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 SANTORSOLA, DAVID C Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,316.75 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,316.61 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSING, ANDREA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,316.40 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,316.34 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGO, VICTORIA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,316.11 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $47,316.02 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELCOCK, DOUGLAS B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,316.00 Date 02/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHLAR, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,315.94 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, ANDREW N Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,315.89 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, JOANNE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,315.75 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JANINE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,315.45 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDITH Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,315.15 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,315.11 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIESKY, JOHN A Employer name Broome County Amount $47,314.95 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JUDY M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $47,314.94 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Legislative Library Amount $47,314.73 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GABRIEL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,314.61 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABOYOUN, JANE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,314.60 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, SHELLEY M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $47,314.47 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMET, MARY LOU Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $47,314.29 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JOSEPH Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $47,313.89 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, PATRICK S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,313.67 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRAIG A Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $47,313.56 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JULIO D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,313.50 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, CHAD P Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $47,313.49 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JEANINE M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,313.46 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $47,313.36 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, ERICKA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,313.21 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, RONALD A, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,313.14 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLD, SUSAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,313.12 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,313.11 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $47,313.09 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, KAREN H Employer name Broome County Amount $47,312.96 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARRY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $47,312.91 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOUGLAS R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $47,312.83 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIANO, RAYMOND T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,312.80 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, STEPHANIE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,312.68 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, LILLIAN A Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $47,312.47 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONTA, DOMINICK W Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,312.46 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,312.36 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPITONE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,312.25 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISONETTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $47,312.23 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, LAQUANIS S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,311.85 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LORIANN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,311.70 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, ROBERT A Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,311.64 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, ROGER F Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,311.02 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCITORE, GERARD R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,310.77 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LINDA W Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $47,310.57 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANN MARIE R Employer name Albany County Amount $47,310.51 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTUSZYNSKI, KURT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,310.35 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOU, KUO I Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,310.32 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, RONALD H Employer name Town of Chemung Amount $47,310.14 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORALLS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Tompkins Amount $47,309.77 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, NICOLE B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,309.63 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,309.56 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFF, GEOFFREY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,309.45 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, TRACIE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,309.41 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LAWRANCE C Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $47,309.22 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICIA L Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,309.03 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,309.01 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MONA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,308.89 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KURT C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,308.60 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHIUNG-YAO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,308.49 Date 02/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UREM, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,308.49 Date 06/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $47,308.40 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIPIO, AYANNA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,308.32 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,308.28 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GAIL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,308.22 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $47,308.05 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKA, KAREN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,308.02 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZAK, PEGGY C Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $47,307.88 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JEREMY M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $47,307.82 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FRANCISCO D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,307.74 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBECK, SUSAN L Employer name Gilbertsville Mt Upton CSD Amount $47,307.67 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, PAULETTE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,307.42 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHLFELD, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,307.36 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JANETT M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,307.33 Date 10/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAJARDO, SARAH W Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,307.26 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCTAMMANY, TRACY Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,307.23 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE-JOHNSON, BONNIEJEAN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,307.17 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOS, BERNARD Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,307.13 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, DAWN M Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $47,306.88 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,306.79 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CATHERINE C Employer name Orange County Amount $47,306.78 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURNICK, LENYNE Employer name Orange County Amount $47,306.74 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JOANNE A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,306.72 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DEBORAH T Employer name Orange County Amount $47,306.71 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, HORACE L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $47,306.30 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, PASQUALE J Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $47,305.81 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMANN, SHELIA M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $47,305.73 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, STEPHANIE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,305.72 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNZI, BARBARA D Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $47,305.72 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOGNER, STEPHANIE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,305.22 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENMAN, MORENE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,304.78 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,304.77 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, MICHELLE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,304.76 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, BRUCE A, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,304.68 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, MARC J Employer name City of Utica Amount $47,304.50 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, MARGUERITE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,304.44 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LARISSA K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,304.32 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System