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 VARGAS-IRIZARRY, MELVIN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,394.82 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, ERIC P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,394.78 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CONNIE T Employer name Greene County Amount $49,394.49 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, MICHAEL KEITH Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $49,394.46 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MYRON D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,394.32 Date 01/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, MATTHEW B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,393.81 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLIPP, KAI C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,393.81 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, DEREK R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, SHARA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIANO, JULIANA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKO, PATRICK A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MELISSA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EILEEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHERI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONORE, KWESI K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERVILLE, BRANDON S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, LISA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, MELINDA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEW, YIEMING Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WANDA I Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, EMILY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KELLY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERATT, COLBY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAUREN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MAUREEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WIND, LESLIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNIE, PATRICIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAINIER, DENISE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBBLETHWAITE, ALLISON J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MARGARET T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 08/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KERRY K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNER, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, KELLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, LACEY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KYLE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSIELAK, KIM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABENHORST, MICHAEL C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSLOW, MATTHEW T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, LOREE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELINA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, STEVEN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, THERESA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, TIMOTHY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,393.81 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANO, LINDA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $49,393.31 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHORK, MEGHANN D Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $49,393.15 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTORELLI, LUCIANO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,392.87 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JOSEPH O Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,392.87 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, JACQUELINE S Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,392.66 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, DENNIS J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $49,392.47 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $49,392.15 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, JASON Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,392.02 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, JENNIFER H Employer name Eden CSD Amount $49,392.00 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCENCIAK, LAURA Employer name Eden CSD Amount $49,392.00 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, LAURA C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,391.63 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTZ, DAVID C Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,391.58 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $49,391.56 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHERYL L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,391.32 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, MARK D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,391.30 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCENZA, THERESA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,391.28 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, DAVID S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,391.21 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RENE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,390.63 Date 02/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Union Amount $49,390.55 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, SAMANTHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,390.46 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, RHONDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,390.43 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,390.28 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JEFFREY R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $49,389.40 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ISAAC, JR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,389.16 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, SUSAN M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $49,388.56 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGOT, JAMES B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,388.56 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, CORINNE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,388.48 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, KEITH L Employer name Town of Barton Amount $49,388.47 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, JANE Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,388.14 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUTHER-WILLIAMS, DENISE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $49,388.09 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ADAM D, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $49,387.60 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, LEON A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,387.59 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, RAYMOND Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $49,387.52 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUCCI, JASON A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,387.31 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EDWARD G, II Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,387.10 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, PHILLIP Employer name Erie County Amount $49,387.10 Date 05/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE-DIVERS, MARYELLEN Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $49,386.69 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCH, JOSHUA D Employer name Erie County Amount $49,386.63 Date 10/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONELL, WILLIAM A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,386.37 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JONATHAN, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,386.12 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMICKLE, COLEEN F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,385.99 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTI, FRANCES J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,385.85 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, AILEEN R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,385.79 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, RENE, II Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,385.71 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KRISTIN R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,385.59 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, MARTHA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,385.48 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RACHAEL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,385.34 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CANDIA, ROSEMARIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,384.95 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, ERIC J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,384.89 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JORDAN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,384.80 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KEITH L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,384.63 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSETTE, JON T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,384.61 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JUDITH L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $49,384.50 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MATTHEW G, II Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,384.40 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $49,384.36 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System