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 WILLIAMS, TONI S D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,644.97 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRINGER, PHILIP C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,644.90 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $47,644.87 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATRINO, MARLENE F Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $47,644.87 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DONNA S Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $47,644.87 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, JONELLE U Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,644.80 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCUCCI, MARIA G Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $47,644.71 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LUCILLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,644.70 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $47,644.70 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JASON P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,644.47 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, ERIC P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,644.44 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, MATTHEW P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,644.21 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COISSON, ROBERT D Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,644.12 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASZ, JOSEPH D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $47,644.05 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, FLORENCE E Employer name Albany County Amount $47,644.05 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, FREDERICK A Employer name Town of Arkwright Amount $47,644.04 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, RUTH A Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $47,643.74 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,643.61 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG S Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $47,643.38 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAURA E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,643.35 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEBY, WAYNE T Employer name Orange County Amount $47,643.11 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,642.97 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNLIFFE, LISA Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $47,642.90 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANDO, DARLENE M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $47,642.89 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JENNIFER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,642.70 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LISA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,642.67 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,642.63 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, GERALDINE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $47,642.57 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ARGENTINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,642.51 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LINDA L Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $47,642.32 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ORFELINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,642.29 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, MARIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,642.17 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, SARAH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,641.98 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,641.98 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, WAYNE R Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $47,641.22 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, LUCILLE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,641.08 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, NICOLE L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $47,641.01 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, PAMELA R Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $47,640.85 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, DANIEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,640.62 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, TIMOTHY P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,640.62 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, VICKI L Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,640.25 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODEUR, YVETTE M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,639.97 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, JOHN K Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,639.87 Date 12/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, ELAINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,639.84 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JUSTIN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,639.73 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KENNETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,639.68 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFARI, FRANCIS J Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,639.38 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, GALEN M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,639.35 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCO, GARY R, II Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $47,639.27 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, DAVID G Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,639.23 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TRACEY L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,639.18 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, ROBERT P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,638.68 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, LENORE Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $47,638.52 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BRADLEY D Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $47,638.48 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, SHAWN F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,638.34 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKSTRA, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,638.30 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, ATTA Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $47,638.28 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, KEITH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,638.14 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,638.12 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHARISSE R Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,638.10 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRESI, ROSALBINA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,637.86 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, BRIAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,637.78 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHMEDOVIC, MERSIDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,637.31 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, CODY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,637.16 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CARMEN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,636.97 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, BEVERLY Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $47,636.37 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARLON D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,636.33 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, DEBORAH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,636.13 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, JAMES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,635.95 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPENHAVER, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,635.50 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HYJALEN C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,635.44 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KELLY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,635.28 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEISHER, JOHN R Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $47,635.20 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, DANIELLE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,634.98 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, HEATHER M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $47,634.92 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,634.82 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PENNI S Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $47,634.77 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, FRED J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,634.70 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAN, SHEILA J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $47,634.69 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWICZ, THOMAS Employer name Town of Western Amount $47,634.65 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,634.30 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SEAN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,634.20 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, MARY JO T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,633.52 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, GLADYS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,633.30 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM P Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $47,633.24 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, GINA R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,633.04 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMQUIST, MORGAN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,633.04 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, SANDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,632.93 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSER, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,632.92 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BENJAMIN T Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $47,632.85 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, AARON Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $47,632.79 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTON, MICHELE Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $47,632.41 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MARY E Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $47,632.20 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIC P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,632.16 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, MELANIE J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,632.05 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIOLA, TERESA E Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $47,632.03 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMIRE, SARA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $47,631.72 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE-WHALEN, COURTNEY Employer name Washington County Amount $47,631.69 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORWAT, DARCY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,631.66 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, CURTIS J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $47,631.58 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System