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 AYERS, STACY W Employer name City of Olean Amount $49,281.24 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, GINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,281.24 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, MARK S Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $49,281.08 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNA, EDWARD M Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,280.75 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, DONALD M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $49,280.60 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, JAMES J, JR Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,280.54 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, CATALINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,280.40 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE-HARRIS, ANDREA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,280.22 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTROY, AARON L Employer name Albany County Amount $49,280.17 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, MARCEL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,279.91 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBY, BRUCE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,279.83 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTE, RITA J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,279.69 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, THOMAS Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,279.49 Date 10/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDI, MAUREEN P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $49,279.30 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LISA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,279.06 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, CRAIG R Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,278.97 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, SHARON D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,278.95 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWGOS, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,278.73 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MELISSA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,278.73 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BRISTIN W Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $49,278.73 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, LINDSAY C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,278.24 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHAVEZ, ROMMEL V Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,278.22 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RYAN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,278.19 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNS, LINDA C Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $49,278.06 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSKEN, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,277.29 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, KAHUNG Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,277.03 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, ROSA V Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $49,276.73 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, FORREST W Employer name City of Corning Amount $49,276.64 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPS, LATANYA Y Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,276.57 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SEAN P Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $49,276.54 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DARON T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,276.45 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIS, JULIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,276.37 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSEN, SEREN P, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $49,276.13 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, VINCENT J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,275.67 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICK K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,275.60 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUERRE, MADELINE Employer name Education Department Amount $49,275.59 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOY D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,275.53 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDANICI, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,275.50 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,275.11 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOHNATHAN M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,275.09 Date 12/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAS, MICHELLE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,274.99 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TODD E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $49,274.65 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, JESSE S Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $49,274.63 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADROWSKI, DEBORA A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,274.55 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $49,274.45 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ROBIN W Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,274.12 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $49,273.86 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SARAH L Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,273.85 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMORELAND, SHARIF L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,273.74 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEMETRIS T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,273.71 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LOUISE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,273.67 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ROBERT W Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,273.57 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, LUCINDA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,273.41 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARK A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,273.18 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,273.13 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEVUE, MARIE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,273.04 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOANNE Employer name Broome County Amount $49,272.91 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGURSKI, DAWN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,272.77 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JAMES A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,272.58 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGARRA, AMANDA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,272.46 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DIANE E Employer name Erie County Amount $49,272.31 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,272.14 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, TINA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,271.99 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREGORY S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $49,271.86 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TUCKER J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,271.25 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNEN, TAWANDA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,271.19 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, MARC S Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $49,271.13 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-BARRINGTON, ANITA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $49,271.05 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES E Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $49,270.71 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DONNA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,270.58 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, ANTHONY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,270.39 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, DAVID L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,270.37 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHIS, MARK A, SR Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,270.36 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GINNY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,270.26 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOSEPH C Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $49,270.18 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,269.86 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANO, LISA K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,269.57 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, JEAN C Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $49,269.57 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MANGE, SCOTT J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $49,269.43 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESMER, RALPH F, II Employer name Village of Malone Amount $49,269.41 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,269.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPEL, MATTHEW S Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,269.28 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, ROSEANN Employer name Erie County Amount $49,269.25 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVANO, JASON R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,269.14 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,268.30 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MARY Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,268.26 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PAUL D Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,268.20 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUTYNSKI, DONNA I Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,268.19 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,268.05 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, DANNY W Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $49,267.91 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHLON D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,267.72 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCAMO, HERMIS O Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $49,267.68 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MATTHEW J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,267.63 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVERDYY, YAROSLAV Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $49,267.21 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, LILLIAN B Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $49,267.19 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ERVIN R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $49,266.88 Date 11/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, TISHA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,266.60 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, SARA E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,266.39 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITCHELL, ADAM L Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $49,266.37 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,266.08 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System