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 BOENNING, JONNY Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $49,485.75 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,485.74 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, BRAD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,485.51 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIROLAMO, LINDSAY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,485.20 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, ARTHUR L Employer name Education Department Amount $49,485.08 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MELINDA D Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $49,485.02 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, RICHARD G Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,484.82 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ZACHARY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,484.82 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVAUX, ANDRE M Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $49,484.79 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,484.73 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEMS, TRAVIS I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,484.54 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKHAUSER, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $49,484.41 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOEL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,484.28 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTKO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,484.11 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, HEATHER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,484.03 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BARBARA R Employer name Somers CSD Amount $49,484.00 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, LARRY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,483.92 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JANET Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $49,483.91 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSELLI, JASON Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $49,483.74 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, BRIAN R, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,483.69 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ERIN T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,483.45 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZDZIAK, SCOTT A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,483.38 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELL, AUSTIN J, JR Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $49,483.37 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, JASON C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,483.34 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, WILLLIAM R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,483.17 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, MICHAEL J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,483.10 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, COREY P Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $49,482.96 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, HAMID Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,482.93 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, BRYAN A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $49,482.82 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS E Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $49,482.66 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, SYDNEY V Employer name Erie County Amount $49,482.59 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLACHER, BLAKE D Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $49,482.35 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SHERI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,482.20 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGODA, JOANNE K Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $49,482.12 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICHOLAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,481.93 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOLT, NOEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,481.87 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEKA, DANIEL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,481.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DOUGLAS S, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $49,481.28 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFORD, ROXANNE J Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,481.25 Date 12/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SARA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,481.20 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, LUIS F Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $49,481.17 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN H, III Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $49,480.93 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $49,480.80 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, GERALDINE M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $49,480.77 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $49,480.43 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, NANCY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,480.29 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,480.24 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, RUDI ANN B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,480.11 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMON, HAROLD W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $49,480.06 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MAUREEN C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $49,480.00 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, TONYA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,479.91 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, GREGORY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,479.74 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ALDRED Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,479.67 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,479.67 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEAR, DOUGLAS R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,479.58 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LA NEE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,479.48 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, JULIET M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,479.46 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,479.38 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, GENEE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,479.11 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, JUDITH M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $49,479.08 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ALTON Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $49,478.96 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MAUREEN A Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $49,478.93 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEREMY R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,478.75 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADWELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Carlisle Amount $49,478.71 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALARIN, ALFREDO Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,478.56 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, MELISSA S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,478.30 Date 03/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, CINDY S Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,478.09 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,478.03 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LYNN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $49,477.91 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GERONIMO, DENISE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,477.66 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, HAROLD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,477.62 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SEAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,477.57 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALGUERO, ANGELA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,477.51 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, TYLER W V Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,476.98 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEY, MEGHAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,476.68 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, MARIA A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $49,476.40 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORCE, NICOLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,476.17 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, NICOLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,476.12 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, COLLEEN H Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,475.82 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,475.77 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MELANIE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,475.50 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,475.50 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTO, JEFFREY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,475.34 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,475.29 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KIM Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,475.28 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RANDY E Employer name Town of Providence Amount $49,475.23 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORME, JOSHUA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,475.14 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, BENJAMIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,474.66 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CLAUDINEI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,474.48 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, HANNAH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,474.45 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHEAR, STACEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,474.36 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARC J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,474.33 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, LEROY U Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,474.26 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JASON R Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,474.24 Date 05/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLE, DENICE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,474.18 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIRA, JEROME F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,474.15 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJCIC, ISMET Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,474.10 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCI, DANIEL P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,474.06 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GERALDO J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,473.90 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, CATHERINE M Employer name Scio CSD Amount $49,473.89 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System