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 LUKAS, JANET G Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $49,700.04 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, JOAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,699.96 Date 09/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDI, VENESSA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,699.95 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, MARYJANE G Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $49,699.93 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, LAURIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,699.88 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, MARY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $49,699.72 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, DANIEL J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,699.59 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PAUL D Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $49,699.39 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIEK, JAMES E Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $49,699.32 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,699.16 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRIES, EDWARD A Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $49,698.95 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINI, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $49,698.17 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWS, MARCI C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,698.10 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, SHELLEY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,698.00 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, RICKIE W Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $49,697.89 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHARLES, RICHARD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,697.56 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRICK, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,697.43 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHIS, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,697.40 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,697.38 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JEFFREY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,697.35 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEC, MARY ANNE Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,696.93 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, ANGEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,696.67 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,696.61 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, BONNIE S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,696.35 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLLS, CLAIRE R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,696.26 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CASEY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.23 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, LISA R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.23 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBART, DAVID J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.23 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, WAYNE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.23 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.23 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBORN, SCOTT H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,696.18 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, BIANCA L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,695.96 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RAYMOND T Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,695.87 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEKE, ONYINYECHI Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,695.82 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ANTHONY J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,695.72 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUROFF, GERARD E Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $49,695.40 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIS, SUMMER H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,695.25 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, EUGENE D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,695.19 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDMANDY, GERARD F Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $49,695.17 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,694.91 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, SHARI A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $49,694.84 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RICHARD Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $49,694.56 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,694.53 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, DONNA J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $49,694.52 Date 01/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBURY, KAY F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,694.44 Date 10/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, BRIAN P Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $49,694.31 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, JEFF W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $49,694.16 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, NATHAN W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,694.13 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLANE, MARREN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,694.02 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANTE, CHARLES T Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $49,693.95 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD L A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,693.88 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLER, FRANCIS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,693.74 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, SCOTT L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,693.71 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, BRIAN J Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $49,693.64 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, TAMMY A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $49,693.64 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MARJORIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,693.37 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAPITO, JOHNFRANCO Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,693.37 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JOHN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,693.10 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DONALD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,693.08 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DWAYNE K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,692.78 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SARA E Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,692.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, ZUBARI A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,692.08 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PEGGY J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,692.08 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MARTHA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $49,691.74 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Perry Amount $49,691.67 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, CHRISTINE Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,691.56 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFRENO, JOSEPH P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,691.34 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,691.14 Date 10/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, LORI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,690.60 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIL, CHARLENE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,690.57 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLAIN, LYNNETTE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,690.47 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMB, GAIL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,690.47 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, MICHAEL Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $49,690.37 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MERCEDES Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,690.31 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, PHILIP J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,690.27 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, ANTOINETTE P Employer name Warren County Amount $49,690.19 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARIA C Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $49,689.79 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, STEPHANIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,689.60 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JAMIE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,689.55 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, JUSTICE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,689.51 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABORDA, DIANA P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $49,689.37 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKEL, AMANDA C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,689.34 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DIANE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,689.20 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $49,689.11 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $49,688.76 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ELIZABETH G Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,688.56 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, KATHLEEN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,688.55 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, STEVEN D Employer name Barker CSD Amount $49,688.04 Date 10/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZHAVALA, OKSANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,687.90 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMMIT, GEORGE A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,687.85 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSA, LOUISE M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,687.81 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, KAITLYN S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,687.47 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RICHARD Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $49,687.40 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, NEVA MARIE Employer name Greene County Amount $49,687.14 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, SANDRA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,687.06 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JOHN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,687.04 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLI, KAREN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,686.90 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOYCELYN A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,686.85 Date 02/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBO, LISA S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,686.84 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, DANYEL G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,686.65 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System