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 GAROFOLO, ROSEANNA Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,546.98 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, RICHARD M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,546.90 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CAROLYN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,546.77 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEROME A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,546.73 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRETH, STEPHEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,546.61 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, PHILIP R, II Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,546.60 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $47,546.36 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JEANENNE C Employer name Albany County Amount $47,546.31 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMARTSOVA, MARIYA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,546.20 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,546.11 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, QUILON Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,546.07 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KEN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,546.01 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAGGIONI, LORI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,546.00 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, ANGELO Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $47,546.00 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOANNE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,545.79 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLISON, FRANK L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,545.63 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMONE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,545.37 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RIORDAN, EMER A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $47,545.10 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKACHEN, TIGI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,544.84 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,544.60 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,544.40 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ROSEMARY S Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,544.30 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JAMES R Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $47,544.13 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETINE, MOLLY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,543.89 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, JABRAIL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $47,543.89 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $47,543.58 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, CAROL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,543.53 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY S Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $47,543.16 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JONATHAN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,543.10 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SAMANTHA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,542.96 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANNA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,542.95 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOECK, GREGORY T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,542.91 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NADINE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,542.68 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEF, WILLIAM A, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,542.61 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, DEBORAH E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,542.57 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCHETT, DONNA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,542.55 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, HOLLY N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,541.82 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, NANCY L Employer name Essex County Amount $47,541.60 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,541.40 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKAL, ALFRED A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,541.09 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MEIGHAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,541.06 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, AMANDA M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $47,540.58 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SONI Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $47,540.53 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNARE, PHILIP M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,540.47 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDELL, DANIEL C, JR Employer name City of Hornell Amount $47,540.35 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, TIMOTHY V, II Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,540.28 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,540.05 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, ISIS M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,539.57 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, NEIL G Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $47,539.39 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,539.26 Date 03/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JUDITH L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,539.26 Date 05/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, JOSEPH Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $47,539.19 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, YU TIK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,539.01 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHRISTINE D Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $47,538.95 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, MATTHEW M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $47,538.59 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTINI, PAUL J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $47,538.55 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIE, STEVEN T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,538.52 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $47,538.44 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, JOHN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,538.35 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,538.03 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $47,537.66 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYF, CLAUDIA L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,537.60 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, ROBERT A, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,537.46 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GRACE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,537.15 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, IMAMODEEN A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,536.94 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, NICOLE L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $47,536.90 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANO, LOUISA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,536.86 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, LAURA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,536.83 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DERRICK Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,536.67 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINYOMBO, REUBEN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,536.65 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, MAGDALENA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,536.65 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLE, SHELLY L Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $47,536.53 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINCHEK, RANDALL T, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,536.49 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADUE, DONNA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,536.48 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, GEORDIE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,536.07 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, DENNINE L Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $47,535.82 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LUKE W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,535.76 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, ERICKA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,535.59 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, DOROTHIE B Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,535.43 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBERRY, DAVID J Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $47,535.26 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNON, GABRIELLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,535.19 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, DAWN M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $47,535.10 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, LISA R Employer name Town of Porter Amount $47,534.89 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $47,534.63 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $47,534.51 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, CAROL A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,534.49 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHTRY, VERONICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,534.48 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,534.20 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULETT, PHYLLIS E Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,534.04 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBORAH A Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $47,533.96 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRKINS, DIANA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,533.84 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, SHERYL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $47,533.76 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, STACEY L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,533.58 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,533.41 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTLER, DENISE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,533.25 Date 03/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DARREL L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,532.95 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATARYN, ROMAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,532.23 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TERRA S Employer name Broome County Amount $47,532.03 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Perrysburg Amount $47,531.88 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASE, MICHAEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,531.80 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System