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 DIEDERICH, SARAH J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $49,686.60 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, PAUL H Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,686.52 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,686.45 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTERA, TERESITA B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $49,686.44 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ARROMAND, EMILIA O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,686.42 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIOLI, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,686.20 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRONK, ELISE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,686.06 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLAR, ROBIN M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $49,685.91 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOHN L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,685.90 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JORDAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,685.77 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, WENDY M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,685.75 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DEVON M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,685.58 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, KIMBERLY J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,685.55 Date 09/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, WENDY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,685.27 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, EUSEBIO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,685.09 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JOAN F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,684.96 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,684.96 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, NINA A Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $49,684.88 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JASMINE Employer name Town of Kent Amount $49,684.80 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHOLLOW, ZACHARY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,684.62 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALLERI, ANGELO J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,684.51 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,684.48 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPIN, MICHELLE D Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $49,684.40 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JOSEPH T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,684.37 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDA, KATHLEEN J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $49,684.30 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOCK, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,684.27 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CICELY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,684.16 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTASEK, LINDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $49,683.86 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, CATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,683.75 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, PATSY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,683.61 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARY H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,683.43 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, SYLVIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,683.24 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $49,683.16 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCHMAN, JODY E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $49,682.96 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GILBERT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,682.78 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSO, LISA S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,682.68 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, FOSTER G Employer name Town of Taghkanic Amount $49,682.22 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHTEL, WAYNE H Employer name Village of Chateaugay Amount $49,682.13 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,682.05 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARLEY, THOMAS C Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,682.00 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT S Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $49,681.99 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JUSTINE M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $49,681.89 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,681.37 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKS, ZACHARY T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $49,681.28 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPP, NANCY A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,681.27 Date 02/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, DAVID C Employer name Village of Kinderhook Amount $49,681.23 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPLEE, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,681.08 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOW, NICHOLAS P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,681.03 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDEKER, JACOB R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,681.02 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDEAU, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,681.00 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, KELLY Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,680.89 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, NOLAIDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,680.88 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, HELEN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,680.60 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSLER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Evans Amount $49,680.60 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTY, DANA R Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $49,680.55 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZ, ROBIN Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $49,680.39 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC A Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $49,680.36 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROSEMARY N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,680.30 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, SHELLEY Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,680.10 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISMAN, DALE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,679.86 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDREW M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,679.86 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTICCHIO, KACIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,679.60 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SCOTT J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,679.59 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSER, JOHNNY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,679.47 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, NANCY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,679.45 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ADRIANE C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,679.33 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, ROBERT G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,679.13 Date 06/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, YEVETTE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,679.10 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANO, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $49,678.95 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLIHER, TRACI A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,678.81 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYZANOWSKI, ADAM J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $49,678.65 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, KELLI A Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,678.46 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-JARVIS, HEATHER L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,678.12 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, SHARON H Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,677.94 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINET, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,677.92 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TREMAIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,677.80 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, DONALD D, JR Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $49,677.65 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JANE Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $49,677.60 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELISCA, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,677.35 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAWN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,677.08 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFENHEISER, MELISSA S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $49,677.08 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZ, KAREN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,677.08 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFORD, CAROL L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,677.08 Date 02/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROWSKI, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,677.05 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $49,677.00 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KERRY A Employer name Warren County Amount $49,676.75 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, LINDA M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $49,676.60 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWER, JOHN W Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,676.58 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMEN, MARY LOUISE Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $49,676.57 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINCO, CYNTHIA D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,675.92 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BORD, ZACHARY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,675.79 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KRISTEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,675.77 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIS, JACKIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,675.50 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JOEL B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,675.49 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ROSALYN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,675.38 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTON, RACHEL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,675.23 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIS, STAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,674.72 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,674.64 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, CAPRICE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,674.64 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, JANE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,674.64 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System