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 MENGEL, GERALDINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,517.04 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAROSA, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,516.98 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Mount Morris Amount $47,516.55 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALBERT, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,516.52 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, HELAYNE M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,516.20 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, ALLEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,516.05 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHERYL A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,516.04 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, VERA E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,516.04 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEMAN, CINDY L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $47,515.18 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SUSAN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,515.17 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIFFRE, PAMELA J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $47,514.93 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUIS A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,514.71 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSSZA, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,514.44 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, JOSETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,514.19 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKO, RUTH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,513.20 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, TRACEY A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,512.97 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIA, DONNA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,512.97 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LUANNE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,512.86 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, DEBORAH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,512.80 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYMM, DEBRA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,512.79 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, LARRY J Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $47,512.78 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JEFFREY T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,512.73 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SEAN F Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $47,512.53 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GLADYS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,511.68 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIX, MARIA Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $47,511.63 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,511.59 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYER, LENA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,511.52 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, MARCEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,511.37 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONETTE, DANIELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,511.36 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBRA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $47,511.36 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LAURIE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,511.04 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITTEL, MARGARET C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,510.88 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTER, KRISTOPHER L Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,510.67 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, TERESA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,510.44 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,510.34 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, KEITH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,510.26 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, EBONY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,510.18 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFOLABI, ADEKUNLE B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,510.01 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, SCOTT M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $47,509.96 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEL, KRISTAL S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLOTTA, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, USHA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DONALD R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KELLEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, GERARD J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, AMANDA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FRANKLIN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDDA, WENDY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, GISELA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHAUS, PAIGE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,509.72 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONOLD, CHARLES T Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,509.65 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, NICHOLAS B Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $47,509.61 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDINO, DANIEL M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,509.51 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-CARMENATTY, CARRIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,509.22 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, EDEN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,509.19 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALFRED Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,509.10 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, PHILLIP I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,509.09 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,509.08 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOURDON, DAVID A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $47,508.41 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $47,508.39 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZOL, DONNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,508.22 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN-LEWIS, LORRAINE J Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $47,508.16 Date 07/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LINDA M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,507.95 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DEANNA L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,507.88 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, KARL G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,507.63 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DEWAYNE C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,507.45 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWRIE, LAURIE C Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $47,507.32 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONIK, EDWARD P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,507.18 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCK, RANDY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,506.95 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ADAM M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,506.85 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, RANDEE F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,506.67 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, MANSOOR A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $47,506.58 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, SILVIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,506.50 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, SHERRY A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $47,506.36 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BONNIE L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,506.34 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,506.25 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGRZYN, DONNA R Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $47,505.64 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERME, NICHOLAS L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,505.22 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAACK, GRACE A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $47,505.07 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRICO, BERNICE E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,504.79 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, PREETHA REJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,504.68 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SCOTT E Employer name Madison County Amount $47,504.67 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ELIJAH, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,504.66 Date 12/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURE, LINDA R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $47,504.32 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN E, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,504.05 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZONA, DAVE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,503.91 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DAVID C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,503.75 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALYNSKA, ZOYA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $47,503.45 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, NANCY K Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,503.44 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIE, VALERIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,503.13 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $47,503.12 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, KENNETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,502.96 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Riga Amount $47,502.77 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MELVIN T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,502.35 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,502.31 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, NEIL A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $47,502.09 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,501.74 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LARRY P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $47,501.50 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, LYNN B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,501.39 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System