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 BIDOSKY, KAREN A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $49,457.80 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIRO, CHARLES E Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,457.71 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, JONATHAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,457.56 Date 12/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, SARATH N Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $49,457.56 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGBAR, KALOWTIE Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $49,456.87 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDIC, CHERIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,456.83 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PIANO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,456.78 Date 08/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Waddington Amount $49,456.76 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHEARSDORF, TERRY A Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $49,456.58 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, NANCY S Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $49,456.22 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,456.22 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANDREW A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,456.03 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCKLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $49,456.00 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKELEE, MATTHEW D Employer name Erie County Amount $49,455.80 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, PATRICIA M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,455.65 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, MONICA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,455.61 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, YANICK Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,455.54 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MATTHEW E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,455.12 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRONE, VINCENT A Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $49,455.12 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, PATRICIA R Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $49,455.07 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANTZ, KATHERINE S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,454.88 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPULLI, PAUL A Employer name Town of Durham Amount $49,454.76 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Madison County Amount $49,454.24 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, HAROLD B, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,453.94 Date 01/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGANT, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,453.86 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WARD H Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $49,453.84 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR ANDRES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,453.68 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, DONALD J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $49,453.57 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MATHEW Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,453.45 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, BRUCE E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $49,453.40 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,453.11 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, ROSA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $49,452.91 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, CLINTON M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,452.42 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, TAMIKA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,452.42 Date 11/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YNGSTROM, VICTORIA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,452.30 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $49,451.92 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TIMOTHY W Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,451.80 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, DONALD G Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $49,451.64 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,451.53 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ELIASER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,450.98 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, KIMBERLY G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,450.86 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, JULIAN G Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $49,450.72 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONN, KATHRYN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,450.53 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIEWICZ, BENJAMIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,450.40 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,450.39 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, DIANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,450.32 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORALLO, CAROL A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $49,450.25 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COME, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,450.21 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDO, DANIEL G Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,449.96 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGAS, MANUEL B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,449.96 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JESSE W Employer name Town of Grove Amount $49,449.96 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, KYLE J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $49,449.90 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMOT, MARY KELLY Employer name Erie County Amount $49,449.77 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MONIKA N Employer name Erie County Amount $49,449.66 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, VINCENZO Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $49,449.45 Date 04/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, KELLY M Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $49,449.32 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTFORD, ANGELA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,448.95 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSHUA Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $49,448.92 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, ERICA D N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,448.80 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,448.53 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, JOHN S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,448.50 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUC, THERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,448.42 Date 07/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABULA, TOMMY S Employer name Ellenville Housing Authority Amount $49,448.35 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPCRAFT, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,448.23 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RITA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,448.17 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER W Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $49,448.16 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MERCY AYO Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,448.04 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, REGINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,447.91 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPISIL, RYAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $49,447.89 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARDT, RACHEL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,447.89 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURY-PAULSON, SHIRLEY J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,447.88 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MICAH J Employer name Franklin County Amount $49,447.79 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, ERIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,447.43 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,447.41 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JAMES G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,447.33 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINOTTA, JAMES P Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,447.32 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELLE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,447.26 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPOLOVICZ, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,447.21 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITER, JEREMY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $49,446.77 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECHT, STEPHEN F Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $49,446.57 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ESTHER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,446.48 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTIER, ANNE MARIE Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $49,446.44 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,446.30 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, RONALD K Employer name Town of Yorkshire Amount $49,446.24 Date 06/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, PAULETTE M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $49,446.22 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, GREGORY G Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $49,446.22 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, COLIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,445.99 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DAVID S Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $49,445.40 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, STEPHEN B Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,445.35 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, NURAL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,445.26 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DIANE F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,445.00 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, LAURA M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $49,444.96 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPISAK, CORY F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,444.77 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, BRUCE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $49,444.68 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, IRIS S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,444.50 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BONNIE S Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $49,444.39 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESHEIWAT, HISAM F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,444.24 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, SANDRA C Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $49,444.23 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOAK, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,444.21 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, RICHARD C, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,444.05 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System