULSKI, BRIAN A Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $49,731.50 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, MARJORIE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $49,731.50 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, PETER H Employer name Erie County Amount $49,731.47 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System