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 PENA-DE LOS SANTOS, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,976.24 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RICHARD E Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,976.21 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, EDWINA Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,976.20 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JOSEPH G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,976.17 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JIMMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,975.99 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, MICHELLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $48,975.90 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCHER, JAMES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,975.87 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,975.83 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ROBERT F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,975.80 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,975.77 Date 07/13/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILTZ, SUZANNE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,975.57 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAD, THERESA L Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $48,975.48 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, MARILYN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,975.32 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALETTI, CARISSA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,975.25 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLASKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,975.16 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-STONER, KRISTINA V H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,975.01 Date 11/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, MARIA V Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $48,974.88 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRENDINO, DONNA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,974.79 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUBIN, MARIE C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,974.46 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, SHERYL A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $48,974.36 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,974.25 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUMPA, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $48,973.93 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, LORI ANN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $48,973.85 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, SCOTT A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,973.35 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JEFFERY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,973.28 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANTRET, CINZIA M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $48,972.98 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, EILEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,972.68 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TARA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,972.65 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, PASCALE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $48,972.38 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, COLLEEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,972.31 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON PEARSON, KECIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,971.93 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DENNIS MARC Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,971.54 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, IAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,971.35 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ALBERT L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,971.30 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,971.14 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTERBERRY, KIMARA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $48,970.82 Date 05/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, ELYSE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,970.63 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, PRISCA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,970.58 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERS, MICHELE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,970.06 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, EILEEN Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $48,969.82 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KYMBERLY M Employer name Education Department Amount $48,969.79 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, EILEEN Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,969.77 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHM, FRANCES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,969.50 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRYAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,969.49 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBROOK, LARRY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,968.76 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KIM M Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,968.76 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LEO M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,968.28 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, WENDY S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $48,968.13 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, WILLIAM R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $48,967.94 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANTHONY G Employer name Albany County Amount $48,967.89 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBESCHAT, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,967.79 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SHANNON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,967.71 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANK, KIMBERLY J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $48,967.45 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JO ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,967.05 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, ADAM S Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $48,967.01 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDFOGEL, LESLIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,966.67 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENHAGEN, ROBERTA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,966.48 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMKE, HEIDI J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $48,966.44 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KYLE D Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $48,966.41 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MARIANNE F Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $48,966.31 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JUSTIN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,966.24 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, ANASTASSIA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,966.06 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, KIMBERLY R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,966.03 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREE, MICHAEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $48,965.95 Date 11/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, KRISTA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,965.66 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $48,965.44 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZICKI, ROBERT R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $48,965.43 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MELISSA M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $48,965.43 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MICHAEL A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $48,965.38 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA HART, JAMES R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,964.91 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CRAIG S Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,964.82 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HERMAN A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $48,964.77 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ELAINE P Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $48,964.75 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADA, AMY L Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $48,964.51 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, AIDAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,963.98 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM L Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $48,963.58 Date 10/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, MARK J Employer name Malone CSD Amount $48,963.40 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASBERG, PATRICIA A Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $48,963.32 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,963.30 Date 01/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CONRAD J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $48,963.12 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MICHAEL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,963.07 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISHART, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,962.94 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, AMANDA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,962.94 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATTS, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,962.77 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIDGET Y Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,962.73 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $48,962.62 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, CATHERINE Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $48,962.37 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, PHILIP J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $48,962.23 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,961.92 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, THOMAS A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,961.88 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MELISSA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,961.85 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, MARK W, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $48,961.81 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCH, JASON B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,961.62 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, EVONNE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,961.45 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, JAMES R Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $48,961.06 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, EBONY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,960.75 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, DOROTHY M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $48,960.74 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, GERARD E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $48,960.72 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISZELL, CLAUDIA Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $48,960.54 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERT, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $48,959.81 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System