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 DRUMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,523.31 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROODENBURG, JONATHAN K Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $49,523.07 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KEVIN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,522.86 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, SHINE P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,522.67 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Broome County Amount $49,522.59 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PHILIP C Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,522.29 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, MICHAEL A, III Employer name Erie County Amount $49,522.09 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, JACQUELINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $49,521.97 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAOW, RODNEY E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,521.90 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $49,521.89 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NATHAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $49,521.81 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINWUNMI, MODINAT B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,521.53 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANO, JOSEPH V Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,521.33 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAYNE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,520.97 Date 07/06/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, ANNE M Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $49,520.67 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MAUREEN Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,520.45 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHERYL Employer name Broome County Amount $49,520.08 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SHERI M Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,519.96 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUSETTE R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $49,519.61 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, GIOVANNA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $49,519.47 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,519.27 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEISTHAMEL, STACEY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,519.22 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, WAYNE A, SR Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $49,519.21 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HECTOR V Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,519.02 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RASHAWN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,518.97 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, MICHELE Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $49,518.77 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA, WILLIAM O Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $49,518.77 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SARAH E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,518.75 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, SHARON P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,518.56 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ROLANDO P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,518.29 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, TARA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,518.23 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, KAREN S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $49,518.10 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ADAM L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $49,517.90 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUISCH, WILLIAM J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,517.83 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESINSKI, KELLY A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $49,517.50 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RONALD F Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $49,517.47 Date 03/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRA, MARY ANN Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,517.44 Date 11/28/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MICHELE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,517.38 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, FRANKLIN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,517.24 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOSHUA P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,517.15 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSEN, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $49,516.92 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, RAIMOLE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,516.70 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAKEMA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,516.65 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, STEVEN E Employer name Village of Port Byron Amount $49,516.62 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ELISABETH A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,516.57 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NICHOLE M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,516.52 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, TERRY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,516.46 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LA'VAN V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,516.46 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, TULUN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, NATASHA N Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATI, LOUISA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGTON, NORMAN D Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PAULINA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIENT, SAMUEL Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, SAURA N Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, NICOLE R Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, RONALD A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDO, IRINA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, JEANNINE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAMMY, RUPERT Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESSICA MARY Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, JAZMIN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, WILBERT E Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, MATTHEW L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,516.46 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES ANDRADE, CHRISTIAN E Employer name NYC Judges Amount $49,516.46 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, CHRISTINA V Employer name NYC Judges Amount $49,516.46 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUSKER, EUGENE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $49,516.46 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VICKY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,516.44 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEOTZLER, JOYCE Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,516.40 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ARTHUR W, III Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,516.24 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,516.10 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, KATHLEEN Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,516.10 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGOON, STEPHEN P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $49,515.85 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN BARNES, MICHELLE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,515.81 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTICK, ELAINE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $49,515.78 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBROD, BILL E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $49,515.76 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, BERNADETTE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,515.70 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KIM Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,515.45 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, RUTH B Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $49,515.38 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, THOMAS W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,515.28 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $49,515.24 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIKOWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,515.23 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHREY, SHAMIM Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $49,515.19 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEY, WILLIAM R, III Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $49,515.15 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SHELLY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,514.91 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-PARISI, LISANDRA Employer name Erie County Amount $49,514.70 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE J Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $49,514.66 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CRAIG S Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $49,513.99 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, BERNICE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,513.41 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, ALLISON E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,513.32 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DOLORES M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,513.11 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEAN KALAVSKI Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,512.96 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, DORENE M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,512.93 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFF, MARY ANN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,512.75 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DONNA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $49,512.58 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ROBERT S, II Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $49,512.35 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JOHN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $49,512.18 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, MARLENE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,512.06 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOCK, NORMA B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,511.85 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System