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 SANDERS, LEROY Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,401.45 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSERALLO, MARK H Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $49,401.42 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, CYNTHIA J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,401.21 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKAHASHI, WATARU Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,401.18 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LAUREN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,401.12 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANALE, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,400.72 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLIE, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,400.72 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAN, SANJEEV Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,400.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, MARY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,400.72 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROSWITHA Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,400.66 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, MAURICIO A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $49,400.28 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEGAR, SYLVIA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $49,400.08 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $49,400.00 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $49,400.00 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDIRI, IDIR Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $49,400.00 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PATRICIA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,399.49 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, VIOLET M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,399.42 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, GWENDOLYN N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,399.40 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARRYL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,399.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENBECK, LAURI A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,398.82 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, VICTORIA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,398.70 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $49,398.58 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMORELAND, SHANNON M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,398.56 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TORREY W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,398.37 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KAREEM H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,398.21 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VICKI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, CYNTHIA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHEM, HEATHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, JODI D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDAUGH, LARRY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,398.07 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, MARTIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, LISA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,398.07 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETOR, DEBRA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,398.07 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, JANINE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, BETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MARIANNE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, LINDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,398.07 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MARIA Employer name Department of State Amount $49,398.07 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,398.07 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, RENEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,398.07 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SHELIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,398.07 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DONNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZA, KATHLEEN D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,398.07 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RICHARD H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSDORFF, EDWARD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,398.07 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BARBARA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,398.07 Date 01/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LYNDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,398.07 Date 09/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, DENISE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,398.07 Date 10/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, LORI L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,398.07 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRTREITER, JACALYN A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,398.07 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, LINDA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDETTE, CATHERINA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,398.07 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELLIS, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $49,398.07 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, DORIS M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,398.07 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENZER, JEANNE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,398.07 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,398.07 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, BRENDA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,398.07 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $49,398.07 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, CLAUDETTE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,398.07 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TAMMY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, RENEE C M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,398.07 Date 09/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,398.07 Date 05/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, GAIL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,398.07 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIENSKI, RICHARD E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,398.07 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACITO, CARMEN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,398.07 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CHERYL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,398.07 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KAREN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,398.07 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JONATHAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,397.73 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, PATRICIA Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $49,397.60 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, ERIC F Employer name Erie County Amount $49,397.30 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, LANCE W Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $49,397.14 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELI, FRANK J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,397.07 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSIESKI, GREGORY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,396.87 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORG, ANTHONY T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, JOSEPHINE A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SONIA N Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, GIOVANNA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, DAVID M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARISOL Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, JACQUELINE J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,396.87 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTENHOFER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,396.86 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ELLEN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,396.76 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADERER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,396.58 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, TRICIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $49,395.94 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILSBE, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,395.92 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARALABAKIS, NANCY L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $49,395.88 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,395.86 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, MARION L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,395.73 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, TERRY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,395.69 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOMBEK, GARY R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $49,395.30 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATIRAE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,395.24 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,395.08 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, JAMIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,394.93 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, ROBERT Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,394.86 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYZIK, DAVID M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,394.84 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System