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 AYERS, ELIZABETH S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,414.17 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,413.70 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSMAN, LUCAS J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,413.70 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JEFFREY P, JR Employer name Village of Depew Amount $47,413.64 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANDREA Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $47,413.63 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKETT, THOMAS P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,413.62 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONTE, GINA M Employer name Town of Paris Amount $47,413.50 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARFMAN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,412.95 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, CHRISTINE N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,412.89 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, TARA B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,412.61 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, LAURA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,412.55 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $47,412.27 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, LOURDES E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,411.99 Date 06/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, BARBARA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,411.91 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SCOTT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,411.42 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, JAMES Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $47,411.40 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUER, DARREN B Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $47,411.37 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSER, JEFFREY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,411.36 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, LISA K Employer name City of Batavia Amount $47,411.35 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTALINI, LENORE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, SONIA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENZANG, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-ROBINSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MIRIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARDO, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 11/28/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, FELIX A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,411.20 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, MARK F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,411.10 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCIL, LAURIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,410.96 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISKY, DUSTIN A Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $47,410.73 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTOLO, JANET Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $47,410.70 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, JAMES W, JR Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $47,410.58 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, MICHELE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,410.57 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DAWN M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $47,410.02 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, SCOTT D Employer name Madison County Amount $47,410.01 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILFIGER, JORDAN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,409.95 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDON, GARY W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,409.87 Date 08/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, PATRICIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,409.86 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TAMI Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,409.81 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JASON Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,409.80 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, BRUCE K Employer name Washington County Amount $47,409.48 Date 06/15/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINATOMBY, ROHONEE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,409.45 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PETER J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,409.44 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLADY, PHILIP J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,408.92 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, JOHN R Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,408.85 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DONNA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,408.73 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ADRIAN L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,408.73 Date 04/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DORIS M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $47,408.57 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANDREW B Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $47,408.39 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICKY R, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $47,408.31 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, MELISSA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,408.00 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKER, ANGELICA C Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $47,407.74 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LISA S Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,407.57 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CANDACE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,407.43 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JASON F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,407.42 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, VICTOR A Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $47,407.34 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ROBERT J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,407.33 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, COURTNEY L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $47,407.00 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUTOW, JONATHAN W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $47,406.95 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYBRAND, LLOYD G Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $47,406.89 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHERYL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,406.80 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,406.61 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, ARMAND Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,406.17 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, JENNIFER T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,406.03 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ANNMARIE R Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $47,405.99 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTICK, ANTHONY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,405.90 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, MICHAL Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,405.75 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, ROBERT H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,405.74 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RYCKE, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,405.50 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDRAT, ANNA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,405.48 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, MARLENE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,405.47 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,405.47 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTHAM, DENAE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,405.45 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARDE, PAMELA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,405.34 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $47,405.10 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JANICE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,404.73 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPOR, PETER, JR Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $47,404.71 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, KRISTINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,404.67 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERTY-RUSSELL, DEBRA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,404.60 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOULDERS, SHAUN Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $47,404.45 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDDESTER, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,404.30 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ALLISON G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,404.20 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, MICHAEL R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,404.01 Date 12/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, REGINA R Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $47,403.88 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, CODY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,403.88 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name INSERO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $47,403.72 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURST, SYLVIA S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $47,403.36 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SAVONNAREE EJ Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,403.22 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, JANET L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,403.02 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, AMY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,402.76 Date 06/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEY, JANICE L Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $47,402.73 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, RANDALL C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $47,402.64 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICO, SHELLEY C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,402.47 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, EMILY T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,402.38 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGER, DANIELLA N Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $47,402.27 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID E, SR Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $47,402.16 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, KRISTEN M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $47,402.08 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, DESIREE Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,401.83 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KAREN W Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $47,401.70 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System