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 MENDOZA, JILL A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $48,527.61 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KAREN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,527.50 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, ALLEN P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,527.39 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, GEORGE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,527.32 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNA, FRANCIS P Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,527.08 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HART, JASON M Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $48,527.05 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JEANINE M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $48,526.88 Date 04/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, YVETTE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,526.82 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, RAYMOND K, JR Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,526.63 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAMELA L Employer name Warren County Amount $48,526.46 Date 06/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-JONES, ELIZABETH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,526.40 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KYLE P Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,526.19 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERSEN, AUDREY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,526.04 Date 04/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLER, CONSTANCE M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $48,525.70 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREISSINGER, DENISE L Employer name Attica CSD Amount $48,525.51 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIDEN, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,525.31 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, CHARLES W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,525.20 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEAU, BRIDGET M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $48,524.88 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, SHIRLEY J Employer name Erie County Amount $48,524.71 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBUT, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $48,524.32 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JUSTIN M Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $48,524.32 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, REBECCA Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $48,523.99 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMBS, KNIKIA A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $48,523.95 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANU, KOFI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,523.90 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, ERICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,523.84 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, JOHN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,523.40 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $48,523.37 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKO, BRIDGET M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,523.05 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, ARLENE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,522.28 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRETT T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,522.10 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOSTER, CHARLES R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,521.95 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLAZA, MANUEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,521.84 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JENNIFER E Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,521.38 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, BRENDA L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $48,520.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACCHILLE, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $48,520.82 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KENNETH J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,520.80 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VERE, MICHAEL S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,520.78 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSHUA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $48,520.73 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, DANA T L Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $48,520.69 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMEISTER, ERIC Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $48,520.23 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, BRIAN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,520.09 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, STEVE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,520.07 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, KIMBERLEY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,520.01 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, WINSTON A Employer name Erie County Amount $48,519.87 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARABAUGH, DENISE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,519.79 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, TRACEY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,519.47 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, JEANNE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,519.20 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,519.06 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES T Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $48,518.87 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WALTER C Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,518.85 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSCOMBE, MARK E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $48,518.77 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,518.56 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SILE, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,517.97 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, JOHN F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $48,517.91 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAISLEY, MARY B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $48,517.77 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIPORT, STEPHEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,517.76 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, AMY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,517.39 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,517.37 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, VICTORIA L Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $48,517.32 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATER, NICOLE A Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $48,517.17 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,517.14 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, MAURICE G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,517.04 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, NICHOLAS F Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $48,516.81 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMANI, MASOOD Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,516.80 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARTINE A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $48,516.67 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, NOELLE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,516.29 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, TODD H Employer name Town of Champion Amount $48,516.28 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTLAND, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $48,516.21 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW F Employer name City of Troy Amount $48,516.10 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FULCHER, THOMAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,515.85 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISENBY, LAURA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,515.23 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, DONNA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,515.20 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRA, ELIANA Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $48,515.13 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, LATISHA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,514.99 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANI, DAVID J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,514.30 Date 09/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOFF, ELISA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,514.14 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DAVID B Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $48,514.11 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMORY, GILLIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,513.81 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, AARON M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,513.80 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, THERESA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,513.74 Date 08/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEN, JEFFREY D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $48,513.74 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, ANDREW P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,513.71 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, KARA L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,513.38 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIGHT, DANIELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,513.36 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, SAREN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,513.02 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINARD, DAVID B Employer name Town of Tioga Amount $48,512.95 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, JOANNE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,512.78 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, MATTHEW P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $48,512.72 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,512.71 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELKISSETIAN, JUAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,512.64 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, LOYAL S Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,512.52 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, JUAN P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $48,512.52 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHELLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,512.50 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, NANCY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,512.26 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PATRICK R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,512.09 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS-JONES, VERONICA R Employer name Orange County Amount $48,511.44 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,510.14 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $48,509.87 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGGISON, GLYNN W Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,509.31 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHAUD, ALBERT, III Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,508.96 Date 05/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System