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 LOWMAN, SCOTTY J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $48,737.03 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHIZIC, JAMIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,736.99 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, DONALD S, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $48,736.81 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKLEY, MARY T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,736.68 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, EMILY C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,736.68 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RENEE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,736.33 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $48,736.13 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,736.00 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, JACOB R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,735.88 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIGAS, HILDI E Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $48,735.88 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,735.62 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELL, ALICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,735.59 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, GEORGE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,735.54 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONPIETRO, KIM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,735.50 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUTY, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $48,735.27 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOLL, BRIAN M Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $48,735.27 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, JANET M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,735.14 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANGELICA T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,735.11 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, VAUGHN J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $48,735.08 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JEREMY R Employer name Town of Willing Amount $48,734.68 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RACHEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $48,734.65 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINOTTA, DAVID Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,734.37 Date 09/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KELLY A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $48,734.22 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLEFSEN, JILL Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,734.07 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, YOSHIDA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,734.05 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUEDES, LESA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,733.96 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,733.87 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, OSWALDO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $48,733.78 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, THERESA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,733.77 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ALEYAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,733.48 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, JOAQUIM A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,733.22 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, JO ANNA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $48,733.09 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LYNNETTE C Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,733.00 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, LORRAINE A Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $48,732.89 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEOD, WALTER L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $48,732.63 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MOLLY Employer name Orange County Amount $48,732.47 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIENEY, RACHEL L Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,732.25 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORMANN, CATHERINE K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $48,731.22 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROERE, GRACE J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $48,731.20 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOLT, RICHARD A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,731.02 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA, ALEXANDER L Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,731.01 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, LYNDA M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $48,730.91 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, JEAN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,730.82 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,729.81 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, DENISE Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,729.54 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROOQ, OSMAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,729.26 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTS, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $48,729.25 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBRAND, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $48,729.05 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDRASIK, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,729.03 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESON, RACHEL M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $48,729.01 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, JILL M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $48,728.65 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, THOMAS D, III Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $48,728.52 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,728.40 Date 11/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, SUSAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,728.24 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,728.17 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELL, LOUIS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,728.11 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, JASPER W Employer name Broome County Amount $48,728.03 Date 10/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,727.91 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHOUSE, MEGAN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $48,727.82 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERPENTI, ERIK D Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $48,727.82 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, AMY B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $48,727.79 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CRYSTAL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,727.76 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABASYAN, SUSANNA Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,727.36 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROLL, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $48,727.13 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DEBORAH A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $48,727.06 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KEVIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,726.76 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, MALLORY A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,726.60 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, WILLIAM E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,726.49 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JACK W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,726.39 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, BARBARA A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $48,726.34 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, JOHN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,726.11 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, JENNA R Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,726.11 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASEL, CHARLES L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,725.66 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALICIA N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,725.34 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JOYCE T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,725.34 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, LORRAINE F Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $48,725.25 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, LISA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,724.79 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, LEE E Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $48,724.62 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $48,724.48 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, KATRINA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,723.99 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, FRANCES C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $48,723.96 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $48,723.47 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, CONNIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,723.41 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $48,723.37 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, AMALIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,723.06 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERONE, LEE A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,722.86 Date 03/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTES, LUIS F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,722.80 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAIGE L Employer name Albany County Amount $48,722.79 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JACOB W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,722.25 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, GLENN W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $48,722.10 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTY, JOHN T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $48,722.07 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAARUP, CHERYL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,721.82 Date 06/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKO, ADAM J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,721.53 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, LORETTA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,721.50 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,720.95 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBE, JOSHUA F Employer name Town of Berne Amount $48,720.92 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, JOHN J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,720.88 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, DONDI J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,720.59 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, SAMMIE L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,720.45 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JEAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,720.29 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System