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 HAAS, ALISON W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $49,443.90 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTUNE, JOHN B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,443.82 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKEL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $49,443.66 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, WENDY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,443.54 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, AARON A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,443.51 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JOHN W Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $49,443.49 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAZZO I V, JOSEPH Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,443.35 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIAN, TRACEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,443.05 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TARA A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $49,443.04 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,442.77 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRIMO, MONA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,442.62 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, VINCENT J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $49,442.51 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EKE B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,442.27 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALMAT, DEBORAH R M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $49,442.22 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SON, PATRICIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $49,442.00 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, LORI J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $49,441.94 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDWAY, DENISE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,441.90 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $49,441.90 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHOLM, BARBARA E Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $49,441.33 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVER, BETSY S Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $49,441.25 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDO, BRIAN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $49,441.09 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, SARAH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,440.81 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DARCY F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,440.78 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERTON, JUSTIN L Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $49,440.72 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEROCINSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,440.67 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHRYN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,440.64 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, DEBORAH K Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $49,440.55 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Ronkonkoma Fire District Amount $49,440.33 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, MELISSA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,440.19 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIS, ALEJANDRO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,440.15 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $49,440.14 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, STEPHEN P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $49,440.02 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKARI, MAZI J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $49,439.72 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, DONNA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,439.53 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILMA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,439.43 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DINORAH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $49,439.20 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, KIM M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $49,439.11 Date 09/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,438.89 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, DIANE L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $49,438.82 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZACHOR, ADAM G Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,438.74 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,438.24 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISTAK, DANIEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,438.06 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DONALD G, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,438.04 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DEBRAH Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,437.59 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER-SELLECK, FRANCINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,437.20 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MARK Employer name Albany County Amount $49,437.10 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAVONDITTE, SHARON F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,437.07 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LA TONJA A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $49,436.96 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, DEEDRA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,436.90 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKA, MICHELLE A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $49,436.90 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, KIMBERLY J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,436.85 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, DYLAN A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $49,436.80 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ROGER B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,436.59 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, NEIL P Employer name Town of Watson Amount $49,436.10 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CRYSTAL L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,435.95 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID M Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $49,435.90 Date 05/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVE, MARTIN K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,435.85 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARZO, DAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,435.64 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOHN A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $49,435.62 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Town of Fulton Amount $49,435.41 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKET, ANDREW B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,435.32 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, NANCY S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,435.26 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, JODI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,435.17 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSFORD, ZACHARY S Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $49,435.04 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRANE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $49,434.81 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, LUIGI M Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,434.64 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEYDEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,434.61 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCA, JACK J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,434.58 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,434.47 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, JOHN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,434.16 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JOELLE M Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $49,434.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,434.01 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCKIO, NEAL V Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,433.92 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, TREVOR R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $49,433.92 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONINSON, DANIEL A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,433.75 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, ERIC E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,433.59 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SHELLEY ANN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,433.22 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, LISA A Employer name Albany County Amount $49,433.19 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $49,433.14 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, ANDREW C T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,433.03 Date 02/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, KRIS T Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $49,432.82 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCATERRA, JUSTIN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,432.66 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,432.50 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DAWN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,432.45 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, BRIAN O Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,432.40 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMM, AMY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,432.39 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $49,432.09 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,432.01 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILE, MARIA E Employer name Education Department Amount $49,431.75 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAO, MAX A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $49,431.60 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHLER, TAMARA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,431.54 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALT, KATHRYN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,431.36 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $49,431.30 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,431.06 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYAMS, CORINNE S Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $49,431.04 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHTAR, INA Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $49,431.04 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINSON, ROBERT N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,430.63 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, ANGELA M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $49,430.51 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORENZO, JOANN Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $49,430.37 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, MARY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,430.31 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System