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 SMITH, CHAUNCEY Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $49,235.41 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ISHVERBHAI J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,235.33 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES T, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,235.04 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, MARK R Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $49,234.91 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOY, RAYMOND F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,234.81 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, RYAN C Employer name Broome County Amount $49,234.69 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBIN R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,234.62 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMIE, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Town of Providence Amount $49,234.35 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROGA, JESUS D Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $49,234.35 Date 10/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JAMIE J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,234.32 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTARA, CRAIG C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,234.16 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTON, MARK D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,233.92 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASKE, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,233.76 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINELLI, MATTHEW S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,233.65 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, RUSSELL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,233.60 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN R, JR Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $49,233.35 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, ROCHELLE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,233.30 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, DANIEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,233.30 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, HELEN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,233.30 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, AUSTIN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,233.26 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, BOBBIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,232.74 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, WAYNE R Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,232.38 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSPANTINI, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Owego Amount $49,232.20 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAMAROSSA, LUISA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $49,232.01 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, SANDRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,231.89 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $49,231.26 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, MARYBETH Employer name Department of State Amount $49,231.17 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADICE, DARLENE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $49,230.99 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERE, RALPH V, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,230.97 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JOHN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,230.68 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, MARK A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,230.67 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPLEY, RONALD S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,230.56 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONVILLE, LINDA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $49,230.48 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPOFF, KATHRYN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,230.32 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIN, SIERRA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,230.15 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICE, MATTHEW A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,229.68 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, KIMBERLEY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,228.69 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, FRAIDA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,228.59 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROSKO, SHEREEN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,228.28 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, ANN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,227.97 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAKHSHAN, MICHELE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, LORRAINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGITANO, EDITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEBE, KIM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DEBRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFRA, JOYCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 01/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEUNG, YIK-HEUNG Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,227.90 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, DAVID E, II Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,227.46 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, RACHEL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,227.36 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, LISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,227.34 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, OCTAVIUS D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,227.31 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTARSKI, NICHOLAS G Employer name Warren County Amount $49,227.22 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, HOLLY E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $49,227.08 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRA, LAUREN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,226.93 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SHARON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,226.85 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, VIRGEN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,226.78 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, EDWARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,226.73 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, SUSAN P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $49,226.65 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, REBECCA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,226.45 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $49,226.27 Date 08/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, LISA M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $49,226.25 Date 06/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESBIENS, ANN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,226.03 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,225.99 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, CHERYL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,225.86 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WINDSOR G Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $49,225.69 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, LAUREN C Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $49,225.52 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPRICH, TOLLIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,225.38 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TAMMY M Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $49,225.30 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JOHN K Employer name Homer CSD Amount $49,225.20 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,225.13 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, RANA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,225.13 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, JENNIFER M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,224.91 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,224.89 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFORGE, NANCY J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $49,224.58 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORSI, ROSE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,224.53 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, NATHONN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,224.51 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBURCIO, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,224.37 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DIANNE Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $49,224.20 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, DEBORAH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $49,224.16 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, KELLY B Employer name Erie County Amount $49,224.04 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ILEANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,223.97 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, ROSA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $49,223.30 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, LISA JO Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $49,223.20 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, PATRICK M, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,223.13 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Malone Amount $49,222.76 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPASS-MURRAY, SENTARIA D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,222.64 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, BRIAN P Employer name Education Department Amount $49,222.41 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, ROBERT A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $49,222.36 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, MICHELLE M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $49,222.25 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRECA, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,222.10 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $49,222.08 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATAEVA, ALBINA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,221.97 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKENS, ELAINE Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,221.81 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, ROBERT N, JR Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,221.58 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, KENNETH, JR Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $49,221.55 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ANGELITA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,221.32 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENISE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,221.24 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONELLI, CAROL Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,221.24 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAMON S Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $49,221.01 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System