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 VIGO, CLIFTON W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,864.85 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SADE C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,864.85 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYKE, THERESA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,864.74 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, MICHELLE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,864.33 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, LAUREN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,864.32 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, BAMBIE L Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $47,864.16 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, THOMAS D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,864.11 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SHAKEYVA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,863.89 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUXIER, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,863.89 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTONIA, KAREN J Employer name Erie County Amount $47,863.85 Date 12/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, COLEEN F Employer name Broome County Amount $47,863.45 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, MELODY Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $47,862.68 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HILDA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,862.63 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKE, SUEY K Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $47,862.56 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALERIE D Employer name Albany County Amount $47,862.14 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, CARMEN Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $47,861.91 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOSEPH J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,861.59 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETE, DOREEN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,861.41 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTOWICH, ROBERT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,861.10 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVON, PATRICIA A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $47,861.09 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LUIS A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,860.96 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUHNS, DIANE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $47,860.66 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARTINA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $47,860.55 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMES, SCOTT W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,860.53 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETHERS, FRANKLIN L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,860.44 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMOND, SUZANNAH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,860.43 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLOW BYCZYNSKI, PAULA M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,860.31 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLA, MICHAEL W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,860.17 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Brookfield Amount $47,860.15 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDREW T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,860.12 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, TRACY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,860.12 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUER, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,860.06 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JOHN A Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,860.05 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DANE S Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $47,859.82 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOANN C Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,859.67 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, GREGORY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,859.66 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, NANCY L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,859.62 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Homer Amount $47,858.99 Date 05/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DAKOTA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,858.91 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTLIFF, KEITH L Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $47,858.89 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWINSKI, LISA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,858.60 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, FELIX T Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $47,858.51 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCA, IRMA Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $47,858.49 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $47,858.40 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, STEPHANIE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,858.32 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,858.28 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOURACA, AKMEED K Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,858.28 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, MICHELLE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,858.20 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, IRVING J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,858.05 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,858.02 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, ROBERT W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,858.01 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,857.98 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Richmondville Amount $47,857.69 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, ALLEN W Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $47,857.55 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTO, JASON A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $47,857.31 Date 07/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESBY, DARREN R Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $47,857.18 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIEN, LA TASHA M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,856.85 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, GERMAN, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,856.79 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKE, SCOTT D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,856.65 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, LEE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,856.57 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAPP, CARLTON D Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,856.40 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DELL, DARLENE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,856.30 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, CAROL A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $47,856.19 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMENIK, YEFIM Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,855.96 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILFINGER, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,855.65 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN C Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $47,855.18 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RONALD P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,855.03 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, BRUCE N Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $47,854.86 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBOURIS, GAIL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,854.81 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNENKAMP, DANIEL G Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $47,854.72 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SANDRA L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $47,854.66 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JEFFREY R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,854.66 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, JASON S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,854.46 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $47,854.32 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINGARDNER, LYNN MARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,853.96 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCZAJ, SUSAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,853.88 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,853.81 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,853.58 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, BRENDAN K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,853.55 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNODDY, CATHERINE M Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $47,853.48 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,853.42 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,853.34 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, ERIC W Employer name Education Department Amount $47,853.25 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, CHERYL A Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,852.82 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRUZZESE, MATTHEW J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $47,852.79 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, FRED J Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $47,852.50 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BENNETT V Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $47,852.47 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JANICE L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $47,852.37 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Peru Amount $47,852.07 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, CHRISTINE D Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $47,851.95 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,851.91 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LUANNE P Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $47,851.82 Date 01/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARIANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,851.72 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGERON, ALAN L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,851.69 Date 06/29/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MARY-ELLEN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $47,851.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY, VELETIA O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,851.22 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROSE M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $47,850.90 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, ADRIANNE M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $47,850.83 Date 12/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPE, MITCHELL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,850.42 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHNE, GABRIELLA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,850.31 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System