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 MEIGEL, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,330.69 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, SHARON Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $46,330.62 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, DAVID H Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $46,330.50 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUKAR, ISSE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,330.33 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JUSTIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $46,330.21 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOTTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,330.21 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, KELLIE S Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $46,330.04 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CAROL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,329.95 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, JEFFREY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,329.74 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONALD R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,329.68 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EMILY L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $46,329.40 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROBIE, SARAH C Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $46,329.36 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICKER, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $46,329.26 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESTER, WAYLAND J Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,328.81 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JEROME Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,328.71 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAILL, MARY JEAN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,328.69 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEY, DONALD S Employer name Town of Lisbon Amount $46,328.50 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUKHI, RAMA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,327.81 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, MEGAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,327.80 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULES, MELISSA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,327.71 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTOWICZ, ANDREW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,327.53 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KATHY S Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $46,327.08 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, BRIANNE F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,327.06 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENUVIDEZ, JONATHAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,326.91 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MUNION, DEREK T Employer name Town of Madison Amount $46,326.90 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLAK, SHANNON M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $46,326.85 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, ROBERT W Employer name Education Department Amount $46,326.72 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, SHIRLEY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,326.71 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHELLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,326.66 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPPEL, MINDY A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $46,326.51 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, JOHN J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $46,326.49 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, VICKY L Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $46,326.46 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Town of Peru Amount $46,326.36 Date 08/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINOS, ELIO B Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $46,326.35 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,326.32 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, MARY R Employer name Albany County Amount $46,326.22 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAURIES, GEORGE J, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,326.21 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROZ-DELANO, ELIZABETH S Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,326.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,325.86 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, SUSAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,325.55 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEY, MICHAEL C Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,325.55 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, MARGARET Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $46,325.55 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRY L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $46,325.54 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, DONALD R Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $46,325.46 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDASZ, SCOTT D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,325.39 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERNSEY, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $46,325.38 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, RENEE D Employer name Essex County Amount $46,325.30 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KEVIN L Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $46,324.57 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURA, AVINASH Employer name Orange County Amount $46,324.22 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, CARL J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,324.08 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAROLYN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,324.00 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, COLIN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,323.97 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, KAREN R Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $46,323.97 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $46,323.87 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINO, JOHN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,323.42 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,323.26 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCY, RICHARD W Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $46,323.25 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, GARY J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $46,323.13 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, CANDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,322.98 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT TORREY, KELSEY A Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,322.94 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, JAMES F Employer name Albany County Amount $46,322.77 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUSON, JESSICA L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,322.71 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRIZZO, LINDA L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,322.68 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLENBERGER, DAVID A Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,322.39 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SCERBO, MELISSA J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $46,322.38 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELISLE, JOHN D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $46,322.33 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTOCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Walden Amount $46,322.17 Date 06/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KIMBERLY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,321.89 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, FRANK A Employer name Town of Naples Amount $46,321.68 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, MARC J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,321.66 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,321.41 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, COREY A Employer name Washington County Amount $46,321.31 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, THOMAS G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,321.08 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHTOK, EMILY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,320.93 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, KATHY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,320.38 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KIM C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,320.34 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, KAREN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,320.34 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, JOHN J Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,320.34 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,320.21 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MARGARET C Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,320.08 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOZZO, SUSAN G Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $46,319.79 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICOLE L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,319.26 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZZAGLIA, FRED N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,318.88 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANDREW Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,318.85 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JO ANN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $46,318.62 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,318.56 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NATALIE U Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,318.50 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOUTOT, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $46,318.46 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JUSTIN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,318.06 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHARDONOVSKAYA, ANZHELA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,317.86 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADIGAN, JAMES R, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,317.65 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONE, RONALD Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,317.36 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, CHAD A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,317.14 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TINA L Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $46,317.00 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZCIK, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $46,316.89 Date 12/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CYNTHIA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,316.73 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, PAMELA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,316.64 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, FLAMINIO F Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $46,316.43 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERICH, LAURIE A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $46,316.33 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRICONE, ANTHONY A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,316.25 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System