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 RAPPLEYE, RANDY L Employer name Town of Hector Amount $48,901.01 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNEN, RITA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,900.92 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWORYTA, AMY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,900.55 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, LORI B Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $48,900.46 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTINA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,900.28 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,900.08 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOSEPH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $48,899.91 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SEAN J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,899.75 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, LINDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,899.69 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONANNO, CAROL L Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $48,899.67 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUACHICHULCA, PRISCILA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,899.66 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, MARTHA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,899.47 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL S Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $48,898.97 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUSCIANTE, LINDSAY I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $48,898.75 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, CHANTEL A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $48,898.75 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SCOTT H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $48,898.75 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKORSKI, PHILIP J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $48,898.75 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, HALEY N Employer name Broome County Amount $48,898.61 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, LAUREN R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,898.51 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARELLA, MATTHEW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,898.37 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYTELL, ROBERT M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $48,898.27 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, POLLY C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $48,898.15 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARLENE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,897.90 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, BETHANNE N Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,897.89 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, FREELING M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,897.85 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LACIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,897.76 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'AMORE, LYNN R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $48,897.72 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, JAMES A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,897.64 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID D Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $48,897.61 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LATONYA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $48,897.58 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEER, STEPHEN A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $48,897.38 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VAUGH, DANIEL M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,897.17 Date 11/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHLER, JOHN T Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $48,897.14 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, DONALD F Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,896.99 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JUSTIN D Employer name Madison County Amount $48,896.97 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICALE, EVAN L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $48,896.96 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, SUSAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,896.87 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, JANELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,896.76 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMILA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,896.56 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, KIMBERLY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,896.41 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAESTELLA, CHERYL K Employer name Hamilton County Amount $48,896.40 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADER, PATRICIA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,896.29 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISSMAN, GAIL L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,896.26 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $48,895.95 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLES, DONNA J Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $48,895.89 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAIN, SANDY Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,895.60 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, SHARON E Employer name Broome County Amount $48,895.48 Date 07/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, VICTORIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,895.45 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, KATHRYN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,895.36 Date 11/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, KIM H Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $48,895.34 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMELL, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,895.29 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, OMAR R Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,895.11 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JERMAINE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $48,895.00 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, GARY J Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $48,894.94 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARK D Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $48,894.89 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CLAUDETTE Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $48,894.79 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DEBRA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,894.76 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, EVERLIDYS Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,894.75 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREFO, DOMINIC Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,894.72 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, NICOLE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,894.70 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, JAMES L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $48,894.54 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, HAROLD M Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,894.34 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TABITHA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,893.89 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITZ, KRISTY L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $48,893.32 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS, SARA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,893.22 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JESSY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $48,892.76 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, MARY ALICE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,892.60 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE-LIMEKILLER, VALERIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,892.50 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, RICHARD B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,892.45 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $48,892.43 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, TINA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $48,892.19 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON W Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $48,892.17 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $48,892.13 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, NEFTALI Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $48,891.96 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITALNICK, AMY Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,891.71 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDKE, ROBERT D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $48,891.69 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KATHIE Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $48,891.64 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JULIE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $48,891.47 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESPEDES, YSIDRO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $48,891.41 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITFORT, KERLINE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $48,891.24 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWY, MARY F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,891.19 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, HECTOR A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,891.02 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CLAYTON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,890.77 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, KEVIN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,890.63 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GENEVIENE R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,890.53 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, KATLYN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,890.41 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHACORA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $48,890.12 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,890.00 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HERBERT C, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,889.99 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPERLING, DOUGLAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,889.95 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GEOFFREY M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $48,889.05 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKNAUER, MELISSA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,888.87 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBO, VICTORIA G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $48,888.66 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSSNER, DEBORAH M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $48,888.45 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, MAUREEN E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $48,888.44 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINGTON, WILLIAM J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $48,888.14 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DERIK A Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,888.11 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHAT, CHRISTIAN J Y Employer name City of White Plains Amount $48,888.07 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESZKI, COREY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,887.74 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, BRUCE W Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $48,887.68 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System