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 RYAN, KEVIN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,782.06 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODD, NOEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,782.02 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFUTO, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $46,781.98 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ANGELA K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,781.80 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RANDY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,781.80 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, PEGGY J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $46,781.80 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGLER, IRENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,781.63 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, WILFREDO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,781.43 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCATTAREGGIA, EUGENE P, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,781.06 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, SUSANA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,780.80 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONGO, SALVATORE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,780.70 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAIN, NGINA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,780.68 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENELAS, TATIANA B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,780.68 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUSSE, PAMELA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,780.42 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHOUSE, STUART R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $46,780.38 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, VINCENT F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $46,780.35 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID E Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $46,780.25 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, AMY Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $46,780.22 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHERRY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,780.06 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULAU, J EDWARD Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $46,779.58 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, TAMMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,779.30 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANESE Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $46,779.18 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MELINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,779.03 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DENNIS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $46,778.78 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,778.72 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,778.71 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARCIA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,778.68 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBAGH, PAULA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,778.68 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, JENNIFER Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,778.57 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, MAHOGANY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,778.55 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, JEANINE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,778.45 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTALATIN, DIANA Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,778.34 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,778.31 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KYLE W Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,778.17 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,778.13 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,778.02 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPANO, TAMMY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $46,777.75 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTSCHLER, KELLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,777.70 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BIANCA N Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,777.62 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEN, GINA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,777.25 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,777.21 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MATTHEW D Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,777.10 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, ROSEMARY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,777.06 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARANJO, MARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,776.78 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $46,776.56 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERS, PAUL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,776.48 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LEDYS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,775.84 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,775.63 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Massena Amount $46,775.60 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHAMER, SHANE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,775.55 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURHILL, DANIEL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,775.40 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, LYNNE M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $46,775.22 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHAEL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,775.14 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESE, FRANCES S Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $46,774.98 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSEN, WILLIAM S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,774.67 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $46,774.21 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, KATHERINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,774.19 Date 10/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, MARIE C Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $46,774.00 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PAULETTE M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $46,774.00 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, MARVALYN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,773.34 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, VERNON R Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,773.26 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, CINDY D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $46,772.96 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPRIORE, LEIGH A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,772.77 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THOMAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,772.77 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, CYBIL Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $46,772.62 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, LYNN E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $46,772.62 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, GREGORY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,772.40 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANGEL L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,772.31 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENA, CATHERINE T Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $46,772.26 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, SHERRI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,771.87 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,771.73 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUCHLER, TONI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,771.68 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBBA, SALVATORE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,771.58 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRENDAN S Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $46,771.58 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $46,771.56 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, DIANE C Employer name Erie County Amount $46,771.32 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,771.28 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, VINCENT S, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,771.17 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLGIER, FRANCES A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $46,771.13 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINN, EILEEN A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,770.72 Date 02/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $46,770.55 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SABRIYA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $46,770.54 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSTLAW, TIMOTHY J Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $46,770.45 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, MARY JO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,770.19 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDOES-MULLER, WENDY J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,770.18 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOUWENBERG, DANIEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,769.97 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER-GAWRONSKI, BRENNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $46,769.93 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGO, DIMITRA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,769.83 Date 10/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SUSAN L Employer name Albany Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $46,769.73 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGIRT, HORACE GERARD Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,769.58 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGAS, ELIAS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,769.18 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASED, RAZY Employer name Genesee Finger Lks Reg Plan Bd Amount $46,769.11 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONT, STACEY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $46,769.09 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, AMY K Employer name Town of Malone Amount $46,768.85 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, COREY G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,768.64 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODER, JOSEPH H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $46,768.50 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,768.15 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,768.07 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, THOMAS J Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,767.97 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, MAUREEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,767.76 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System