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 WOODS, RICHARD Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,739.44 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,739.16 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CARLA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,739.07 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LILLIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,738.89 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAT, RANDALL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,738.83 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, JASON A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,738.72 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, JONATHAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,738.67 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAKOWSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name Orange County Amount $46,738.18 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZINI, RITA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $46,738.09 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWELL, ALDORAY K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,738.03 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHANE Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,738.03 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPSHAC, KIMBERLY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,737.94 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZENFELS, MATTHEW A Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,737.86 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERENDA, ROSANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,737.84 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLERA, ANGEL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,737.70 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERMIDOR, REGINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,737.31 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANNMARIE Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $46,737.28 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, CRAIG Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $46,737.25 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXENDINE, CASANDRA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,737.21 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBELL, GERALD Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $46,737.13 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, JOSHUA C Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,737.05 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, RACHEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,736.71 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $46,736.35 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, VICKIE L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $46,736.27 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SHAWN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,736.02 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, DAWN-LYNN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,735.82 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, PHILIP R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,735.47 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, PATRICIA E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $46,735.37 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIUZZI, LANA R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,735.34 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRYS, ANTHONY SCOTT Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $46,734.98 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, LEO A Employer name Town of Lowville Amount $46,734.91 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, HUNTER G Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,734.87 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGANGA, MICHAEL W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,734.73 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRYSTAL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,734.29 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCARINO, JANICE A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $46,734.28 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVEN, JOHN M Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $46,734.08 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHAND, PAUL Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $46,733.78 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPANO, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,733.53 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JAMES G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,733.42 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ABRAHAM J Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,733.39 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, FREDERICK N Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,733.35 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, SUZANNE M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $46,733.23 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, JEANNE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,733.15 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERESFORD, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,733.09 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, NICOLE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,732.73 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,732.63 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKIN, TANYA A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $46,732.63 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BERNARD J Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $46,732.56 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $46,732.44 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMERICH, LINDA D Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $46,732.40 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODI, NANCY M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,732.26 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIO, JOSEPH R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,732.07 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, SHARIMA F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,731.71 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,731.56 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYJASZEK, DOROTA B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $46,731.49 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, KAYLA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,731.42 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, WENDY E Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $46,731.26 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, JAY J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $46,731.25 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RYAN D Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,731.17 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPPELL, THOMAS M, III Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $46,730.79 Date 07/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LEE K Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $46,730.76 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN METER, LESLIE B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,730.68 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSSER, HEATHER L Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $46,730.40 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DARCIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,730.31 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PETER M Employer name Schoharie Co Soil & Water Dist Amount $46,730.09 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPINGER, JOANNE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,730.08 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORANCY, PIERRE E Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,730.04 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERI, MARIA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,729.59 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANAK, EDWARD G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $46,729.46 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, STACEY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,729.06 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VEGHTEN, JEAN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,728.43 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT-LA BOMBARDE, REBEKAH L Employer name Washington County Amount $46,728.40 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,728.20 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ANTONIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,727.94 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,727.88 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Leicester Amount $46,727.29 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATNOT, CARLTON G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,726.89 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, JONATHAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARQUIS A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CLIVE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, SONG YUN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOARDER, SARWAT M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, AYANA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, LATASHA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZMOVITS, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARWAR, ADIB A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWARI, ABILASH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LATISHEA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,726.63 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEIG, SUSAN ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $46,726.42 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERMINSKI, GABRIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,726.33 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THESIER, TABITHA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $46,725.74 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, REGINA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $46,725.40 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LINDA F Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $46,725.40 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANAS, JENNIFER E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,725.36 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMSTEAD, ADRIENNE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,725.08 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, BRIAN T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,724.98 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,724.93 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAVE, MARY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,724.87 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System