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 EDWARDS, SCOTT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,832.44 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAY, CARON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,832.42 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARC, JEAN KENOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,832.42 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, ANTHONY M, SR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,832.19 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDYNA, TARAS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,831.76 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $47,831.47 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONI, DAWN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,831.45 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,831.37 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DONNELL D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,830.74 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHARLES L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,830.72 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MANDA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,830.37 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUERADO, MICHELLE D Employer name Broome County Amount $47,830.33 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIEZER, PIERRE LOUIS Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $47,830.33 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, TAMMY J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,830.32 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DE VAUGHN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,830.17 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $47,829.87 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHELE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,829.81 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, SALVATORE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,829.71 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZARE, JOHN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,828.98 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NOEMI E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,828.88 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,828.87 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOFFRE, LAURA J Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $47,828.70 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEEREN, SHANNON M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,828.56 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, MICHELE D Employer name Greene County Amount $47,828.29 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, KATELYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,828.26 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, VITO T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,827.88 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUDI, JOSHUA L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,827.79 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATITUCCI, DIANNE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,827.59 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, JEDADIAH D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $47,827.33 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTLER, CHRISTINA N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,827.14 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,827.05 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECHER, JESSICA B Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $47,826.99 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLAM, MELINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,826.94 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SUSAN W Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,826.93 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SCOTT D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,826.76 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOQUETTE, JOSHUA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,826.35 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDI, SRISAI HARSHAVARDHAN R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $47,826.27 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, HONAG Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,826.23 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, RECARDO Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,825.82 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, THOMAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,825.72 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, PATRICIA A Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $47,825.48 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JENNIFER E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,825.34 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKE, GARY L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,825.34 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,825.26 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, BHAVANA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,824.91 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METS, JAMES E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,824.90 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, DEXTER K Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $47,824.79 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, MICHELLE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,824.75 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JAMES N Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,824.32 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, JO ANN M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $47,824.21 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUTA, MARK R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,824.17 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, LUIS A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,824.07 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, COLEEN M Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $47,824.04 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATON, OCESA B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,824.02 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSSACK, ERICK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,823.92 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERIO, VINCE D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $47,823.89 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMSBEE, LYNN M Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $47,823.89 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNETT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,823.81 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,823.69 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGKAS, LIGIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,823.35 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG-REUTER, TRACY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,823.32 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINELLI, SAMUEL D Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,822.98 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, ABIGAIL L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $47,822.88 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, RORY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,822.85 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, NATALIE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,822.73 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,822.68 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, GINA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,822.45 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID L Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $47,822.08 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ALVIN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,821.95 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH J Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,821.93 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-FRERE, IRMICE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,821.67 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JASON Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $47,821.60 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOSI, DANIELLE N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,821.52 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAILAND, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,821.51 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Sanford Amount $47,821.48 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDRE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,821.44 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, MARLINE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,821.40 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, ALLEN J Employer name Town of Throop Amount $47,821.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTE, LINDA M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,820.92 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNDERS, MARK R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,820.78 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARICO, NANCY A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,820.71 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASYLEVSKYY, DENYS Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,820.64 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, GREGORY K Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,820.52 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SHARON E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,820.04 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTEIGER, KIRSTIN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,819.87 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSANEIN, MONA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,819.87 Date 03/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-GILBERT, JILLIAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,819.73 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,819.21 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, JOSEPH Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,819.07 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKMAN, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,819.03 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, MICHAEL A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $47,818.80 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JANICE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,818.74 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHETKO, TIMOTHY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,818.74 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN, THOMAS Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,818.73 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROM, MARGARET M Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $47,818.69 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, LOREN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,818.32 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HELEN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,818.19 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTO, JILLIAN A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $47,818.18 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, THOMAS C, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,818.11 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARELLI, NANCY C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $47,817.96 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System