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 ULAHANNAN, VARGHESE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $48,234.00 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFOLO, DIANE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,233.81 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CAITLIN E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,233.77 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAOUST, DAVID J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,233.65 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, WYATT L Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $48,233.48 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPALARDO, KEITH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,233.38 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, WILLIAM O Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,233.17 Date 09/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRUCE C Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $48,233.13 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCH, LINDA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,233.10 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, STEPHEN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,233.10 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $48,232.80 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, A IRIS Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,231.97 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,231.93 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, DAVID M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,231.92 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, RODNEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,231.72 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ILLYA H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,231.58 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICK S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,231.52 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGETTI, LAURIE K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,231.15 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDOCH, MARY GRACE Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,231.06 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, BRETT M Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,230.58 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, STACY L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $48,229.87 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, KARYN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,229.85 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFINGER, RICHARD DAVID Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $48,229.78 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGG, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Marion Amount $48,229.75 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LAURIE S Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,229.26 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROBERT T Employer name City of Troy Amount $48,229.25 Date 10/11/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, SHAWN P Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $48,228.89 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, JULIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,228.76 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODEZNO, CARLOS M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,228.64 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JUDY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,228.07 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULINGS, RAYMOND N, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,227.99 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ANDREA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,227.96 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTALERI, VICTORIA M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $48,227.81 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAATS, LESLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,227.65 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ADAM B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,227.57 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, BRENTON W Employer name Town of Howard Amount $48,227.53 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISI, DESIREE A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $48,227.43 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, EMILY A Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $48,227.31 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHABIR, MAE T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,227.04 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, TREVOR J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $48,226.96 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERROCCHIO, ANDREA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,226.92 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINGERMAN, MARK S Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,226.81 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, DIANE L Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $48,226.80 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCE, DONNA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,226.78 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EMILY M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,226.74 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, TYMON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,226.66 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, CHARLES E, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,226.25 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CLEO J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,226.08 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, RYAN F Employer name Broome County Amount $48,225.85 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ADAM D Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,225.63 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, SCOTT K Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $48,225.16 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, YESENIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,225.12 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAIL, MITCHEL H, SR Employer name Town of Lisle Amount $48,225.10 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, NORMA M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,225.02 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MAGARLY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,224.97 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTIGAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,224.96 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, ELIZABETH M Employer name Merrick Library Amount $48,224.86 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNADEL, ERNST Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,224.71 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, LINDA M Employer name Broome County Amount $48,224.58 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSEN, RUSSELL W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,224.48 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, NICHOLAS G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,224.32 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,223.84 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALENDA, KYLE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $48,223.84 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EILEEN V Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $48,223.78 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CECILIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,223.70 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIACOMO, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of Union Amount $48,223.65 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAF, RAJESHREE R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $48,223.24 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORT, RANDI J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,223.14 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW-DUNBAR, VEDA R Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $48,223.13 Date 01/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, GLEN D Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $48,223.13 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELSEN, SANDRA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $48,223.13 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITIMI, PAUL O Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $48,222.94 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, JODIE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,222.77 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, CHIFPHON D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $48,222.63 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, JOANNE G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,222.63 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,222.59 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLE, JONATHAN L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,222.44 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, LAURA Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $48,222.32 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, JOHN W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,222.29 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, SARAH A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,222.07 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY, NANCY Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $48,221.89 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,221.84 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPERSKI, BRIAN W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $48,221.74 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $48,221.58 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,221.43 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, THERESE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $48,221.11 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTENBORG, JULIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,220.74 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DIANE Employer name Education Department Amount $48,220.54 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SAMANTHA K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,220.27 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JACQUELINE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,219.73 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, JESSICA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,219.02 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $48,218.97 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROSEMARY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,218.68 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $48,218.57 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KAREN A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $48,218.48 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUVIOSE, JACOBSEN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,218.43 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY-AIDALA, RHONDA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,218.27 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, LEAH K Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,218.13 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFFLER, BENJAMIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,218.08 Date 07/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATA, FRANK M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,218.07 Date 01/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System