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 DAVIS, PHYLLIS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $48,429.80 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZUTO, ROSA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,429.68 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, DEBORAH F Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $48,429.26 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,429.22 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JUSTIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,429.21 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, KATHLEEN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,429.13 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, DANIEL K Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $48,428.87 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $48,428.67 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, MARCY Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $48,428.53 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, ANDREA R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,428.51 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,428.45 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, JOHN S Employer name Orange County Amount $48,428.27 Date 05/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TRAVIS Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $48,428.24 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTO, JAMES C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,427.75 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGGESE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,427.68 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. GERMAIN, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $48,427.56 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, WEI Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $48,427.50 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, JOHN W Employer name Village of Mexico Amount $48,427.50 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINITI, DIANE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,427.20 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLYWA, TERESA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,427.08 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, SAMANTHA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,427.04 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARSKI, SETH L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,427.01 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKALA, BRUCE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,427.01 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, CAROLINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,427.00 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELAJA, SAMSON Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $48,426.79 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, KENNETH A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $48,426.62 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, NICOLE D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,426.45 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DANIEL B Employer name Broome County Amount $48,426.06 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERIO, PAUL L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $48,426.05 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, BRENDA J Employer name Essex County Amount $48,426.00 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABY, SHEELA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,425.95 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHL, EDWIN C, II Employer name Town of Windham Amount $48,425.92 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $48,425.78 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JENNIFER A Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,425.60 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERI, NATALIE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,425.58 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPALMA, CHERYL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,425.45 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ARNOLD R, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,425.26 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYANT, LOUIE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,425.04 Date 09/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JERRY E Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,425.04 Date 07/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, IRENA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,424.95 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KARI J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,424.93 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, ROBERTO, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,424.88 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,424.88 Date 07/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DEVON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,424.74 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSINGUE, TARA A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $48,424.15 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, EILEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,424.06 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFELMIRE, JACKIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,424.01 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUM, KATHERINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,423.61 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DENISE S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $48,423.28 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MOLLY W Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $48,423.24 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEATHER M Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $48,423.06 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, DAVID E, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,423.00 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JONATHAN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,422.93 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MANDI J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,422.91 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTINA T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,422.85 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,422.81 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, JOHN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,422.80 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, BONITA C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,422.68 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BEVERLY Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $48,422.65 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, DEBRA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,422.59 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTL, MATTHEW D Employer name Homer CSD Amount $48,422.35 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $48,422.16 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, JEFFREY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,422.13 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDEKAMP, LENORE C Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $48,422.02 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTE, MIKE T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $48,421.91 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $48,421.77 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DOREEN G Employer name Education Department Amount $48,421.65 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROELL, KATE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,421.63 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, MIQUEL P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,421.30 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ BERMUDEZ, YAJAIRA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,421.15 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINER, DAVID C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,421.11 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JULI A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $48,420.98 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, JACQUELINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,420.93 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUIJTER, MARGARET Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $48,420.60 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, JODY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,420.54 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LEONARD L, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,420.52 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZ, IRENE M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,420.40 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNETT, LAURIE J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $48,420.22 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, ARTHUR L, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $48,419.93 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYSE, CHINASA N Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $48,419.79 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, DALE R Employer name Town of Riga Amount $48,419.41 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KATIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,419.35 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPOWICH, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $48,419.30 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOZAIME, MONIRA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,419.25 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLION, SAMANTHA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,418.56 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEWICK, PAMELA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,418.47 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DIANE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,418.37 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, MARJORIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,418.25 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORINO, SHELLY K Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $48,418.01 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBBIE L Employer name Town of Fenner Amount $48,417.84 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDI, RICHARD L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $48,417.79 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, NICHOLAS F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $48,417.74 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAMALE A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $48,417.57 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,417.43 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROGER A Employer name Town of Minden Amount $48,417.27 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKMAN, BRITTANY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,417.21 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASUCCI, JOANN M Employer name Education Department Amount $48,417.18 Date 08/28/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILETTI, SUSAN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,416.66 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LOUISE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,416.32 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RODNEY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,416.16 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System