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 COLAVITO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,457.03 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERRO, MARYANN Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $47,456.99 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANGER, CINDY D Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $47,456.31 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $47,456.20 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWYER, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,455.78 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DANIELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,455.42 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JENNIFER Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,455.37 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, ARTHUR M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,455.32 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSI, PATIENCE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,455.23 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJDA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Madison County Amount $47,455.20 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSFIELD, CHERYL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,455.15 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,455.00 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGER, BRIAN D Employer name Greene County Amount $47,454.52 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, GERARD R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,454.20 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, HERBERT S Employer name Town of Grafton Amount $47,454.17 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIGNANI, FRANK B Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $47,453.99 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, ARTHUR L Employer name Town of Potter Amount $47,453.84 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAINI, ROBERT L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,453.79 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SARAH C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,453.77 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURCZAK, KEITH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,453.44 Date 05/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DOROTHY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,453.20 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICKY L Employer name Town of Hartwick Amount $47,452.93 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, TYLER J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,452.87 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASSOLT, SARA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,452.75 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ALFO O Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $47,452.70 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, ELIZABETH H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,452.66 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, VALERIE A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,452.62 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS P Employer name Albany County Amount $47,452.29 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIFCHOCK, MARGUERITE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,452.04 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, STEPHEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,451.96 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, CLYDINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,451.88 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABERS, ALBERT C, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,451.56 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,451.33 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, CATHERINE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,451.29 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEERS, MATTHEW D Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,450.96 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RUBIN R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,450.95 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, ARLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,450.75 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLUFFO, THOMAS D, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,450.63 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, DEREK C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,450.52 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWOLAK, JESSICA A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $47,450.44 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, AMY L Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $47,450.32 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEFFERY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $47,450.27 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $47,450.10 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARD, TODD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,449.75 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATTO, RYAN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,449.62 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,449.36 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATERZA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,449.31 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, JOANNA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,449.23 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,449.19 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, RYAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,449.18 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHNAN, NITHYA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,449.13 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, MARIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,449.07 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, MARYBETH Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $47,449.01 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEZGUN, LAUREL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,448.90 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTUTTLER, GEORGE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,448.41 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, CAROL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,448.37 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNACK, AMY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,448.08 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PAUL R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $47,448.07 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LENNAN, LISA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,448.06 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOD, ALLAN DC Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,448.04 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUT, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,447.90 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPAGLIA, LINDA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $47,447.82 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, KRISTYNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,447.65 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, LESLIE J Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $47,447.57 Date 12/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHERRI L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $47,447.46 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, GERMESIA O Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,447.27 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, AHCZER DV Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,447.27 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRADLEY M Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $47,446.93 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, NICHOLAS W Employer name Town of Highland Amount $47,446.90 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILL, MITCHELL Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,446.76 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE-PHILLIPS, BETTY M Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $47,446.50 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, BRANDON C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,446.25 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, CORRIE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,446.06 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHEILA D Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,446.05 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,446.02 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, PAUL Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,445.94 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDAVID, JANE A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,445.85 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPPOLO, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,445.63 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSA, LULA G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,445.39 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,445.24 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, PAMELA J Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $47,445.19 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, DEBORAH A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,444.52 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREEDY, LORIE Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $47,444.50 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILAN, SARAH A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,444.48 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKAR, MALISSA E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,444.48 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYENE, CHRISTIAN C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $47,444.33 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, GLORIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,444.32 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ALAN D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $47,444.18 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIN, GARRY Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,444.10 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZESNIAK, ELIZABETH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,444.02 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILON, MEAGAN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,443.99 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, JEREMY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,443.98 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, BONNIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,443.80 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, KATHLEEN R Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $47,443.74 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, LAURIE A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $47,443.66 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFFREY P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,443.44 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, ANTHONY R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,442.92 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTZ, TERRI L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,442.68 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, SUSAN Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $47,442.34 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARI M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,442.21 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System