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 ATKINSON, ADAM J Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $46,851.14 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGERE, SAMANTHA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,850.99 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTON, CRYSTAL G Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $46,850.98 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, NINA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $46,850.87 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, EPHRAIM, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,850.39 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BRIAN D Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $46,850.30 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANZ, GREG S Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,850.12 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDEN, MIRIAM C Employer name Essex County Amount $46,850.00 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIO, KRISTEN M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $46,849.76 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PATRICIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,849.23 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, JEANETTE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,849.12 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAY, FRANK A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,849.12 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMON, EALEASE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,849.10 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN SWAMIDOSS, ROBERT V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,848.80 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERENFANT, PATRICK Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,848.58 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $46,848.50 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DAID, TRESS Employer name City of Oswego Amount $46,847.91 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, JOHN T Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,847.75 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DONALD A Employer name Broome County Amount $46,847.65 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, SHERRY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $46,847.36 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, HAROLD L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $46,847.25 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMER, RICHARD L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,847.24 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, MADONNA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,847.19 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $46,847.18 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, KIRSTEN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $46,847.15 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHYLLIS A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,847.07 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKELEVICH, ANNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,846.99 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,846.93 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARTA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $46,846.93 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MEGAN E Employer name Education Department Amount $46,846.89 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ERICA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,846.86 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZIUS, MARY ELLEN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,846.70 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LORNA J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $46,846.64 Date 05/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMORE, EUGENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,846.62 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEQUETTA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,846.61 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTARO, NOAH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,846.61 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISCH, SARAH H Employer name Madison County Amount $46,846.37 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, JOSE T Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $46,846.36 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,846.29 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSEL, CARRIE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,846.25 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIL, LEANNE J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $46,846.17 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BERNETA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,846.11 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOYCE A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $46,846.00 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES P Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,845.84 Date 02/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALFO, RICHARD C, JR Employer name Town of Evans Amount $46,845.77 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, MAY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,845.65 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, LYNN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,845.63 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDELL, BARBARA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,845.61 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, STEPHANIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,845.21 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, FRANK R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,845.10 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKRODT, VANESSA M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $46,844.78 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUE S Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $46,844.76 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHIE, KERRY L Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $46,844.74 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KAREN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $46,844.74 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIARD, KENNETH N, JR Employer name Town of Charleston Amount $46,844.31 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ADAM Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,844.30 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,844.22 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, PATRICE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,844.14 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISI, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,843.72 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEADWYLER, FERDENE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,843.68 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $46,843.63 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, JASON R Employer name Orange County Amount $46,843.61 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANNY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,843.45 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGE, DEBORA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,843.42 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, JOSEPH J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $46,843.19 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARVALI E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,843.12 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, CANDE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,843.04 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, BRITTANY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,842.78 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODERT, ISSACHAR N Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $46,842.77 Date 05/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZARZUELA, MARITZA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,842.56 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EVELYN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,842.50 Date 07/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KYLE R Employer name Town of Tompkins Amount $46,842.29 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CORTNEY A Employer name Greene County Amount $46,842.07 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJAROVSKY, EDWARD W Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $46,841.84 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, SKYLER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,841.20 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, GAIL L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $46,841.10 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIA, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,841.07 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEREMIAH J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $46,840.86 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSA Y Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,840.61 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, KRYSTAL N Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $46,840.57 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $46,840.56 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, REGINAL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,840.55 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, NANETTE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,840.54 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONOCITO, RICHARD L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,840.50 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,840.43 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHERINE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,840.30 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KERI M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,840.25 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASMINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,840.18 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREZNY, KATHLEEN V Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $46,840.12 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, QUEEN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,839.96 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, DEAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,839.62 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $46,839.44 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOPP, PAUL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,839.40 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESSER, LYNN-ERIN I Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $46,839.39 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, MICAELA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,839.25 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, LISA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,838.84 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, MELINDA S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,838.71 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, AMANDA C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,838.61 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, TIANA Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $46,838.55 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSTON, ANGELA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,838.48 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System