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 HUNT, SHIRLEY T Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $48,561.13 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JOHN R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $48,561.06 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, THERESA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,560.98 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $48,560.92 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHLEEN Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,560.80 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MELISSA H Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $48,560.55 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, GREGORY W Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,560.25 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,559.75 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIONDO, JANET L Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $48,559.60 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURK, KEIDA N Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $48,559.41 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $48,559.13 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, VINCENT G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,558.38 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBE, PATRICIA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,558.09 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $48,558.06 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MARION Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,557.88 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, HELIDO Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,557.77 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, JOHN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,557.00 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISTER, JAMES T Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,556.38 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURASKI, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $48,556.24 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,555.85 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, DAVID R Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $48,555.85 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREVNAK, JANUARY A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $48,555.84 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARIELLE N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,555.70 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JESSICA A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,555.60 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, NATHANIEL R Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $48,555.51 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHAMP, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,555.49 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLUZZI, INGRID R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,555.47 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,555.40 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, GINA Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,555.39 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, MARIA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,555.05 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, GIRARD F Employer name Peru CSD Amount $48,554.49 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANE, LYNN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,554.09 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, JASMINE N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,554.06 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, THOMAS M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,553.84 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNOSKI, WENDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,553.57 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, JAMES L Employer name Warren County Amount $48,553.56 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $48,553.21 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALOIS, MICHELE A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $48,553.04 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $48,552.77 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, EILEEN C Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,552.50 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $48,552.45 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JOSUE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,552.23 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, TABATHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,552.15 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARU, ADRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,552.13 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,551.80 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RACHELLE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,551.50 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, BRIAN G Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,551.39 Date 06/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ARNOLD H, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $48,551.23 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, RONNIE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $48,551.16 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, STEVEN E Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $48,551.01 Date 09/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LAAR, JENNIFER S Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,550.65 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, HERBY W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $48,550.40 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ZACHARY M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $48,550.31 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,550.08 Date 04/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCKLEY, RADCLIFF C Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,550.04 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $48,550.01 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $48,549.87 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, GEORGE S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,549.73 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNIR, GUADALUPE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $48,549.68 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOMB, AMBER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,549.54 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLISH, MELANIE A Employer name Putnam County Amount $48,549.43 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALO, CORY Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $48,549.40 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, MARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,549.25 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SHANNON N Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $48,549.25 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, MARC P Employer name City of Troy Amount $48,549.03 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMICINSKI, NICOLE Employer name Erie County Amount $48,548.50 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $48,548.22 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, THOMAS R Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $48,548.18 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, BRIDI LYN Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,548.07 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEGIR, DAVID L Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $48,547.66 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, NANCY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $48,547.60 Date 03/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JULIE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,547.56 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLASTRO-CORLESS, FRANCESCA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,547.32 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURCELL, TATJANA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,547.20 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APLIN, TROY G Employer name Town of Windham Amount $48,547.13 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, LAUREL A Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $48,546.80 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, YVONNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,546.74 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,546.69 Date 12/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORANDO, VICKY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $48,546.42 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PHILLIP G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,546.31 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVALLES, JESSICA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,546.30 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,546.27 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, SUZANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,546.06 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEEKS, MARK A Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $48,545.89 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, JOYCE A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $48,545.86 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGALOS, SOFIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,545.76 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTHER, AMANDA K Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,545.53 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SHELIA F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $48,545.31 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, JAMIE B Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $48,545.18 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JUAN A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $48,545.13 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYX, JAMES P Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $48,545.08 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK JOHNSON, REBECCA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,545.03 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, BRIAN K Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,544.94 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, ORVILLE J Employer name Town of Peru Amount $48,544.86 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, MARY JANE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,544.72 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,544.69 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGHAB, RONNY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,544.33 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ANDRE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,543.93 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTENBERGER, LOREN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,543.89 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, DAVID L Employer name Town of Orangeville Amount $48,543.77 Date 11/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System