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 ALERT, LASER A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $49,384.28 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CRAIG A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $49,384.14 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MITCHELL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,384.00 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSINO, NICOLE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,383.88 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,383.61 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, MARK T Employer name City of Utica Amount $49,383.58 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $49,383.57 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARENGA, CARLOS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,383.42 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEY, ROBERT H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,383.41 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITMER, DOROTHY M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $49,383.41 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, TODD M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $49,383.41 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERVILLE, KENNETH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,383.41 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEY, RANDY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,383.41 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SONYA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,383.41 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, SOPHIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,383.41 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, TAMMERA A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,383.41 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, LARRY W Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,383.41 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $49,383.41 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEL, JEFF Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,383.40 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JACOB E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,383.22 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,383.18 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIFF, TERRI L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,383.15 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOSEPH J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,383.15 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, RANDY A Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $49,383.04 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ-QUIROZ, JOSE D Employer name Education Department Amount $49,382.89 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNCOX, NANCY E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,382.89 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, FRANK B Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,382.60 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DESTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,381.95 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEOK, FEBRUARY J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $49,381.92 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GALE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,381.89 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRICE, JOELLE M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $49,381.45 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAINO, RICHARD L Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $49,381.32 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NAM S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,381.24 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMB, JOSANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,381.20 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADEL, FRANCINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,381.20 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-PEARLSTEIN, APRIL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,381.20 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JUDITH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,381.20 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, INEZ Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,381.15 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,381.02 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINCONE, ILYSE K Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $49,380.93 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,380.54 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $49,380.36 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, VALERIE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,380.34 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATUM, SHANNON A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,380.13 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, SHARON M Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,380.12 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLZEY, ANDREW E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,379.73 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERK, FRANCIS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,379.71 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAK, JACQUELINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,379.69 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DEBBIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,379.51 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULANGES, RENAND Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $49,379.51 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PAULA L Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $49,379.40 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, HILDA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $49,378.83 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHIN, CATHY J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,378.80 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,378.72 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, FRANCES M Employer name Greene County Amount $49,378.42 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FIONA M Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $49,378.30 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIRAVATHU, LUCKOSE V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $49,378.21 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, KERRI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,378.07 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMBASCO, MARYANN P Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,377.91 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSLINE, VICTORIA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,377.88 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TAMMY M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,377.62 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JENNIFER M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,377.61 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, VICTORIA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,377.60 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, KAITLIN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,377.52 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ZACHARY R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,377.04 Date 08/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,377.04 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZEK, CAROLINE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,376.95 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, BRUCE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,376.65 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, DANIEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,376.53 Date 02/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KEVIN J Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $49,376.24 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYEU, DONNA L Employer name Ellenville Housing Authority Amount $49,376.04 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, JAY D Employer name Town of Canisteo Amount $49,375.91 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGRADY, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,375.85 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, CHESTER J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,375.66 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLON, JEFFREY S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,375.65 Date 01/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, MARY L Employer name Village of Albion Amount $49,375.51 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, DENNIS L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,375.30 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, TORYN L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,375.10 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, ARMANDO B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,375.04 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, CLINTON P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,375.04 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, TRUDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,374.87 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GREGORY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,374.80 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YANSEN, DUANE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,374.78 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ARNANDO, III Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,374.49 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALICE M Employer name Village of Dannemora Amount $49,374.37 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ESTHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,374.35 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONALD C Employer name Town of Carlton Amount $49,374.35 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONEK, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,374.28 Date 03/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZYDORCZAK, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,374.13 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,374.08 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PELL, DIANE Employer name Education Department Amount $49,374.05 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $49,373.66 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,373.58 Date 08/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAMAN, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,373.54 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, MITCHELL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,373.53 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, FRANK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,372.94 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, BRANDY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,372.80 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRO, JOANNE Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $49,372.56 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,372.52 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEFFREY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,372.49 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System