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 MAZZONE, MARIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $49,128.85 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALERIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,128.45 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,128.33 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,128.26 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, GEORGIA A Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $49,128.11 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, GENA M Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $49,128.10 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, COREY J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $49,128.04 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JAMIE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,127.74 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, REINA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,127.71 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, RICHARD C Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $49,127.61 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTHALS, DONNA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,127.49 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TEANNA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,127.33 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DIANE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,127.31 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUESLER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $49,127.27 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,127.24 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-HYPOLITE, RHONDA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,126.97 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TASHEA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,126.84 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MARGARET E Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,126.82 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, FELICIA D Employer name Greene County Amount $49,126.67 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, JEANINE Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $49,126.45 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND-IVES, MELISSA C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,126.10 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,126.07 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINMAN, MELISSA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,126.04 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, DAVID D Employer name Albany County Amount $49,125.76 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, MARK S Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $49,125.72 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,125.32 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,125.25 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DENNIS A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,125.08 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, BETHANY A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,124.94 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GLEN A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,124.91 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, DAVID M Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,124.84 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHERINE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,124.59 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KEVIN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,124.46 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ALFONSO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,124.04 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, DERYK J, II Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,123.99 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANDREW C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,123.71 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, COREY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,123.66 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, EUGENE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,123.51 Date 01/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLING, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,123.28 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, PAMALA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,122.98 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, SHERI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,122.85 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAQUITARA, ANTHONY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,122.80 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, FRANCES M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $49,122.64 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARAJ, GAYAMAND Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,122.58 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, GLEN SE Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $49,122.29 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON-GREEN, LINDA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $49,121.94 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $49,121.82 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,121.73 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, RUDOLPH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,121.32 Date 11/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, JOHN E, JR Employer name Village of Otisville Amount $49,121.20 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEGAS, MELISSA E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,120.78 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, HARRY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,120.68 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASOU, WALID Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,120.67 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, A CHRISTINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,120.63 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEAGENE, JEAN W Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,120.58 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEUGH, JEANETTE R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $49,120.54 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, APRIL D Employer name Greene County Amount $49,120.43 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PAULA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,120.35 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,119.95 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICKLING, JARED M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,119.84 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, LAUREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,119.76 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, LAKIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,119.75 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFIL, JOANNE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,119.74 Date 05/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MIA K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,119.59 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROSEANNE M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,119.54 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMADRID, BARBARA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,119.50 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, NICHOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,119.34 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,119.01 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINER, ANN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,118.83 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, TREVOR Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $49,118.81 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, JAMES M, III Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,118.13 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELEANOR F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,118.06 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,118.04 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATCHERIC, CYNTHIA J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $49,117.92 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFREDO, MAUREEN E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $49,117.88 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ZORAIDA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $49,117.65 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, NHORA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $49,117.40 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,117.34 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHAM, STACY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,117.13 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, BRIAN G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,116.93 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, WILLIAM J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $49,116.90 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MICHELLE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,116.89 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,116.88 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, SHERRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,116.81 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,116.69 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CELIA V Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $49,116.61 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, KASHEMA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,116.41 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,115.98 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, TAMIKA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,115.69 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDER, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,115.66 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, EVAN J Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $49,115.63 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, KRISTEN L Employer name Washington County Amount $49,115.56 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, MARISOL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,115.56 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTILLA, ANGELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,115.55 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, TING-YUAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,115.30 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, BRENDA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,115.21 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CECELIA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,114.97 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERAN, BRIAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,114.59 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,114.33 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBANIC, RUTH ANN Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,114.03 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System