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 SPINA, FRANCES Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $49,415.84 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSEN, BENJAMIN C Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $49,415.77 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADEN, MICHAEL L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,415.51 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, FLORENCE M J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,415.27 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILIP D Employer name Town of Philadelphia Amount $49,415.17 Date 12/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, GERARD Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,415.05 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, LISA N Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $49,414.90 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABSTON, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,414.84 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RUTH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,414.84 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONER, KIM A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $49,414.67 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHAK, DIONNE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,414.38 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MELISSA L, MS Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,414.19 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Smyrna Amount $49,414.10 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, KAREN F Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $49,413.54 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIM, ETHAN W Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $49,413.53 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCATE, MARGARET M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,413.14 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, GARY D Employer name Town of Windham Amount $49,413.12 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, LISA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,413.04 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, STEVEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,412.83 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOTT, KEITH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,412.81 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, NANCY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,412.76 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEK, LISA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,412.69 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARY BETH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,412.45 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORO, IVO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,412.35 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT-HARRIS, JODY A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,412.35 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN F Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,412.13 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHIM, CRYSTAL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,411.65 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLLENBERGER, BOBBIE J Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,411.60 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,411.41 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPOWSKI, SUSAN B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,411.27 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, SANDRA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,410.93 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICOO, LOURDES Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $49,410.87 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLIFT, CARLTON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,410.87 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,410.80 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHELSEA L Employer name Washington County Amount $49,410.53 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIAN, ELSA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,410.46 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, APRIL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,410.39 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,410.39 Date 10/19/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, DOUGLAS E Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $49,410.34 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, JOHN D Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $49,409.99 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTACHIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,409.65 Date 10/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MONSERATE J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,409.60 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANSKI, NORMAN L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $49,409.54 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSELL, PATRICK Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,409.25 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JENNIFER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,409.23 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, AARON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,409.01 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLISER, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,408.78 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,408.70 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERIDGE, CHRISTINE P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,408.59 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, MARIAN E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $49,408.45 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWITZ, KIMBERLY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,408.33 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, REBECCA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,408.33 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QI, HONG Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,408.09 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAR, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,407.78 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRIKI, ELLEN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,407.68 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MELISSA S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,407.44 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSICA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,407.40 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, BIANCA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,407.40 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SETH H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,407.40 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITT, BETTY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $49,407.13 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROBERT P, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,406.84 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,406.61 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERROT, RONALD D Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $49,406.58 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGEL, JAMES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,406.25 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, CHERYL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,405.91 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,405.73 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, ROSE MARIA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $49,405.35 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, RITA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,405.22 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEITH C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,405.21 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLOCK, PHILLIS M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,405.14 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZNEK, NICHOLAS A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,404.99 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,404.95 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCZYNSKI, KIMBERLY L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $49,404.94 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, STEFON A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $49,404.93 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMICK, APRIL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,404.68 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, EDEN S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,404.40 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, PAULA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,404.34 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINA, SUSAN M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $49,404.34 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ALEX M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,404.22 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFLOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,404.22 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODIAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,404.22 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DENNISON J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,404.18 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMAN, LOREN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,403.95 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOSKI, LUKE J Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,403.86 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DARLENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,403.83 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, KEVIN Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $49,403.74 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, ALIYAMMA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,403.59 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, DEVRIN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,403.45 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMBO, JACQUELINE I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,403.20 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUSAN K Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $49,402.96 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, MARCIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,402.96 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $49,402.77 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, GERALDINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,402.72 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERICA A Employer name Albany County Amount $49,402.51 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERTON, CARALEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,402.50 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUHAUS, JOHN A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $49,402.48 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASK, RICKY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,402.16 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, RACHAEL M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $49,402.05 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORITZ, PHILIP L Employer name Greene County Amount $49,401.48 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKE, KEVIN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,401.48 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System