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 WIESNER, MICHELLE A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,774.62 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEGA, CONSTANCE A Employer name Broome County Amount $47,774.57 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, SHERRI K Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $47,774.23 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRA, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $47,774.03 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABREY, BARRY K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,773.99 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, RAYMOND Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $47,773.76 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,773.57 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, LESLIE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,773.36 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPKA, THERESA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,773.26 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, KRISTEN N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,773.19 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JERRY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,773.03 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DAVID J Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $47,772.98 Date 05/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, MATTHEW Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,772.83 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RACHEAL E Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,772.49 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TILBURG, NANCY M Employer name Orange County Amount $47,772.48 Date 02/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTZMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,772.48 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JULIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,772.45 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, ANITA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,772.17 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,772.08 Date 08/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL R Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,771.87 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYER, ROBIN N Employer name Washington County Amount $47,771.61 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, TIMOTHY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,771.57 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, VINCENT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,771.54 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, SHARI L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $47,771.51 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PHILLIP A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,771.13 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDISI, MURPHY M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,770.63 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBECK, ANDREA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,770.57 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DEBORAH K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,770.56 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, MELANIE A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,770.50 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Gerry Amount $47,769.89 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMINS, DAVID J Employer name Village of Vernon Amount $47,769.32 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SCOTT A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,769.27 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JO ANN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $47,769.26 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELMAN, BENJAMIN G Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $47,768.83 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGORSKI, AMY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,768.72 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, KERI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,768.56 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JAMES M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $47,768.37 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXEL, LISA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,768.34 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAREZO, PABLO J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,768.30 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, SUZANNE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,768.24 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDECEK, KAREN G Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $47,768.21 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAXLER, GENE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,768.20 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAUSLIN, BETHANI L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,768.17 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIKONIS, SANDRA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,767.74 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,767.60 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFANS, GERALD L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,767.46 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, AYSHA T Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $47,767.25 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, COREY C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,767.01 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAICO, MICHAEL T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,766.96 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SUSAN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,766.81 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDNEY, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,766.81 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DOROTHY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,766.77 Date 04/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMBIEWSKI, MARK A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $47,766.69 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHEL, BRYAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,766.41 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGO, ZACHARY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,766.17 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, SUE L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $47,766.09 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, WILLIAM R Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $47,766.00 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JESSE T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,765.81 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ERICA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,765.59 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZAK, JUDY A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,765.56 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKE, ANDREA J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,765.56 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, JAMES S, JR Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $47,765.46 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUE, SHANE F Employer name Town of Salina Amount $47,765.42 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $47,765.42 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, MICHAEL V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,765.39 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOZZI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,765.37 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, DONALD A Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $47,765.31 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,765.24 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOIA, SHARON A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,765.21 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW-WRIGHT, PENELOPE H Employer name Warren County Amount $47,765.15 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, DAVID H Employer name Erie County Amount $47,765.09 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBERI, QERIM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $47,765.03 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORNE, KRISTIN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,764.98 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BILLY F, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,764.97 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARD, JOANN F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,764.95 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, HELEN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,764.44 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASI, DIANA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,764.38 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,764.35 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMLEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Education Department Amount $47,764.31 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LORI K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,764.31 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BRYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,764.15 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANCI, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,763.90 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY M, II Employer name City of Elmira Amount $47,763.83 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBO, PETER J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $47,763.71 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DALE R Employer name Orange County Amount $47,763.67 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Diana Amount $47,763.57 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, BRIAN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,763.56 Date 07/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUANY, WILLIAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,763.55 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODIT, LESLIE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,763.22 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, SOFIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,763.10 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANNETTE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,762.77 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMIASIE, JOANNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,762.75 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EVELYN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,762.61 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CARL E, JR Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $47,761.97 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, RHONDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $47,761.89 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, RONALD Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $47,761.85 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESCH, RICHARD Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $47,761.71 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAH, PATRICIA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,761.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, RITA K Employer name City of Fulton Amount $47,761.46 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, SUSAN G Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $47,761.12 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System