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 HAXHIAJ, HAJRULLA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $47,261.11 Date 06/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, ROSALIND B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,261.11 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JASON A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,261.06 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RAYMOND J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,260.92 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVIK, GREGORY B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,260.88 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $47,260.85 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, SANTI M Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,260.69 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPISTY, LISA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,260.64 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, LAWRENCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,260.44 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNAU, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,260.31 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU, GREGORY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,260.10 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,260.02 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACCHUS-BURKE, ALEXIS W E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,259.79 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHUT, KATHLEEN Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $47,259.26 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, EMERY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,259.17 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGE, JANET O Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,259.09 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, NICHOLAS R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,258.83 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,258.81 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ANDREW Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $47,258.80 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSKY, SHARON R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,258.57 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULESANO, KRISTINE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,258.38 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIUZZI, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $47,258.28 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, HECTOR A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,258.06 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, ORIANA N Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,258.00 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BERNADETTE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,257.82 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, KELLY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,257.73 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,257.67 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCO, CARMEN Employer name Albany County Amount $47,257.19 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANN, DENISE L Employer name Albany County Amount $47,257.13 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ALBERT C, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,257.06 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, JACOB Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,257.03 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOCCO, CHARLES C Employer name Washington County Amount $47,256.99 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JUSTIN M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $47,256.91 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, GIGI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,256.61 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAREL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,255.72 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, LEAH R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,255.69 Date 02/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JAYSON J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,255.44 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,255.33 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZBIKOWSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,255.33 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUMBER, DANIEL W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,255.31 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, VIRGIL J, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $47,255.15 Date 08/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIS, GINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,255.10 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOROPOULOS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $47,255.09 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRESI, ASHLEY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $47,254.71 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNODGRASS, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,254.62 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, JOEY T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,254.62 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LORIN B.W Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $47,254.62 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,254.15 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, LINDA R Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $47,254.09 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $47,253.84 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORQUET, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,253.57 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, KAREN A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,253.50 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVALLA, DEIDRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,253.45 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DENNIS J Employer name Orange County Amount $47,253.23 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENAS, JENNIFER E Employer name Essex County Amount $47,253.15 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARALYN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,253.12 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PETRA I Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $47,253.12 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, OLIVIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,252.86 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, SHATAWNDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,252.84 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ROSA H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,252.47 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,252.33 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRAK, DUYEN NGUYEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,252.24 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DANIEL R Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $47,252.18 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MAUREEN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,252.14 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERS, MELISSA P Employer name Walton CSD Amount $47,251.98 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, CAMILLE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,251.94 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Albany County Amount $47,251.87 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, MARIE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,251.82 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, BRIAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,251.69 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTRO, YESENIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,251.35 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, RICARDO A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,251.28 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,250.97 Date 04/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKLEY, TERRANCE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,250.89 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, KAREN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,250.87 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MICHAEL S Employer name Lewis Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $47,250.86 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,250.78 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KIA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,250.64 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, MICHELLE T Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,250.50 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICIO, R MICHAEL Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,250.40 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDO, MICHAEL R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $47,250.33 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, CAILIN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,250.16 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGUN, LYUBOV Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,250.07 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFEE, DA QUAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,249.80 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,249.65 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $47,249.52 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, DEBORAH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,249.34 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JAY W Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $47,249.31 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINACCIO, CARMELLA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,249.25 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, JULIE H Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,249.16 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBERICH, JOANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $47,249.03 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY B Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $47,248.96 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY, LOUIS J, III Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $47,248.90 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELY, NANCY A Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $47,248.76 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ORVILLE W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,248.67 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, PATRICK H Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $47,248.66 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAKE, ERIC R Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $47,248.49 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,248.04 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, REBECCA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,247.31 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,247.27 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, JOHN F Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $47,246.91 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System