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 EASTMAN, JENNIE Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $47,331.21 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSLEY, MARK D Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $47,331.03 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNER, BRIAN W Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $47,330.62 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRAM, VIDA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,330.48 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, ELLEN H Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,330.45 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, KIM B Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,330.33 Date 01/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $47,329.72 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MICHAEL H, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $47,329.69 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, NETTIE V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,329.52 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARTA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,329.51 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, ROBERT I Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,329.45 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, JOHN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,329.15 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, HEIDI A Employer name Department of State Amount $47,328.98 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHER, ANGELA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,328.93 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JEFFREY A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,328.80 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOLASCON, CARMINE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,328.53 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUVET, BRIAN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,328.07 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,328.01 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVULLO, JEANNE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $47,327.97 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, VARUGHESE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,327.84 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLISS-JANAS, TERESA L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $47,327.74 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIE, CHANDRA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,327.58 Date 05/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,327.49 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $47,327.04 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRIDGETT L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,326.98 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,326.81 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIFF, LUIS K, JR Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,326.69 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ANDREW P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,326.68 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, REBECKAH L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,326.67 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMLIN, PHILIP I, JR Employer name Town of Fulton Amount $47,325.86 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DANIEL C Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,325.72 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PEDRO J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,325.55 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, ATIBA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,325.47 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, LARRY J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,325.47 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DENNIS R Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $47,325.46 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIA, KEVIN F Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,325.18 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JENNIFER E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,324.99 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARTOLOMEO, AMY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,324.70 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, MARCY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,324.67 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTEGROVE, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $47,324.46 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAK, JAMES J Employer name Madison County Amount $47,324.45 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, DEBRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,324.26 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENKOFF, KAREN L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $47,324.21 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,324.12 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABOR, JUDY R Employer name Erie County Amount $47,324.11 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DENISE P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,324.10 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILAGYI, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,323.94 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SUSAN L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $47,323.78 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETKO, AMBER L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,323.72 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, MARILYN Y Employer name Broome County Amount $47,323.66 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAURYSKI, COLLEEN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,323.40 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, BRUCE D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $47,323.21 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAESEELE, ERIC R Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,322.91 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDLACK, EDWARD A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,322.57 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIGAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $47,322.13 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, CASTILIA G Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,321.78 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRANDON J Employer name Warren County Amount $47,321.55 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,321.55 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY-SHEBOY, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,321.55 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAICO, MELISSA M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $47,321.25 Date 02/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, IVELISSE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,321.20 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITIS, MICHAEL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,321.14 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $47,321.05 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, BEVERLY A Employer name Madison County Amount $47,321.00 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBORAH A Employer name Merrick Library Amount $47,320.81 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHERKACHIN, VALERIJ Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,320.67 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHELLY A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $47,320.66 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, CRAIG S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,320.59 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABIE, KEVIN A Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $47,320.56 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDA, LEE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,320.50 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, ANTONIO L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $47,320.43 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, BRIAN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,320.23 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWARDT, ANITA M Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $47,320.19 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKING, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,320.14 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, WILLIAM G Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,320.13 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,320.05 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WAYNE J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $47,320.05 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFE, SHEILA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $47,319.94 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBURN, MARK S Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $47,319.82 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGNI, DONALD Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,319.77 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CONO, LISA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,319.73 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, PAUL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,319.70 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ULRIC E Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $47,319.30 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBAJENE, SARAH E Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $47,319.20 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, RICARDO S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,319.06 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $47,318.96 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, ROBIN F Employer name Essex County Amount $47,318.70 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIELEWSKI, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,318.45 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSI, PEGGY A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,318.39 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANA M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,318.30 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GARRY R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,318.11 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $47,317.96 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, CHIARA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,317.93 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, BETH E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,317.90 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $47,317.82 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,317.78 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, CATHERINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,317.74 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, LEO R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $47,317.54 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENNER, EMILY A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $47,317.47 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, GREGORY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,317.00 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System