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 PRESTON, CHAD T Employer name Town of Southport Amount $47,587.17 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, NICOLE A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $47,586.94 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAIME D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,586.87 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, SCOTT A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,586.55 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODYEAR, CALE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $47,586.36 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, ALISSA E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,586.23 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, TASMIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,586.21 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMERANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,586.11 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ELAINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $47,586.07 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, STEVEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,585.95 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CHERYL A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $47,585.95 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARTIN K Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,585.86 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIENZO, JOANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,585.74 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JOYCE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,585.67 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, MARGARET A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,585.61 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, TERESA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,585.56 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTUK, MARY E Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $47,585.23 Date 06/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURK, LEON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,585.16 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $47,585.13 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, GLADYS Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $47,585.12 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EARL R Employer name Town of Gainesville Amount $47,585.00 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, DEVIN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,584.69 Date 11/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, KARONE D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $47,584.35 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,584.35 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, STEPHANIE T Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $47,584.31 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBARON, TIMOTHY Q Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,584.22 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NICOLE E Employer name Orange County Amount $47,583.73 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUDO, LUZ M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $47,583.67 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLACROCE, LAURA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,583.63 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, RICHARD R Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,583.31 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, ERIC A Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,583.29 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANDRE T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,583.29 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,583.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR-RIEHLE, MARY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,582.95 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MELINDA H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,582.94 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ROBERT C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $47,582.94 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, SOPHIA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,582.77 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,582.76 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DAVID Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $47,582.25 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, MEGHAN E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $47,582.09 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, SHARRY L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $47,582.09 Date 11/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIDLE, LISA M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $47,582.09 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, YOLANDA Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $47,582.09 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOREY-PHIBBS, DEBORAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,582.09 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, ABBE M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $47,581.99 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVIOTTI, MARIA Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $47,581.96 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGEKUTTY, BIJOY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,581.80 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPENSKI, PAUL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,581.57 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAVITA, MARGARET L Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $47,581.35 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, GINA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,581.25 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEPENTO, MARVIN L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,581.21 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, GEORGE J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $47,581.17 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, ELAINE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,580.93 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBI, FRANK Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $47,580.79 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHERYL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,580.76 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZZUTO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,580.45 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, TINNELL O Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,580.37 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELG, LINDA B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,580.34 Date 03/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLECKI, ROMAN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,580.15 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, ARTHUR R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,580.15 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHBERG, DOROTHY D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,580.09 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDERSMARCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $47,580.08 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ANDREW P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,579.91 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANITCH, FRANCIS H Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $47,579.85 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CHARLY K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,579.72 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAYDDY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,579.69 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $47,579.30 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DIANE C Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $47,578.95 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPAHL, PAULA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,578.68 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDY, GARY E Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $47,578.56 Date 05/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONIS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,578.25 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STAR M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,578.04 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ERROL ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,577.94 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KAREN M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,577.78 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHANEUF, MEGAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,577.23 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, DONALD R Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,576.95 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, KENNETH M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,576.93 Date 12/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLIS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $47,576.86 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGOZZI, MAUREEN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,576.85 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDEKER, JON F Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $47,576.82 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, AMANDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,576.73 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,576.49 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSELLI, CARMINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $47,576.46 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,576.37 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, FRITZ O Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $47,576.10 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, TERESA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,575.93 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, SHEILA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,575.93 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JENNIFER L Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $47,575.55 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KAREN E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,575.48 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KENNETH H Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $47,574.95 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $47,574.78 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JASON D Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,574.39 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,574.38 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNY, ROBERT H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,574.38 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MARY E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,574.37 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICH, MATTHEW W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,574.37 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, JEFFREY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,574.29 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, ERIC D Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $47,574.10 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REULBACH, PATRICK A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $47,574.02 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, ELIZABETH Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,573.86 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System