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 SCHOENL, LAURA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,442.15 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CAROL J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $47,442.11 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG-YUKNIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,441.85 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, NICOLE C Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,441.60 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, KRISTIN L Employer name Education Department Amount $47,441.55 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ORLANDO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,441.33 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, JACK P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,441.20 Date 02/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, TRACY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,441.13 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURMAJ, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,440.88 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LYNN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,440.77 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, ALICIA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,440.76 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JERRY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,440.73 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODY L Employer name Village of Walton Amount $47,440.27 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CRAIG M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,440.20 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, INDIRA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,439.97 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETTS, KEVIN W, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $47,439.94 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,439.90 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, WILLIS S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,439.82 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, RONALD R Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $47,439.80 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, ROBYN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,439.78 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBREY, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,439.46 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATELLO, LOUIS C Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $47,439.44 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRANDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,439.26 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZI, GLENN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,438.99 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,438.98 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISRIPERSAUD, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,438.86 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, MARIE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,438.81 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MICHAEL A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $47,438.62 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, ZACHARY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,438.48 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEGELSKY, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $47,438.02 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, KEVIN T Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $47,437.96 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DEBRA E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $47,437.63 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKENBACH, NICOLE F Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,437.55 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, BRIAN K Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,437.46 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, JUSTIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,437.37 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOREST, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,437.27 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,436.97 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CAROL A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $47,436.76 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JOSE Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $47,436.56 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, RICHI D Employer name Village of Hobart Amount $47,436.46 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JARVIS D Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,436.08 Date 08/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KENNETH H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,435.82 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHILLA, STEPHANIE J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $47,435.75 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,435.59 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVAGGIO, MAUREEN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $47,435.13 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHARBASH, MOUSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,434.79 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, MICHELE L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,434.79 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KAREN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,434.77 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,434.77 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $47,434.73 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $47,434.38 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEW, JASON M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,434.08 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JENNIFER F Employer name Greene County Amount $47,433.81 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PRINCETTA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,433.72 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZAM, ZAKIA N Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $47,433.64 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, TWANA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,433.52 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ANN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,433.44 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, PATRICK G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,433.43 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVA, GALIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,433.33 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, CINDY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,433.25 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBROCK, PATRICIA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,433.19 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,433.00 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ERIC Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $47,432.99 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFE-TUCKER, MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,432.90 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, ERNEST T, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $47,432.84 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, AMY L Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $47,432.57 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,432.40 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEKRANS, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,432.37 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVACQUA, DAVID Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,432.28 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGELMEYER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,432.28 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DEBORAH M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,432.27 Date 05/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAREY, DEBRA K Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,432.21 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURTADO, LISSETTE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,432.07 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,431.97 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DAVID N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,431.88 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOHN W Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,431.74 Date 03/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDER, KEVIN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,431.74 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, JENNIFFER M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,431.48 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKI, RHONDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,431.46 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, SANDRA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,431.39 Date 01/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, ROBERT P Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,431.35 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,431.31 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, KATE E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,431.03 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, LAWRENCE L, JR Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $47,430.70 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAND, WILLIAM F Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $47,430.32 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, AMY S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,430.02 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALJUKIC, ERMIN Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,430.00 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, BRITTANY M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,429.86 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $47,429.52 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, NADINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,429.51 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CAROLYN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,429.34 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, OMATTIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,429.29 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYA, ONNA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,429.14 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIA, LORI L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,429.10 Date 01/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM-MOORE, CAROLYNE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,428.55 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, ROSA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,428.46 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, THOMAS A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,428.36 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DONALD E, II Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,428.27 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALICE, JUSTIN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,427.84 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES R, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,427.24 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System