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 WOOD, LINDA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,198.01 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKOFF, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $47,197.79 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, KURT M Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,197.42 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,197.37 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHNER, CHARLENE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,197.09 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOAQUIN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $47,196.92 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBERG, KELLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,196.84 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JACQUELINE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $47,196.65 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, DOUGLAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,196.42 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JAMIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,196.25 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JEREMY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,196.24 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, TAMMY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,195.78 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MAXINE E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $47,195.56 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGER, MICHELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,195.29 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLOMEI, ANGELO F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,195.15 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, ROMY E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $47,194.86 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSAR, KYLIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,194.47 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNATARO, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,194.43 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEELY, ANDREA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,194.25 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, TRAVIS C Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $47,194.13 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTMAN, ROBYN S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,194.02 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAYA, BEATRIZ A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $47,193.66 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSSON, ADAM K Employer name Washington County Amount $47,193.52 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SUSAN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,193.36 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVO, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,193.12 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, TIFFANY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,193.07 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEL, JOSHUA E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $47,193.04 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISCARCO, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,193.00 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, LINDA L Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $47,193.00 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ZACHARY D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,192.99 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARY, PASCALE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,192.99 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYES, MARY ANNE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $47,192.71 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGOIA, ANTHONY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,192.70 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, JULIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,192.44 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, KELLEY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,192.24 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $47,192.24 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GORDON Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,191.97 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURSE, MICHELE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,191.91 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIERI, JESSICA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,191.90 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ROBIN V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,191.88 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, FRANKIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,191.76 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DINAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,191.44 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, KAREN A Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $47,191.25 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPP, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,190.99 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEITA, CATHERINE R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,190.93 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJIK, TIFFANY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,190.87 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, LAURA A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,190.61 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUTZ, TYLER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,190.57 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, JAMES P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,190.08 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, TERRY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,189.92 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JOHN L Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $47,189.76 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,189.48 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABY, TAKIYA S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,189.46 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTER, PATRICK W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,189.40 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LOUIS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,189.31 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ALBERT P Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $47,188.82 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, LAURA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,188.76 Date 07/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARK B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,188.71 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, CHIRLENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,188.66 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARA, LORI Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,188.61 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JOYCE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,188.37 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STID, LORI L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,187.61 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEEVER, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Malta Amount $47,187.38 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, ANNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,187.28 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,187.15 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,187.11 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,187.11 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMORUYI, OSARUMWENSE UYIGHOSA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,186.89 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP, MILDRED M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $47,186.88 Date 07/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, SANTA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,186.72 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTEL, JANETT E Employer name Attica CSD Amount $47,186.66 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,186.35 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Massena CSD Amount $47,186.33 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, BRIAN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,185.88 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JARRON Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $47,185.86 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, WANDA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $47,185.84 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASKI, MARCIA J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $47,185.76 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MICHELE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,185.67 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLENBARGER, BRADLEY S Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,185.66 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ADRIAN O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,185.28 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, SAMUEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,185.25 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, LIZBETH A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $47,185.24 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, MICHELLE D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,184.98 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASO, ROBERT E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,184.70 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DIANE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,184.64 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, JESSICA I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,184.56 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, J DONALD Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,184.56 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZER, ADAM B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,184.55 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SANDRA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,184.38 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, GLORIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,184.38 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BEVERLY A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,184.38 Date 01/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEATRA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,184.38 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZERA REEVE, JENNY T Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,184.25 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MARY E Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,184.14 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ALEXANDER W Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $47,184.14 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTZ, KYLE W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,183.96 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,183.70 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINDT, VALERIE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,183.53 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,183.41 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRENT A Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,183.25 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System