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 CHEN, JIENA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DARREL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, AMBER D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJOE, ELICIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, CASSANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSZAWIEC, SEBASTIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, LEROY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITKOVSKYY, NADYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,708.80 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, SUSAN G Employer name Town of Victor Amount $46,708.80 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, PATRICIA M Employer name Mechanicstown Fire District Amount $46,708.77 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIT, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $46,708.76 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, PEGGY J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,708.49 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $46,708.44 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIPOVIC, MILAN Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $46,708.16 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, ERIC F Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $46,708.07 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIJ, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,708.01 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ANGEL M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,707.71 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABLE, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,707.63 Date 03/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, DAMIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,707.54 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, ANTHONY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,707.53 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBOLT, MARY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,707.37 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTO, JIMMIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,707.22 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $46,707.03 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOEL Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,706.87 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, DEBRA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,706.64 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,706.57 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, ALEX P Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,706.10 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGANETTI, RONALD W Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,706.04 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTZ, TIMOTHY G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,705.88 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERTZ, KATHLEEN A Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $46,705.63 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIE, THERESA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,705.53 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVEAN, LYNDA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $46,705.52 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $46,705.50 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, BRIAN Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $46,705.48 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATKOVICH, JOSEPH P Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $46,705.22 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, PATRICIA A Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $46,704.66 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JAMES G Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,704.41 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, DIANE L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $46,703.69 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHOA, BRANDON A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,703.17 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOYA, FIDEL L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,702.88 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYDER, DAVID L Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $46,702.75 Date 11/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BELL, DENNIS W Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $46,702.64 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHAWN D Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $46,702.57 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,702.56 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JEFFREY J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $46,702.20 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, STANLEY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,702.13 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, GREGORIO D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,702.13 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACNEIL, ROBIN M Employer name Washington County Amount $46,701.80 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, BERNARD J, JR Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $46,701.71 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,701.65 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENO, RICHARD C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,701.27 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,701.03 Date 06/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, SANDINA Employer name Albany County Amount $46,700.82 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,700.30 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MELINDA M Employer name Town of Wales Amount $46,700.11 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,700.06 Date 01/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, WANDA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $46,699.95 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURME, LINDA S Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,699.60 Date 07/08/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, KENNETH J Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,699.47 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY-FAULKNER, TIFFANY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $46,699.32 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, EDWARD L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $46,699.05 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEMAGNE, VICKIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,698.63 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VIRGINIA A Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $46,698.62 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,698.31 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL-FUERST, AMBER J Employer name Greene County Amount $46,698.24 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODEMANN, AMILYNN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,698.22 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYER, ROBERT V Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $46,698.11 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, HENRY A Employer name Warren County Amount $46,697.10 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, MATTHEW R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $46,696.73 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, EDWARD A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,696.70 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIASE, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $46,696.60 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEW, LISA E Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $46,696.58 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENOYER, MICHELLE A Employer name Madison County Amount $46,696.36 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, ANTHONY J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $46,696.27 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, MARK J Employer name Town of Champion Amount $46,696.00 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNOTTA, JOANNA T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $46,695.91 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JEROME S Employer name Erie County Amount $46,695.84 Date 01/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,695.45 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, LONNIE Y Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,695.39 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELFELDER, CHERYL L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,695.34 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RANDALL S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,695.24 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, BRITNEY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,695.15 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, GEORGE W, III Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,695.12 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, ALICIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,695.11 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPP, LAURA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,694.70 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $46,694.66 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CARRIE A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $46,694.59 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $46,694.39 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKLIK, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $46,694.34 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JULIE S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,694.28 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER-HUGHES, CECELIA F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,693.66 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, GERARD R Employer name Village of Ellicottville Amount $46,693.51 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, GRACE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,693.46 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, TRISHE L A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $46,693.31 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTARERO, JONATHAN Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $46,693.31 Date 08/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, CORY J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $46,693.31 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, GABRIELA E Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $46,693.31 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DEBORAH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,693.18 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,692.78 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ALBERT W Employer name Town of Madison Amount $46,692.54 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System