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 CHERRINGTON, JENNIFER C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,895.15 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GAIL J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $47,895.06 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,894.61 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,894.47 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCZYNSKI, JODI T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,894.45 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINESSEY, JOHN F Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $47,894.44 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, OSCAR O Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,894.23 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCHE, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Union Amount $47,894.18 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTVILLE, ELMER E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,894.01 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILGENBERG, BLAKE A Employer name Madison County Amount $47,893.87 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOVAGE, MEGHAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,893.82 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZS, ADELA H Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,893.55 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LESTER W Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $47,893.53 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, CATHERINE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,893.52 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, STARR R Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,893.21 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERLY, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $47,893.15 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, MICHAEL D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,893.09 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAX, JESSICA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,893.08 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLBRICH, LORRAINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,893.06 Date 02/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LEAH M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,892.85 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, BRENDAN R Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,892.80 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, HEATHER K Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $47,892.13 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JOHN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,891.31 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART-PALMER, ANGELA B Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,891.28 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGOW, CHAD D Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $47,891.22 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, JOSEPH E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,890.93 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $47,890.80 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SHERA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,890.73 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, ANTHONY C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,890.70 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, ANNETTA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,890.59 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, ARTHUR L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,890.56 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, ANGELA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,890.45 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, CARRIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,890.42 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, SHANNON J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,890.38 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAMESWARAN, VENKETACHALAM Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,889.96 Date 11/25/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ANTHONY M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $47,889.93 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,889.86 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHAK, NAYATI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,889.70 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULA, JIMMY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,889.53 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIZUCO, RODNEY P Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $47,888.88 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,888.82 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNZIATO, JASON D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,888.82 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RALPH T Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $47,888.62 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ARMANDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,888.53 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DIANE S Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $47,888.49 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, TAMMI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,888.46 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDA, LARRY D Employer name Town of Stony Creek Amount $47,888.31 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUSLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,888.20 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, WAYNE J Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $47,888.13 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BRIDGET M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $47,887.74 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYJEWICZ, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,887.68 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,887.49 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JASON T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,887.25 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, BIANCA P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,887.08 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-MURRAY, MAXINE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,886.88 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMIAK, ALEXANDER R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $47,886.79 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, BEVERLY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,886.74 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADIA, YOLANDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $47,886.43 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, GABRIEL B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,885.73 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, DIANE A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,885.59 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, AVERY P Employer name Town of Ancram Amount $47,885.58 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENT, MOLLIE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,885.48 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MEGAN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,885.48 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY PETRINO, UNA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $47,885.09 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA BELLA, CHRISTIAN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,885.02 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDELSON, BARRY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,885.01 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELL, SUZAN A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $47,884.98 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PATRICIA R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $47,884.87 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, NANCY E Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $47,884.63 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, HOPE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,884.34 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, CHARLES L Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,884.18 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VIRGINIA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,884.15 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAN, THOMAS E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,883.99 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WILLIE MAE M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $47,883.92 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMON, LAURIE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,883.87 Date 04/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SHANA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,883.46 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, MARIA CRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,883.33 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHNACKER, STEVEN D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,883.24 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILCHEZ, ARIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,883.13 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANE, MIGUEL A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,883.10 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, PETER M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,883.06 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, DAVID P Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $47,882.98 Date 12/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI-MAHONEY, MARIA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,882.98 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKOWICZ, ALISON M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,882.96 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIA, RUTH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,882.77 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALSKY, ERIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $47,882.69 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBITZ, BENJAMIN J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,882.38 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, THOMAS M Employer name Town of East Otto Amount $47,882.34 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DORIS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,882.24 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSIESKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $47,882.10 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GEORGE W Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,881.85 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JEAN JUNIOR Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,881.81 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKO, MAUREEN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,881.81 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELAINE Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $47,880.96 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,880.78 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, PENNY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,880.72 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRONE, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,880.67 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLER, STEVEN C Employer name Lockport Public Library Amount $47,880.65 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, JULIO Employer name Orange County Amount $47,880.62 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,880.49 Date 10/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System