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 JOHNSON, EDWARD O Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,593.22 Date 06/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIORE, RAYMOND A, SR Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $48,593.01 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, RENEE I Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,592.93 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHAD R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,592.92 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN, PAMELA V Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $48,592.87 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALTON, TERRY P Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,592.62 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, FRAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,592.56 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, WILLIAM C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $48,592.44 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SAMUEL H Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $48,592.26 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $48,591.95 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINK, LINDA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,591.01 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, ANTHONY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,590.99 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, CARLEY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,590.89 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANGELA B Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $48,590.57 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KAREN S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,590.16 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARY J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $48,590.09 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VIVIENNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,590.03 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,590.01 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISO, MIRIAM Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $48,589.82 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, DONNA M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $48,589.78 Date 05/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGTON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,589.52 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SAMANTHA S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,589.46 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARK, JAMI L Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,589.40 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, VALERIE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $48,589.21 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KELLY Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,589.04 Date 10/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, JAMES A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,588.86 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDEN, MATTHEW D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,588.14 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KELLY P Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $48,588.11 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,588.10 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JAMES J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $48,587.97 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWALKER, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,587.67 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, VALENTIN, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,587.64 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,587.60 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMZA, JANET M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $48,587.30 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHAEL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,587.08 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, AMY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,587.06 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOELTING, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $48,586.94 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, JOHN T Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $48,586.75 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, KIRSTEN R Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,586.63 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIDEL, RITA I Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $48,586.60 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARGE, VALERIE J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $48,586.59 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, AMY M Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $48,586.39 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, MARIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,586.21 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, STEVEN S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,586.20 Date 11/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERHAYES, LORI A Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $48,585.53 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, WALTER K Employer name Town of Hopkinton Amount $48,585.18 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELMER S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $48,585.05 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Seneca County Amount $48,584.88 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGOW, WADE A Employer name Town of Orangeville Amount $48,584.48 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BENJAMIN J Employer name Madison County Amount $48,584.30 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, IVAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,584.21 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,584.08 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, CHRISTINE G Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,583.97 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TRAVIS A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,583.95 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, KELLY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,583.52 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KERMIT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,583.39 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, ERIC T Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $48,583.36 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIS, FILIBERTO O Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $48,583.25 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, ANNAMARIA Employer name Town of Somers Amount $48,583.10 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGNAC, GLEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,582.36 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSLO, JUDY A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $48,582.04 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, JONANN M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $48,582.04 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LORI Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,581.97 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRENDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $48,581.69 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARIANNE G Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $48,581.52 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVON, MARIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,581.31 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, BRENDA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,581.11 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, ERIK B Employer name Village of Attica Amount $48,580.92 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $48,580.90 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $48,580.76 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, JAIMIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $48,580.68 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RIGGI, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,580.62 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, COURTNEY D Employer name City of Rome Amount $48,580.43 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, LUKE S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $48,580.18 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, ROBERTO A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,580.15 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, KEVIN N Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,580.03 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTALL, BEATA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,579.97 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CASSANDRA J Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,579.91 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMANN, VERNON R, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,579.68 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SELINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,579.48 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGAN, BONITA A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $48,579.19 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVANZATO, ZACHARY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,579.08 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, CAROL ANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,579.04 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $48,579.03 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SUSAN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,578.79 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGO, THOMAS R Employer name Broome County Amount $48,578.78 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,578.37 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, ANTHONY Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $48,578.33 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, GARY LEE Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,578.11 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR-HENDERSON, DORNEL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,577.93 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $48,577.18 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZ, HARLEY D Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $48,577.16 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $48,576.95 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,576.82 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBOS, JASON Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,576.55 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, CHARLES A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,576.38 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, NANCY A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,576.36 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CAROLINE M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $48,576.30 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, DAISY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,576.22 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $48,576.00 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System