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 FREIGHTENBURGH, KRISTEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,295.50 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, BOBBY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,295.48 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, SHELLY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,295.41 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,295.39 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ERROL W, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,295.36 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, DAVID A Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $49,295.30 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, NINA M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $49,295.28 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JAMES P Employer name Town of Milton Amount $49,295.07 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, EARL W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,294.98 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MADONNA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,294.72 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENIS, VALERIE J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $49,294.62 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SARAH E Employer name Orange County Amount $49,294.35 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, JACKSON C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,293.92 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, JONATHAN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,293.73 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,293.66 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, DANA A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $49,293.49 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DUSTIN L Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $49,293.10 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, SHALINI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,293.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGRAZIO, LAVERNE F, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,292.79 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, DEDRA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,292.75 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DIANE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,292.64 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSARRA, FRANK Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,292.28 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $49,291.86 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, LINDA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $49,291.84 Date 06/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPNIEWSKI, STEVEN S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,291.83 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAR, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $49,291.70 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, FRANCI D Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $49,291.67 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAO, SUSAN H Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $49,291.53 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CAMILLE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $49,291.09 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, KAREN A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $49,291.02 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,291.00 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, TANA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,290.90 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ERIN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,290.90 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, NATHANIEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,290.90 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JENNIFER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,290.90 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDLO, MICHAEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,290.90 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, RACHEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,290.32 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZEY, JEFFREY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,290.22 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ABIGAIL P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $49,290.20 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,290.07 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, JEANNE A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,290.01 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANGER, MARTHA L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,289.83 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDOWU, BARBARA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,289.77 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, BETH A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $49,289.76 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, LOURDES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,289.74 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENINCASA, ARMAND M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,289.61 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDY, THOMAS A Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $49,289.21 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, DEBORAH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,289.18 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENEER, ADOLPHUS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,288.99 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNER, RICHELLE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,288.61 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, CARLY M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $49,288.59 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JING, WEI Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,288.46 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, DEAN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,288.35 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JACOB A Employer name City of Rome Amount $49,288.25 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARZA, ALBA S Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $49,288.22 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARD, TINA A Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $49,288.19 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, STACY L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,287.74 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKO, EDWARD R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,287.69 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, MARISSA T Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $49,287.64 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZULA, TINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,287.50 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORMAN, TODD C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,286.95 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNARE, DALE A Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $49,286.52 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CHARLES W Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $49,286.36 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZINA, ADAM J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,286.35 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBADEYANKA, BOLAJI ABBAS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,286.31 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, JEFFREY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,285.99 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRUNT, JUDITH L Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $49,285.89 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LARRY A Employer name City of Fulton Amount $49,285.77 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, HEATHER R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,285.69 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOICE, LEILA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,285.50 Date 01/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, YVONNE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,285.47 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,285.23 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATO, ERIC M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $49,285.03 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, KENNETH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,285.03 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $49,285.01 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDE, NIKKIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,284.73 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ADAM J Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $49,284.73 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCOUS, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $49,284.57 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, GERALD B Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $49,284.36 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINI, DIANE L Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $49,284.36 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,284.20 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOH, KERRI A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,284.15 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, JUSTINE T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,284.12 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASCHE, DEBRA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,284.01 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, ARLENE M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $49,283.98 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS-MC LEAN, FAYE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,283.96 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, RONALD G Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $49,283.94 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDRLE, LINDA J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $49,283.76 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, CHARLENE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,283.71 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACONO, LEONARD A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,283.34 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, MARCELLO C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $49,283.11 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, RALPH E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $49,283.04 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVETTI-RUNKLE, JOSEPHINE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,282.93 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYOU, ETHEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,282.60 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARIANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,282.58 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENHOFFER, JEAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,282.58 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSHUA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,282.50 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, JOHN V Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $49,282.27 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, STANLEY M Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $49,281.58 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, RACHEL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,281.26 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System