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 GATZ, RONALD J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,938.97 Date 12/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, BRENT E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,938.35 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHERRON, JOAN D Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,938.28 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CATHERINE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $47,938.26 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKOWSKI, GRETCHEN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,938.15 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELT, ANDREW C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,938.00 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMILAH Employer name Albany County Amount $47,937.58 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCZYNSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $47,937.58 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,937.54 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZEZON, ISAIAH M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $47,937.53 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CRISTY-JOY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,937.53 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, NEEKA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,937.51 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASNO, KEITH Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $47,937.35 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, REGINA M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $47,937.18 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, ROBERT C Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,936.85 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JOHN M Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $47,936.81 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFINO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $47,936.57 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEJARANO, ZULLY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,936.57 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $47,936.18 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILY, MARY A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $47,936.10 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, SHANE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,936.01 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, DARRYL W Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $47,935.93 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSINE, EMILIA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $47,935.84 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARCUS E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,935.75 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LEONARD F Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,935.47 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, MICHELLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,935.21 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TREVOR R Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $47,934.40 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, PAULA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,934.38 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, RANDOLPH E Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $47,934.20 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILE, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,934.08 Date 06/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAETZO, BARBARA C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,933.96 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGUSKI, CHERYL A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $47,933.94 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, JON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,933.85 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, DEBORAH J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $47,933.82 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, GLENN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,933.70 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, DARCI T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,933.63 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, REINA E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,933.53 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCKOLLS, BLAKE W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,933.42 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TASHEENA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,932.97 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, MICHELE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,932.93 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAAS, MARTIN R Employer name Town of Chili Amount $47,932.76 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DONALD K Employer name Town of Rose Amount $47,932.67 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Portage Amount $47,932.52 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, SUSAN J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,932.39 Date 09/11/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $47,931.68 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCILOVA, PAMELA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,931.15 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, STEFAN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $47,930.86 Date 04/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,930.80 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, CAROLYN H Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $47,930.78 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIANO, CRISTY B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,930.74 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, LINDA S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,930.74 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'OYEN, KEISHA N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $47,930.62 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,930.55 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE THOMAS, IAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,930.49 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKHARD, JEANINE M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,930.34 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGER, KATHLEEN Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,930.33 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, JEANINE J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $47,930.19 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, THOMAS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,929.93 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,929.79 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,929.24 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDZAK, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,929.15 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, TESSA G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,928.26 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIRRO, TAMI L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,928.26 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, TANA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $47,928.18 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MASON A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,928.01 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KORTNEY C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,927.96 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, FRANCINE E Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,927.81 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, CYNTHIA C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,927.69 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-ALVARADO, MARIBEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,927.28 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YABLONSKI, LYNN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,927.25 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTOIK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,927.22 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOY, KEITH O Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $47,926.92 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ROBIN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,926.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGS, LEAH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,926.74 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, MELISSA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,926.74 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, JENNIFER J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,926.74 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSHUA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,926.42 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,926.40 Date 02/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, MARK E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,925.95 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENADETTE, MAGEN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,925.82 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, JEANMARIE Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $47,925.75 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARIANN Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $47,925.75 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, FRANK A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,925.71 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DEBORAH D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,925.40 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSEL, GWENDOLYN N L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,925.37 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACICCA, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,925.03 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, AIMEE S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,924.87 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKY, EDA W Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $47,924.84 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDY, ALLISON L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,924.81 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, DAWN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,924.69 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KATHY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,924.59 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRADY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,924.39 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALO, DAVID A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $47,924.28 Date 05/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,924.15 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $47,923.55 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESAVIS, ADAM C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,923.00 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES-VINCENT, SHARI E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $47,922.95 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RYAN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,922.56 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALBERT E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $47,922.47 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THELEMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,922.40 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System