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 BUSSIERE, KATIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,251.82 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLA, YVONNE H Employer name Broome County Amount $48,251.76 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NAOMI M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,251.70 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JUDON J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,251.67 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENNA, CANDICE S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $48,251.31 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MICHELE L Employer name Erie County Amount $48,250.83 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, DOROTHY J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,250.59 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, JENNY R Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $48,250.08 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,249.97 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONALD B, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,249.93 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPFERBECK, EDWARD L Employer name Town of Arcade Amount $48,249.90 Date 06/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGAN, CORY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,249.85 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DROBNAK, ELIZABETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,249.74 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFRANCESCO, TANYA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,249.61 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIA, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,249.42 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERTON, JOANNA M Employer name Warren County Amount $48,249.29 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULLOTT, DANIEL W Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $48,249.21 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUL, DONNA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,249.10 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CHERYL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,248.92 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RHONDA L Employer name Washington County Amount $48,248.92 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,248.89 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LORI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,248.54 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNEY, DEBRA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $48,248.52 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, CASEY L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $48,248.46 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CHRISTA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,248.07 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARIA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,247.69 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MADELINE A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $48,247.50 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWART, LORNA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,246.84 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Windham Amount $48,246.53 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MICHELLE J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,246.08 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, FLOYD Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $48,245.99 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, REBECCA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,245.82 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, SAMUEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,245.81 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, AMANDA L Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $48,245.50 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALIEBA, ETHEL B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,245.44 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALSBE, LOIS M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,245.18 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, MARK L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $48,244.62 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SHIREEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,244.37 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, ANNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,244.20 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DAVID R Employer name Broome County Amount $48,244.14 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, EMERALD A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,243.75 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, ROBERT F Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,243.03 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, ROBIN L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,242.77 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISLID, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $48,242.70 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHMS, ALAN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,242.50 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER-DECATUR, ERIKA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $48,242.49 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIMENI, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $48,242.48 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKES, DEBRA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,242.32 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLKICINSKI, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,242.27 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, LIZALYN M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $48,241.99 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMOUR, MARIE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,241.95 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFLIESH, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,241.80 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, KOREY W Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,241.63 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,241.56 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFRE, CARLOS Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $48,241.47 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LUCIA, JOHN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,240.97 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISIG, WALTER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,240.91 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATES, KARLA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,240.87 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KIMBERELY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,240.73 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, BARBARA M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,240.17 Date 09/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERTSCH, KENDRA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,240.06 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORE, SHAWN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,240.05 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAULT, KATHLEEN F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $48,240.05 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, KIM A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $48,239.94 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, MARK C Employer name Town of Collins Amount $48,239.74 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELANIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,238.71 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, NICHOLAS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,238.65 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, SEAN I Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,238.57 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTNER, BRYNN A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,238.46 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REX, DARLEEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,238.36 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER-SAUMIER, CARRIE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,238.04 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, MARK E Employer name Erie County Amount $48,238.00 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, PAMELA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $48,237.92 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MICHELE D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,237.90 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELLE L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $48,237.82 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIN, EMILY B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,237.75 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, ANDREW Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,237.74 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $48,237.73 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANGELA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,237.61 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEIDER, LAUREL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,237.59 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, ERIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,237.22 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JONATHAN P Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $48,237.12 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, VINCENT M Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $48,237.11 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, ANDREW H Employer name Village of Plandome Amount $48,237.06 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGY, ARTHUR H, II Employer name Peru CSD Amount $48,236.72 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, AMY C Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $48,236.68 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, VICTORIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,236.48 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRIDGE, TRISTA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,236.08 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, LUNELL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,235.45 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEERICHERIL-ALIAS, SHAJI Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,235.33 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JILL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,235.19 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBIG, MARGARET M Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $48,235.12 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUANNO, LINDA D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,234.92 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,234.92 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DONNA E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,234.91 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, DAVID A Employer name Broome County Amount $48,234.89 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MARIE L Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $48,234.80 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, AIMEE L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,234.44 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORELLICK, CECILIA A Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $48,234.17 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKE-KEYSER, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,234.16 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System