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 DONOVAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,112.71 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,112.59 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, ELISA S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,112.26 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JAVIER Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $47,112.16 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JAIME D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,111.64 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCELZA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $47,111.39 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, MELODY M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,111.36 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, LINDSEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,111.33 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROCHASOVA, ALLA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,111.26 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, BARBARA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,111.20 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,111.10 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINES, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $47,110.87 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,110.85 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JANIQUE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $47,110.14 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $47,110.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASS, JENNY M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $47,109.70 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LUANNE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,109.66 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLO, KATHRYN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,109.63 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JORDAN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,109.30 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,109.23 Date 07/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, WILLARD J Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $47,109.10 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHT, AARON M Employer name Town of Cuba Amount $47,109.00 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPRATFORD, DARLENE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $47,108.82 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANE, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $47,108.63 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUE, JULIE A Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $47,108.61 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JENNIFER L Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,108.59 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSORIO, ADAM A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,108.43 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, KRISTOFER Employer name Albany County Amount $47,108.39 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $47,108.23 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINI, THOMAS S Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,108.23 Date 11/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, JOHN F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,108.19 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCASPRO, ELIZABETH S Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $47,107.97 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLING, DANIELLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,107.79 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLMANN, WERNER R Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $47,107.54 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,107.38 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MYLEITA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,107.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SABINO C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,107.08 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRO, LYNN ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,106.82 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEDAHL, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,106.58 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CLAIRE M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $47,106.36 Date 09/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, MELANIE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,106.27 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, PATRICIA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,106.22 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BRIAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,106.19 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES-DIAZ, LISA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,106.04 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, ANASTASIA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,105.86 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAFSEN-FREY, MARY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,105.80 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AMY L Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $47,105.76 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, NICOLE M Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $47,105.58 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ALESHIA K Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,105.13 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Hopkinton Amount $47,104.77 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, WALTER W Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $47,104.57 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $47,104.40 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LINDA L Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $47,104.32 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JOYCE A Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $47,104.15 Date 04/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, BETH C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,103.97 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARIA, MATTHEW G Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,103.80 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIO, THOMAS III Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $47,103.30 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, KARRIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,102.71 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKERSON, WILLIE JEAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,102.44 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JUDY A Employer name Portville CSD Amount $47,102.41 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIFSUD, ROBERT P Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $47,102.03 Date 07/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZYPER, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,101.76 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THISSE, TIMOTHY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,101.76 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOW, BENNETT A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,101.72 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODBOURN, LISA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,101.68 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JESSICA ANN C Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $47,101.60 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, DOUGLAS K Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $47,101.38 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, DEBBIE A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $47,101.14 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, VIRGINIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $47,101.07 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, LINDA J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $47,100.79 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CONEY, THOMAS J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $47,100.65 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANA, YAHAIRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,100.61 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SARAH J Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,100.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BLANCA L Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $47,100.57 Date 05/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, NATALIE F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $47,100.53 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARION V J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,100.52 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DEBORAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,100.43 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, URSULA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,100.28 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,099.96 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, MARK Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,099.73 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, LYNNE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $47,099.57 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,099.46 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,099.38 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESEL, BRIAN J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,099.22 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, VANESSA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,099.14 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, SARAH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,099.04 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DAVE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,099.04 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, TAYLOR C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,099.04 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARVI, JOAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,098.98 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, PATRICIA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,098.72 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, VICTORIA R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,097.73 Date 01/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANT, LAURENE ANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,097.73 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, ANTHONY C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,097.60 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINT, WILLIAM N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,097.39 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, LAUREEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,097.29 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, JOHN T Employer name Town of Webster Amount $47,096.94 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JUDITH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,096.82 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,096.37 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILOGENE, CAROLE B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $47,096.31 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDEMANN, KENNETH E Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $47,096.14 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System