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 CAMPBELL, NICHOLAS E Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $46,452.59 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, KIMBERLY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,452.14 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, DENNIS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,452.08 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, EDGARDO Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,452.07 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOUDHURY, MIZANUR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,452.00 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRAGNA, LOUIS P Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $46,451.76 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PAMELLA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,451.75 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERAD, ROSIE Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $46,451.62 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CONSTANCE L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,451.23 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, GEORGE Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,451.07 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BOBBI J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,450.90 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMI, FARZANA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,450.70 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPI, ANDREA M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $46,450.46 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,450.16 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRAD V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,450.06 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHAWN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,450.02 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN M, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,450.02 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CINGRANELLI, JEREMY Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,450.00 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PAUL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,449.91 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, SHONTAE Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,449.78 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $46,449.61 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JUNE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,449.53 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JUDITH M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $46,449.37 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOSEPHINE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $46,447.90 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUVERAIN, WENDEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,447.88 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRETI, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,447.35 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURANO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,446.94 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANZ, CAROL A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $46,446.91 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSCIA, KIM M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,446.85 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, YVETTE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,446.81 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGL, MARLA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,446.73 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, RAFFAELE A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $46,446.73 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZARDI, DEBRA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,446.71 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, NANCY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,446.67 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEWIS W, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,446.59 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, RICHARD M Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,446.53 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARHAM, ARTHUR M Employer name Port Chester Public Library Amount $46,446.42 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND JOHNSON, VICTONIA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,446.33 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDIER, CHARLES R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $46,446.21 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIBIO, IDANIEL A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $46,446.21 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SARAH E Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $46,446.19 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITKIN, JASON C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,445.96 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, ANTHONY J Employer name W Sayville-Oakdale Fire Dist Amount $46,445.80 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLE, SEAN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,445.65 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,445.41 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, MEGHAN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,445.28 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,445.11 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BRIAN E Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,444.80 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, THOMAS K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $46,444.49 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, CHRISTINE R Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $46,444.08 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICK, CAROL M Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $46,443.85 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, IDALIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,443.84 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MARK E, SR Employer name Albany County Amount $46,443.75 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON-LAWRENCE, STEPHANIE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $46,443.74 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERIO, LILIANA J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,443.54 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JUDENE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,443.41 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, CARMELLA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,443.12 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, JOHN W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,442.98 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JOEL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,442.83 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, LAURA J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $46,442.57 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JAMES J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $46,442.19 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHRANER, S COREY Employer name Walton CSD Amount $46,441.59 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, PATRICIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $46,441.48 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, TOD S Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,441.30 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ANNA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,441.14 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, LAURA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,440.76 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,440.69 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEWALD, TREVOR S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $46,440.65 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, EVERETT N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,440.61 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, CLYDE J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,440.36 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBBON, JONATHAN S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $46,440.34 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,440.19 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JASON A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,440.00 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGE, CARON Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,439.98 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JAMES R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $46,439.96 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $46,439.24 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, DEBORAH A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $46,439.22 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, TIMOTHY S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,439.08 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LISA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $46,439.07 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELAZIZ, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,439.01 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENT, SARAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,438.95 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANHAKE, JUDY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,438.94 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, DAPHNE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $46,438.73 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, MARY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $46,438.69 Date 05/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTO, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,438.66 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,438.66 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, TERRI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,438.57 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHORTER, BRIAN K Employer name Washington County Amount $46,438.24 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $46,438.23 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANO, TINA R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $46,438.20 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, BILLY R Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $46,437.89 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Watson Amount $46,437.88 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHES, PAMELA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,437.86 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, LUCILLE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,437.86 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOTTE, MARJORIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,437.82 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DIANE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $46,437.70 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMANN, HELEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,437.68 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DOLLY G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,437.60 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJORANA, ELLEN J Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $46,437.53 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, STEVEN H Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $46,437.47 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System