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 BETTINESCHI, AUDREA A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $46,795.65 Date 07/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, VICKI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,795.61 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,795.51 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, ANGELA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,795.42 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOHN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,795.41 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $46,795.37 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,795.09 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, COURTNEY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,794.98 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, BRENDA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,794.93 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, KRISTEN G Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $46,794.26 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERCH, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,794.24 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALINSKI, GLADYS Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $46,794.12 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JUDY L Employer name Erie County Amount $46,794.04 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.84 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASCH, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.83 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGEIER, ANNETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.83 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDLAK, LORI J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.82 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRR, MICHELE Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.81 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.81 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMURA, STEPHEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.76 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, BARBARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $46,793.63 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,793.48 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KATHRYN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,793.28 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELMAN, BRIAN K Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,793.08 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,793.03 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,792.99 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACI, LAURA A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $46,792.98 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARLENE Employer name Erie County Amount $46,792.95 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNDER-GILLES, MIRIAM F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,792.90 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, JULIO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,792.81 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEISA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,792.80 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDELL, STEVEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,792.78 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STERLING A Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,792.73 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MICHELLE L Employer name Greene County Amount $46,792.56 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKERT, LAUREN R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $46,792.37 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ERICA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $46,792.37 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, SHELLY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,792.26 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, DENISE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,792.16 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALASEK, KAREN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,792.06 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONOVITCH, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,791.95 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERIANO, NELSON G Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $46,791.87 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MARIA I Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,791.85 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRENTE, TAMMI J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $46,791.64 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, STACEY L Employer name Albany County Amount $46,791.45 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSSOS, PETER Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $46,791.36 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, GUY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,791.11 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREMAN, MELVIN L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $46,791.09 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANE, AMBER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,790.87 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKS, BENJAMIN C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $46,790.66 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, LEICROFT C Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $46,790.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SHARI A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,790.23 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORACK, DEBRA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,789.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $46,789.55 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTALA, ALISSA P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $46,789.38 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, HIRAM W Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $46,789.37 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEW, KRISTINE L Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $46,789.37 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEL, AMIT Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,789.35 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TARA J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $46,789.31 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JANICE A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $46,788.93 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTANDREA, CECILIA R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $46,788.93 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KATHY L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,788.63 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, REGINA D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,788.61 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISERCOLA, JESSE T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,788.55 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVENCAMP, SHANNON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,788.53 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JAMIE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,788.46 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURGUES, JEAN-MICHEL Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $46,788.18 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKA, LINDA L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $46,788.00 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVELOCK, NICKLAUS A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $46,787.89 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CYNTHIA S Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,787.68 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, CARMEN LEE Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,787.00 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, MICHAEL L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $46,786.88 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLISH, KARIN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,786.82 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $46,786.78 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JENNIFER M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,786.73 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JORGE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,786.61 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MELITON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,786.37 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, ERIC W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,785.97 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ANTHONY Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $46,785.91 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, CHERYL ANN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,785.75 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, EILEEN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,785.67 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ABIGAIL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,785.60 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGERHOFF, ANN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,785.55 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHYS T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,785.45 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEGASHIE, OPHELIA T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $46,785.41 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, BETH C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,785.37 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, LINDA S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,785.24 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ISAAC, DENISE B Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,785.24 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, JULIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,784.92 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, SYEDA Z Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,784.74 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORIS, PAMELA O Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $46,784.30 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, JASON J Employer name Warren County Amount $46,784.11 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JAIME M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $46,783.78 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $46,783.41 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCONE, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,783.24 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, CRAIG P Employer name Erie County Amount $46,782.81 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, KATIE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,782.70 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUTHERS, SUZANNE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,782.62 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, HENRY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,782.43 Date 10/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, MICHAEL H Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,782.40 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAUX, RONALD H, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,782.32 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System