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 GONZALEZ, ILCA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,058.91 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIUK, DAVID J Employer name Broome County Amount $48,058.32 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEARINGEN, SANDRA L Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $48,058.28 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, DANIEL L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,058.21 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELINE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $48,058.07 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GAIL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,057.97 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,057.72 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, DONOVAN H Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,057.57 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFLET, TAMMY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,057.49 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOLIER, DENCI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,057.40 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONATO, ALEXIS R Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,057.11 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAY, MANILAR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,057.07 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASDA, CASEY D Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,056.98 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, VANESSA Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $48,056.95 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, MARYFRANCIS D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,056.88 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALKO, DALE V Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $48,056.45 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KENNETH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,055.84 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNI, KAREN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,055.82 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, RICHARD A Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,055.75 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, ROSE Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $48,055.66 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,055.65 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTLER, KEVIN G Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $48,055.40 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBELS, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,055.30 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $48,054.89 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BEVERLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,054.88 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, MEGAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $48,054.83 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHIANTI, ALEXA M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $48,054.79 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, DIANE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,054.60 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, IVAN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,054.53 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINTZ, MAGGIE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $48,054.42 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LOREN S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,054.26 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZAK, LOIS A Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $48,054.06 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, LUZ A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $48,053.75 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, WENDY R Employer name Essex County Amount $48,053.60 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, JANELLE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,053.52 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, DONNA L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $48,053.51 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENY, IRINA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,053.44 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODER, AMANDA L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,053.44 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SANDRA W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,053.18 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBITT, BERNICE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,052.56 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAW, ANTHONY S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,052.23 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COUR, ZANDRA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,052.20 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $48,051.92 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, JAMIE H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $48,051.89 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOEL T Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,051.85 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, THERESA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,051.34 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DONALD G Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $48,051.25 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JASON H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,050.99 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, KENNETH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,050.69 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, CRAIG D Employer name Town of Sanford Amount $48,050.46 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, FRANK W, III Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $48,050.43 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLON, KAIRI R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,050.43 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, DEREK T Employer name Hamilton County Amount $48,050.11 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, MARK C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $48,049.69 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDEUS, MACKENZIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,049.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, PAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,049.40 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROUIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $48,049.04 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRON, MARJORIE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,049.01 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, LOUIS P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $48,048.84 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPF, MARY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,048.59 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMERFORD, MAUREEN A Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $48,048.50 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JACK L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $48,047.83 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIARONE, CHRISTIAN Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $48,047.75 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABO, SHERRY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,047.60 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABIGER, DAVID C Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,047.51 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALHOFF, ANDREA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,047.46 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAYWONDER S Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $48,047.40 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATO, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,047.23 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, ANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,047.15 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRTZEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $48,047.15 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMES C Employer name Broome County Amount $48,047.12 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NANCY Z Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,046.98 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMMARINO, GABRIEL D Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $48,046.96 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, MALISSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,046.75 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, JEAN P Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $48,046.73 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETERLE, MAELYNN Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,046.54 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, JOSEPH F Employer name Albany County Amount $48,046.38 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO, LENO A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $48,046.22 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINO, ALISON E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,046.05 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRANDY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,046.05 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, LISA J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $48,045.98 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $48,045.89 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KARL R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,045.88 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LENNY R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $48,045.81 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKLES, PATRICIA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $48,045.72 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAMEELEE S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,045.53 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $48,045.38 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,045.17 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MILAGROS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $48,045.01 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHITTU, SAHEED A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,044.84 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, CASSANDRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,044.83 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWOOD, LISA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,044.70 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARLESS, BRITTANY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,044.69 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, JENNIFER B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,044.63 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, CARESSA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,044.59 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, CRAIG M, JR Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $48,044.42 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCCI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,043.91 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKLES, JO ANN L, MRS Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,043.87 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PETER E Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,043.84 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, RODGER A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,043.84 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System