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 SANCHEZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,700.69 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, DALE H, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,700.64 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, CARMELITA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,700.64 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST. HILAIRE, ROBIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,700.64 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JENNIFER L Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $47,700.44 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULSKI, CATHERINE F Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,700.24 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, DENISE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,700.24 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $47,700.14 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIGNONE, VALERIE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,700.12 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHERYL L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $47,699.81 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $47,699.74 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, LAURA M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $47,699.39 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, KIMBERLY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,699.19 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNER, SHELLEY M Employer name Town of Colton Amount $47,699.13 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, KEVIN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,698.96 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHELLY L Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $47,698.84 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STACIE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,698.81 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAMONTE, JARED J Employer name Village of Caledonia Amount $47,698.80 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDKINS, LYNN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,698.74 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELSTON, AUDREY Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,698.73 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KAREN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,698.62 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, CATHLEEN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,698.60 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLL, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,698.51 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOSKY, JACOB P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,698.42 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERRE, LEON Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,698.28 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DIANE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,698.12 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SEAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,697.99 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUENEMOERDER, WILLIAM C Employer name Barker CSD Amount $47,697.92 Date 05/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, WARREN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $47,697.81 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-BAKER, ASHLEY T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,697.78 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETER, JENNIFER C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,697.43 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $47,697.05 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JASON R Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,696.82 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LESLIE L Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $47,696.64 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDELL, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,696.46 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, TRACIE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,696.42 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KIM M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $47,696.17 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMAN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,695.87 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,695.75 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, APRIL R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,695.50 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELO, AARON E Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,695.48 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROGER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,695.46 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAFFIDI-THOMPSON, MARGARET E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,695.37 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MELISSA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,695.29 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-HAMDY, DOREEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,694.34 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,694.10 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, CORI I Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $47,693.97 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMARTIE COLLESIDES, ESTRALITA Employer name Education Department Amount $47,693.85 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,693.78 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, ANGELA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $47,693.51 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, NEIL L Employer name Town of Western Amount $47,693.44 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JOHN Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $47,693.43 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, WILLIAM C Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $47,693.40 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEAD, DONNA V Employer name Albany County Amount $47,693.35 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, BERNICE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,692.79 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ANN E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $47,692.69 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZGALA, MICHAEL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,692.61 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINYARD, ANNE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,692.60 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,692.55 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, PEDRO F Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $47,692.44 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MARK A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,692.00 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,691.98 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, WILLIAM J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,691.89 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, ANGELO P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,691.80 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPS, ANDREA F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,691.56 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, KENNETH A Employer name Jasper-Troupsburg CSD Amount $47,691.55 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERN, MARK J Employer name Erie County Amount $47,691.28 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, IRIS N Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,691.27 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVUCCI, DOMENIC E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,691.20 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOANNIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,691.18 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APARICIO, GERALD, JR Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $47,691.14 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELIFORD, LENORA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,691.03 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, CODY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,689.59 Date 09/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, HEIDI D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,689.53 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTT, JOHN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,689.49 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, JOHN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,689.38 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,688.85 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTH, GRETCHEN E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,688.53 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXLER, MARY A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $47,688.50 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, DAWN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,688.50 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, FREDERICK D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,688.47 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, SALLY ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $47,688.46 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOX, THOMAS M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,688.28 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, KELLY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,688.08 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKERSON, JANINE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,687.80 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONI, MARISOL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,687.52 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARRY G Employer name Albany County Amount $47,687.52 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, DANIEL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,687.51 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT F Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $47,687.42 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, DOMINICK J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $47,687.40 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,687.20 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, DEBORAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,687.04 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, HOWARD Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,686.90 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,686.85 Date 12/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, EFRAIM, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,686.78 Date 10/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTS, DOUGLAS F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,686.63 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, DONALD J, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,686.35 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, MATTHEW G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,686.30 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOHN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,686.25 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $47,686.23 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System