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 MC GRADY, JAMES R Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $48,781.26 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNFORD, MONICA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,781.20 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGORI, ROCCO, JR Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $48,780.80 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, AUSTIN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $48,780.65 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVSEK, DANIEL L Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $48,780.47 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICO, LOUIS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,780.41 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, ANGELA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $48,779.83 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFITZ, LYNN M Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $48,779.77 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, REBA I Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,779.20 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ISAIDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,778.92 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, KELLIE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,778.50 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBRA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,778.36 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KYLE S Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $48,778.33 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWECZ, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $48,778.18 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, REBECA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,778.13 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLO, KARAN L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $48,777.60 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, TAYLOR F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,777.57 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ISHICA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $48,777.33 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, JOSEPH L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,777.31 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,777.25 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSBY, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $48,777.10 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, NATASHA C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $48,777.05 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, PAUL W Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $48,776.59 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHOWICZ, JADWIGA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,776.56 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUNZIANO, LAUREN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $48,776.54 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, COLLEEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,776.42 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, DEBBRA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $48,776.34 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANCEY, THOMAS C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,776.26 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, KAREN Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $48,775.99 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, BIBI S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,775.64 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, CINTHIA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $48,775.52 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, MICHAEL F Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $48,775.41 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,775.32 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PAMELA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,775.25 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNER, ANNETTE L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,775.01 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, MARY A Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $48,774.78 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, STEVEN R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,774.70 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, THEODORE M Employer name Village of Stillwater Amount $48,774.43 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSEL, JENNIFER A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,774.42 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMAS, BETSY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,774.39 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, ROBERT S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,774.09 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, EMILY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,773.92 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, LISA A Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $48,773.91 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MARLENE A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,773.77 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BEVERLY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $48,773.69 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCANELL, JASON R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,773.61 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMOS, JOANNA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,773.50 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACRITELLI, BERNADETTE T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,773.46 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARATON, CAROL A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,773.46 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINI, JOHN, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,773.37 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEMPEL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Berne Amount $48,773.28 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDO, JANE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $48,773.27 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,773.08 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, LISA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,772.81 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJKA, SPENCER P Employer name Village of Depew Amount $48,772.72 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, CECIL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,772.40 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSZTOFF, STEPHEN L Employer name Legislative Library Amount $48,771.84 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rome Amount $48,771.64 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $48,771.64 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NICHOLAS B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,771.18 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUZ, BRANDI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,771.14 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEANNA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,771.03 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROQUIN, EVELYN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,770.89 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, FREDERICK Employer name Town of Union Amount $48,770.65 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,770.61 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDSAY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,770.56 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NATALE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,770.35 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEPAK, IRINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,770.08 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,769.90 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLEY, SCOTT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,769.72 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKMEISTER, DAWN A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,769.56 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JASON A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $48,769.46 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, EDWARD L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $48,769.20 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAYA, GREGORY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,769.05 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, ROGER A Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $48,768.64 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, ALFRED P Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $48,768.55 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, PAUNY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,768.51 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MICHAEL S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $48,768.51 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ABRAHAM Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $48,767.91 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, JOSEPH F Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $48,767.73 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JENNYSUE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,767.64 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, DEBORAH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $48,767.17 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMPLER, TINA E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,767.09 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, ALLYSON H Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $48,767.06 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, SARAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,766.72 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA-REYES, DIANA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,766.52 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TYHEESE A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $48,766.40 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTHE, JUDY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,766.10 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Hoosick Amount $48,766.10 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALBERTO, ERIN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $48,765.96 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,765.93 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,765.90 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, MARK A Employer name Town of Milton Amount $48,765.85 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZILSKY, BRANDAWN E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,765.61 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THELMA K Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $48,765.47 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, GARY J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $48,765.35 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DAWN K Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $48,765.22 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ERICK M Employer name City of Rome Amount $48,765.11 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARIELLO, KATE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,764.91 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, PETER F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,764.45 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System