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 PALMISANO, PASQUALE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,384.30 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, STEPHEN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,384.28 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAND, VALERIE M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $47,384.18 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPI, VICTOR J, JR Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $47,384.12 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLULY, VALERIE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,384.10 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DONNA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,384.09 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSERO, ROSE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,384.03 Date 09/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, RACHEL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,383.90 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JEROME P Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,383.89 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KAREN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,383.89 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,383.68 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, LAUREN N Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $47,383.60 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHERYL L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,383.59 Date 08/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEJO, JOANNE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,383.34 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREIBITS, TERRI N Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,382.97 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZBAN, CHRISTINA B Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,382.80 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, DAWN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,382.79 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,382.79 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLING, ROGER J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,382.72 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, KENNETH G, III Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $47,382.68 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIKAZUNGA, MALAIKA N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,382.66 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name Albany County Amount $47,382.34 Date 08/14/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AFEE, JAMES M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,382.16 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,381.91 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, DENNIS P Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,381.89 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, MARIA E Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,381.77 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESE, DEREK J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $47,381.53 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, JAHAIRA T Employer name East Hampton Housing Authority Amount $47,381.29 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHIGG, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,381.17 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, AMBER G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,381.06 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSOON, CYNDIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,381.06 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANVILLE, KENNETH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,380.97 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TINA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,380.92 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, HEATHER H Employer name Montgomery County Amount $47,380.66 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKEL, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $47,380.55 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,380.43 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CARROLL, PETER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,380.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATEN, JAMES P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,380.32 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,380.26 Date 10/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, DANIELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,380.19 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEE, DALE R Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $47,380.08 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEMECZKO, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,379.96 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, GRACE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,379.80 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, JOHN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,379.76 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, ALECIA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,379.76 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,379.76 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSON, EMILY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,379.76 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ODAIN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,379.76 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, KAREN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,379.60 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETTE, LISA M Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $47,378.86 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGERE, DANIEL J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $47,378.86 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHELE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,378.43 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, VINCENT A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,378.36 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,378.25 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLER, CYNTHIA S Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $47,377.86 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAURA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,377.80 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, MATTHEW J Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $47,377.74 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KENNETH D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,377.73 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULO, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $47,377.53 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, CRAIG Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $47,377.52 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, ROBIN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,377.45 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, LINDSAY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,377.21 Date 06/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, MARJORIE S D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,377.12 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BARBARA D Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $47,376.95 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCEY, JOYCE P Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $47,376.89 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,376.77 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARIA N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,376.62 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MURO, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,376.58 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIDEN, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,376.54 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, CHARMAINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,376.50 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCUZZI, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,376.43 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, RUSSELL A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,375.89 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANOS, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,375.81 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JASON J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,375.34 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHARI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,375.34 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, MARION Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,374.97 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, MELISSA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,374.70 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, JASON R Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,374.33 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BEVERLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,374.28 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOHN B Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,374.20 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWISS, MOHAMED Z Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,374.16 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, BRYAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,373.96 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, ANGELINA Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $47,373.77 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, DEBRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,373.29 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, EVAN H Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $47,373.19 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, KENNETH V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,373.10 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, WALTER L JR Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $47,373.07 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTIE, JOSEPH D Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,373.02 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAJIC, AMELA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,372.81 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAK, NANCY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,372.76 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANIK, PAUL R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $47,372.76 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JEANETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,372.71 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $47,372.65 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, PATTI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,372.55 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,372.52 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, TRACY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,372.46 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, FRANCES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,372.36 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DEMETRI M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,372.29 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LYNN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,372.21 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,372.04 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System