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 VILLALONA, SERVIO T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,946.06 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, SHAWN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,946.01 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JUSTIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,945.74 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTER, DIANE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,945.21 Date 05/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, STEPHANIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,945.18 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ROBIN K Employer name Village of Schuylerville Amount $48,944.82 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, COLLEEN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,944.76 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDBETTER, KARIMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,944.74 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTOFANO, JENNIFER T Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $48,944.10 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, NANCE G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,944.07 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, THOMAS L Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,943.76 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, SETH C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,943.70 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEENAN, GEORGE T Employer name Town of Owego Amount $48,943.69 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGASPATHI, RAMATHILAGAM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,943.62 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLOSON, MARYLEE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $48,943.62 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,943.56 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRAZO, MARIA LILIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,943.12 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ENIS R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,943.12 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLANE, OWEN J, JR Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,943.12 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, CARMEN S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,943.12 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LINDA E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,943.12 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, ZELINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,943.12 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MAYANK Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,943.12 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DARREN M Employer name Town of Amenia Amount $48,943.11 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $48,943.04 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBEL, BROOKE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,942.91 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, MARY JO Employer name Webster CSD Amount $48,942.65 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,942.44 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JUSTINE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $48,942.41 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TINA S Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $48,942.19 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIBEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $48,942.17 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROBERT F Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,942.10 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, DIANA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,942.02 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ISMAEL Employer name Orange County Amount $48,941.89 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, DARREN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,941.42 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPAKUS, WILLIAM T Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,941.21 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TONYA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $48,940.66 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, VICTORIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,940.56 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDOLFO, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,940.42 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON OHLEN, HEATHER S Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $48,940.27 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SHARON R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,940.20 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZINCOURT, JEAN Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $48,939.96 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHERRILL L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,939.82 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, DAVID L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,939.29 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVORY, RICHARD L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $48,939.24 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCILOT, WIDLINE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,939.02 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JOHN C Employer name Essex County Amount $48,938.91 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MACKENZIE J Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,938.73 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANIELLO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,938.45 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DANIEL S Employer name Hamilton County Amount $48,938.30 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, MEGAN S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,938.23 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DOUGLAS A Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,937.84 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, DAVID J Employer name Town of Cape Vincent Amount $48,937.71 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALGROVE, TRUDY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,937.66 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,937.61 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSAY K Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,937.34 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BRIAN J Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,937.20 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USAS, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $48,937.15 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENERAL, WARREN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,937.09 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,937.04 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, DAVID L, JR Employer name City of Olean Amount $48,936.93 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,936.49 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, JUSTIN G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,936.11 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, HELEN M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $48,936.03 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOX, JOANNE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,936.02 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $48,935.79 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, DANIEL H Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $48,935.72 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, JEANNINE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,935.50 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECCO, KARRAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,935.50 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, ELIZABETH J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $48,935.36 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPADA, THOMAS M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $48,935.35 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, RANDALL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,934.89 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DEVI F Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,934.71 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, JOSEPH Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $48,934.42 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZHCA, CLEMENTINA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,934.16 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEMANG, CHRISTIANA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,934.01 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLATT, NICHOLAS A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,934.00 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCA, MATTHEW Employer name Erie County Amount $48,933.98 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESGROTTES, CHARLES K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,933.92 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEY, NEIL R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $48,933.84 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, RENEE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,933.82 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRL, TOMIKA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,933.81 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SABATINO, RYAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,933.68 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESITI, DANIELLE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,933.68 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAKO, EMMANUEL K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,933.39 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, GLENDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,933.20 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JARED D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $48,932.83 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, MIQUE-LINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,932.74 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, PAUL A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,932.61 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KEVIN P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $48,932.43 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $48,932.40 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, WILLIAM F Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $48,932.23 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,932.16 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LILLIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,932.09 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, TAMARA M Employer name Education Department Amount $48,931.99 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, JOSE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $48,931.73 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXCELL, SHANE W Employer name Town of Greene Amount $48,931.63 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TARA L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $48,931.56 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIM E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,931.49 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ERWIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,931.40 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System