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 RAE, MADELINE ACTON Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,012.12 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLERAN, ARIEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,012.10 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JILL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $48,012.10 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, MYRTLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,011.98 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MION, CARL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $48,011.92 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETTOGRASSO, KATHLEEN V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,011.70 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZALAK, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $48,011.69 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, CRYSTAL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,011.43 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, LUPE G Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $48,011.41 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, MARK J Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,011.31 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ELVIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,010.86 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DIANNA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,010.82 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JASON A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,010.77 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBERG, EDWARD K Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,010.61 Date 06/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,010.55 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LISA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,010.47 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,010.27 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSAINVIL MICHAUD, GERDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,010.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VICTORIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WEEVER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, DENISE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALQUECEE, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, LEIGH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 06/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUDA-STEPHENSON, MIYOSHI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 11/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, PATRICK L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,010.10 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOHANNE P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,009.74 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RODOLFO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $48,009.72 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JODY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,009.58 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ROXANNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,009.43 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CANDY Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $48,009.08 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, SALLY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $48,009.07 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, LUISA Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $48,008.89 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, ANTHONY P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,008.86 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULICK, MARK F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,008.82 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, KEVIN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,008.82 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BIANCO-SEXTON, OLYMPIA Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $48,008.81 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, JOHN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,008.71 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, TRACY M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $48,008.68 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,008.42 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, RODNEY S Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $48,008.31 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTE, MONIFA W Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,008.22 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, PETER Employer name Town of Athens Amount $48,008.08 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, MARYBETH Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,007.80 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERKLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $48,007.55 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, BRIANNA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,007.20 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, JAMES M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,007.14 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, STEPHANIE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,007.05 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILHOWER, H DONALD Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,007.00 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JAMES P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,006.96 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,006.70 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOXHA, BUKURIJE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,006.67 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHACEK, SHANE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,006.58 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, RICHARD K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,006.39 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBY, JUDITH A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $48,006.03 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, MADELINE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $48,006.02 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KENDAL M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,005.96 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LISA A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $48,005.55 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $48,005.34 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, GLENN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,005.26 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DANIEL W Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $48,005.15 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSATO, EDWARD P, JR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $48,004.89 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,004.70 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, DEBRA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,004.48 Date 02/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CARLOS R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,004.42 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLL, THOMAS A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $48,004.22 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTILLI, STACEY J, MRS Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $48,004.00 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, KAREN M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $48,003.60 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, RICKY Employer name Madison CSD Amount $48,003.51 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, BRENDA K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,003.42 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, BRIAN D Employer name Town of North Collins Amount $48,003.07 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EDDIE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,003.06 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, REGAN M Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $48,003.05 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, KELSON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,002.89 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTRY, DAPHNEY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,002.85 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAPPA, ERIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,002.74 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, AMARA A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $48,002.67 Date 04/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,002.54 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TYUWANA V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,002.35 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYGIER, DANIEL E Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $48,002.33 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANDREW R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,002.31 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, DEBRA S Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $48,002.02 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEDITO, MARY ANN L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $48,001.87 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, ANN Employer name Mt Vernon Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $48,001.86 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,001.58 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMILLER, RICHARD A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,001.36 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DOROTHY A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $48,001.30 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DAWN M Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $48,001.24 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KYMBERLI N Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $48,000.68 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWACZ, KRISTINA T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,000.16 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, MINWEN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,000.16 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBORN, LORI A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $48,000.16 Date 03/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATISS, MARVIN Employer name Village of North Hills Amount $48,000.00 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAUS, JEANMARIE Employer name Yorktown Heights Fire District Amount $48,000.00 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUONG, JACKY N Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,999.90 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTOPOULOS, TINA A Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $47,999.49 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, BARBARA J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,999.31 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANNARD, LINDSAY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,998.89 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,998.83 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRIGNANI, CHRISTINA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,998.78 Date 04/06/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTON, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,998.67 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System