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 SHIPLEY, ABIGAIL R Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,069.86 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARVIN C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,069.76 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZINET, DEREK R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,069.58 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, STEVEN T Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $49,069.55 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GRACE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,069.05 Date 12/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BRETT W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $49,069.03 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, MARITZA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,068.87 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARY C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,068.73 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YHUN, CHONG H Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,068.49 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFONE, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,068.44 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, DAVID D Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $49,068.35 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,068.23 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDOS, LISA C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,068.08 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, TRACI J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $49,068.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, STEVEN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,067.99 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $49,067.90 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, JOHN R Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $49,067.90 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINGS, JOSEPH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,067.89 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, LAURA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,067.85 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, NICHOLAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,067.78 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TRAYCE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,067.51 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGULIS, MARSHALL S Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $49,067.42 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, HEATHER L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $49,067.36 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTA, MEREDITH Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $49,067.17 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PETER T Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $49,067.15 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FREDERICK K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,067.02 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, DANIEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,066.98 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, COREY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,066.62 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ARTHUR Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $49,066.45 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, SCOTT A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $49,066.45 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOCELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,066.39 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, NATHAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,066.27 Date 09/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, CHARLES H Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $49,065.91 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,065.82 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCUCCI, PAULA F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $49,065.68 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, PAUL A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,065.66 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, BENJAMIN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,065.59 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MARIO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,065.53 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHERYL A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,065.53 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, PAUL A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $49,065.53 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXCELL, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,065.31 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, EVELYN L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $49,065.13 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FAITH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,065.09 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,065.06 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, DANIEL K Employer name Erie County Amount $49,064.94 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAVE, JOSHUA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,064.87 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CANDI Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,064.86 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DAVID J T Employer name Washington County Amount $49,064.63 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, LEE J Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $49,064.60 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DONNA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,064.54 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,064.37 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, LANCE P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $49,064.19 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMPE, MICHAEL V Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $49,064.01 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASDIN, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $49,063.90 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AMPARO Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $49,063.68 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RICHARD Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,063.61 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, KAYLA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,063.02 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGAN, MARY BETH Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $49,062.78 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, BRIAN J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $49,062.69 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, JORDAN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $49,062.46 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMURA, ADAM M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,062.13 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,061.72 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, LATASHA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $49,061.72 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AERNEM, SUSAN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,061.44 Date 04/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORETSKY, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $49,061.22 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,061.16 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN-GRONENTHAL, MIKHAIL W Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,061.11 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZMAN, MARCIA D Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $49,060.66 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHANEIQUA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,060.32 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONIGAN, KELLY M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,059.94 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNEY, ELAN Employer name Washington County Amount $49,059.62 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LEE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,059.54 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, ERIKA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,059.33 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, BRYAN G Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $49,059.26 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, HEATHER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,058.76 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOW, NANCY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $49,058.28 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, SHARRECE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,058.24 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIME, DAVID L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $49,058.15 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONETTE, JEFFERY F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,057.99 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BRUCE D Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,057.55 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, TINA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $49,057.44 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKH, LEONID Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,057.26 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, ELAINE A Employer name Washington County Amount $49,057.05 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KELLY R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,056.66 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SHEILA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,056.52 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARAX, SCOTT A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $49,056.37 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADER, ANGELA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,056.36 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, VALERIE A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $49,056.28 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, MICHELLE L Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $49,056.28 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, ROSALIE D Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $49,056.28 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ELLIE J Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $49,056.28 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BONNIE Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $49,056.28 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, ROGER R Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $49,056.15 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MANDY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,055.84 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESSE, ERIC J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,055.45 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYCZEK, KENNETH T, SR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,055.23 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, KENNETH W Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,055.06 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, THOMAS N, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $49,055.04 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSPLOCH, MARIA J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,054.76 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFNER, RONALD A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $49,054.54 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System