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 WARWICK, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,732.28 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HEATHER R Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $47,732.15 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGU, KINGSLEY C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,732.09 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNOLL, JESSICA K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,731.98 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, LARRY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,731.89 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, STEVEN W, SR Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $47,731.54 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, LISA A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,731.47 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EVERTON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,731.29 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JESSICA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,731.17 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, ROSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,730.95 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,730.94 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOMINO, LUIGI Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $47,730.82 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, HEATHER M Employer name Hoosick Housing Authority Amount $47,730.80 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,730.65 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLATI, DAVID J Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,730.59 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWNS, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,730.30 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, JORDAN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $47,730.25 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, CHERYL A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,729.81 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESTON, PAMELA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,729.78 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDENBAKER, JOHN K Employer name City of Olean Amount $47,729.68 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEZEVIC, ZDRAVKO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,729.22 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, GREG C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,729.10 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VICKIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,729.05 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMANEK, GLENN J Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $47,728.96 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAHNESTOCK, SHANE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,728.94 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHAN, BEVERLY E Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $47,728.50 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, CLARISSA R Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $47,728.39 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SAMANTHA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,728.19 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMULLEN, RANZALYN S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $47,728.03 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, DEBORAH M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,727.91 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK, MILLIE D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,727.78 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIWETHER, RUBY D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,727.61 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PAUL H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,727.55 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTI, LINDSEY A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,727.26 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, SANDRA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,727.02 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, ERNEST J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,726.86 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERDE, ELIZABETH Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $47,726.69 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DEBRA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,725.08 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDWIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,724.79 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TERRANCE J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,724.76 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLA, JULIE H Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,724.72 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LORIANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,724.54 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, BETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,724.40 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,724.39 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, LOUIS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,724.28 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFER, SCOTT A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $47,724.23 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DENISE M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $47,724.21 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOTT, JAMES W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,723.93 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, DIANA L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $47,723.75 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCHALA, MARYON C Employer name Erie County Amount $47,723.66 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZERT, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,723.43 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPIN, BEATRICE M Employer name Greene County Amount $47,723.24 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROE, PETER F Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,723.14 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYK, TIMOTHY D Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $47,723.07 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCZES, KAROLINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,722.32 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, MARK C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,722.16 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, PATRICIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,722.04 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ-CERNA, FABIOLA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,721.66 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, DONNA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,721.44 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBEL, CHELLY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,721.42 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KYLE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,721.20 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOSEPH P Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $47,721.04 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,720.81 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRICK, APRIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,720.15 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ZACHARIA L Employer name Village of Cleveland Amount $47,720.14 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, DIANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,720.02 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAREN A Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $47,720.02 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDINO, DIANA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,719.87 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,719.85 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $47,719.83 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLIN, CATHY L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $47,719.80 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLUH, YITZCHOK Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $47,719.46 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, WILLIAM H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,719.24 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, FARAH L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,719.19 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, SHANNON E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,719.16 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, JOYCE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,719.08 Date 12/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, TYHISHA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,718.92 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, EDDIE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,718.69 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, KRISTIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,718.66 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVER, COURTNEY H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,718.66 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DIEDRE R Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,718.66 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,718.24 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOVIC, LINDA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,718.15 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GEOFFREY A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $47,718.12 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNO, CHELSEA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,718.09 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKRAKIS, DESPINA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,717.56 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JOHN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,717.53 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, BETHANY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,717.42 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PETER J Employer name Madison County Amount $47,717.37 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDE, BETTE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,717.34 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-O'BRIEN, DOROTHY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,717.08 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CAROLYN M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $47,717.06 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, KIRSTEN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,716.97 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, SUSAN L Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $47,716.90 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DIANE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,716.81 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, NAKIA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,716.75 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOOJA, NAVINDER S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,716.71 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLESCH, THOMAS M Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $47,716.41 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, DEREK M Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,716.41 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASERO, JOSEPH E, II Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,716.26 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System