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 SOULE, RYAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,998.45 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPERT, BERNADETTE Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,998.30 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JOCELYN R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $47,998.03 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, REBECCA M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,997.69 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,997.61 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,997.53 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYDER, CARL B Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $47,997.53 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, THERESA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,997.21 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, INES YOLANDA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,997.21 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, DARLENE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,996.76 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,996.71 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKEVICH, DANIELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,996.40 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MATTHEW E Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,996.40 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GAYLE L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $47,996.25 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHAD R Employer name Greene County Amount $47,996.22 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,995.65 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROY, ARTHUR P Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $47,995.38 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, ROBIN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $47,995.26 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFINGER, MARY LOUISE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $47,995.24 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, JULIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,995.22 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, STEVEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,994.48 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, LAURA V Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,994.13 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADA, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $47,993.85 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GIVER, MARGO I Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,993.76 Date 05/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESNICK, JOHN A, III Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,993.72 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKUC, SEBASTIAN L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $47,993.54 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIPER, KORY K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,993.16 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $47,992.73 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, ERIC Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,992.66 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, THOMAS J Employer name Warren County Amount $47,992.39 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, ANGELA M Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $47,992.20 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,992.00 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTE, JOEL G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,991.83 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,991.35 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, RENEE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,991.30 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERG, THOMAS M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,991.23 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, CARL L Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $47,991.20 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ROBERTO C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,991.19 Date 12/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-KALBFLIESH, AMANDA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,991.03 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, VIRGINIA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,990.95 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBIN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,990.89 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, JUSTIN R Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $47,990.62 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-ONYEJI, PAMELA R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,990.21 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKS, RAYMOND R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $47,990.13 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COORDS, FRED W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $47,990.11 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Granger Amount $47,990.00 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, STEVEN R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,990.00 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, DESIREE A Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $47,989.92 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESFAGABER, KIFLOM A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,989.88 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURN, SUSAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,989.62 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, JUDITH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,989.60 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, JILL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,989.48 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, PETER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,989.38 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, MARIAN S Employer name Broome County Amount $47,989.11 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, JANISE L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,989.02 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIMLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,989.01 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCZKOWSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,988.55 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, LESLIE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,988.48 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,988.23 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROUL, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,988.18 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRISANI, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,988.17 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTARES, NIDIA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,987.97 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,987.94 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, JENNIFER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,987.79 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DENISE D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,987.69 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JENNIFER M J Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $47,987.65 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, BARBARA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,987.59 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,987.25 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILO, FREDERICK A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,987.19 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, ANTHONY J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $47,987.03 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAS, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $47,986.89 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, DIANA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $47,986.63 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, CHRISTINE H Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $47,986.45 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRY, ROBERT C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,986.01 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,985.79 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, JAMES P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,985.67 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $47,985.60 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,985.52 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, LISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,985.20 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, MARY ALANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,984.51 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JILL E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $47,984.43 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PAMELA J Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $47,984.08 Date 10/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREQUE, DWAYNE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,983.74 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, MICHAEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,983.31 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,983.31 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, LEONARD P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,982.89 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADDOCK, CHARLES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,982.64 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTH, DAMIEN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,982.38 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALATO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,982.28 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAMORE, NANCY R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $47,981.52 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $47,981.39 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREGLIA, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,981.36 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVINE, PAULA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,981.29 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELEK, JOHN O Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,981.18 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOFF, WALTER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,981.11 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $47,980.95 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONTA, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,980.56 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, RAFAEL, SR Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $47,980.42 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIGELBECK, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,980.35 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASCO, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Batavia Amount $47,980.27 Date 03/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System