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 WARD, KELLIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,118.80 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRE, CHARLENE C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $48,117.95 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MERCEDES Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,117.73 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAL, MARIE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,117.30 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,117.26 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, MICHAEL G Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,117.25 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, TAMMY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,117.22 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LYNN E Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $48,117.22 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ALEXANDER Employer name Erie County Amount $48,117.03 Date 06/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODHINES, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,116.95 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,116.73 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERPIEC, JOSEPH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,116.41 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, RONALD J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $48,116.34 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, SANDRA I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,116.14 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGG, COLETTE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,116.10 Date 07/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, BOBBY J Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,116.06 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LINDA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,115.99 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIG, BRIAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,115.90 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LAURAL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,115.82 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZINA-ELLINGSON, KIM D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,115.80 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDLEY, TRACY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,115.70 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, RACHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,115.69 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZAROS, GEORGE, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,115.18 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, VANESSA Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,115.07 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,114.92 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISENDA, KAREN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $48,114.67 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAGA, JORGE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,114.61 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JESSICA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,114.43 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, LORNA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,114.32 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, DANNY W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $48,114.28 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, KARLA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,114.02 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ELIZABETH C Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $48,113.92 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, LAURIE D Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $48,113.62 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARY, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Olean Amount $48,113.54 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, WILLIAM N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,113.40 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, ANGELA B Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,113.38 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,113.30 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,113.14 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDER, ARMIN Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,113.13 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIA, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,113.01 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOCH, HEATHER C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $48,112.85 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $48,112.53 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, SUE ELLEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,112.47 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESI, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,112.28 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYTON, DAVID B Employer name Van Hornesville-O D Young CSD Amount $48,112.17 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CAROL M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $48,111.89 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUCCIO, LINDA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,111.80 Date 11/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSKY, JAMES A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,111.80 Date 08/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, LAURIE K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,111.59 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MIKEAL K Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,111.47 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, JESSICA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,111.10 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIDASS, ERROL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,111.01 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGIDIO, DIANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,110.91 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,110.67 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELISEVA, JO A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,110.32 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, MONICA I Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,110.19 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAN, TAMMY ANN Employer name Webster CSD Amount $48,110.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, LAURA ANNE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,109.97 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JODI A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,109.96 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,109.94 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK K Employer name Town of Windham Amount $48,109.65 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, SHARON Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,109.43 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, LIMARIS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,109.10 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ARTHUR, III Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $48,108.83 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT H Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,108.47 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, JEAN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,108.12 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTYSON, PHILLIP W Employer name Town of Gerry Amount $48,108.12 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, BRENT L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,107.85 Date 07/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,107.65 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $48,107.45 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, MICHELLE A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,107.41 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARGO, ADRIANA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,107.31 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEATHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,106.88 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOJEWSKI, DAVID V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,106.76 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHENBRENNER, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,106.76 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEGIELEWSKI, SAMANTHA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,106.70 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Dannemora Amount $48,106.68 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $48,106.67 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DEBORAH C Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $48,106.56 Date 07/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMIE L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $48,106.55 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPOLLONIA, VICTORIA Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,106.53 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, VICKI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,106.43 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $48,106.28 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNSFORD, STACY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,106.25 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, SUSAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,106.13 Date 10/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTTON, JULIA M Employer name Madison County Amount $48,105.97 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $48,105.97 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMONT-SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $48,105.96 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, JULIA U Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,105.86 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARRIE A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $48,105.85 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCELLO, LISA J Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $48,105.76 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KEITH R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,105.63 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGER, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $48,105.37 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HOWARD, II Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,105.22 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, JEFFREY S Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $48,105.15 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,105.05 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE-ORTH, TENNILLE C Employer name Orange County Amount $48,104.66 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN, NAING A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $48,104.63 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONKA, BRENDAN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $48,104.59 Date 11/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, THEODORE J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $48,104.55 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System