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 ELERA, LUCIA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $46,287.66 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERPETUA, BETH ANNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,287.58 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADINHA, JORGE V Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $46,286.84 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHYJ, NATALIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,286.78 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOWE, LAUREN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,286.65 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCENA, DANIELLE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,286.29 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, ANNE P Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $46,286.14 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARA, MARIO V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,286.08 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RONALD I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,285.79 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POALLO, ANDREW R Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $46,285.61 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PENTIMA, DIANA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,285.38 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, JONATHAN M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $46,285.37 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHAYA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $46,285.29 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARALDSEN, CHARLES D Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,285.18 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $46,284.93 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, STEPHEN D Employer name Village of Addison Amount $46,284.75 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TONYA E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $46,284.50 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWYDIAK, PAULA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,284.43 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, TRACY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,284.30 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISDITH, FRANCIA E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,284.11 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $46,284.01 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, NOREEN Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $46,283.90 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, INGER R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,283.83 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, DEBRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,283.29 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, SCOTT Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $46,283.11 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, RAYMOND Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $46,283.08 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, WENDY P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,282.88 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,282.53 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, COURTENEY B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $46,282.09 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, WILLIAM J Employer name Putnam County Amount $46,282.03 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, JAMES J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,281.81 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,281.37 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,281.28 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIN, JOSE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,281.22 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOLI, JARED F Employer name Cortland Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $46,280.90 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, TAMARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,280.68 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZEL, GREGORY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,280.63 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGLEIN, STACY A Employer name Education Department Amount $46,280.54 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PATRICK M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $46,280.22 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHR, MICHELLE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,279.81 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHAWNA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,279.76 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CAITLIN O Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,279.68 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $46,279.56 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPPE, SEAN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $46,279.46 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, GINA M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,279.45 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, NANCY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,279.44 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, BONNIE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,279.33 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,279.30 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVANOVEC, DANIEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,279.30 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, AMY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,279.24 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, CELIA F Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $46,279.23 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULA, JAMES P Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $46,279.19 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARSKI, SUSAN A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,278.77 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DIANA R Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,278.49 Date 05/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PAUL R Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,278.45 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, MATTHEW T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,278.40 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DOLORES H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,278.39 Date 11/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,278.13 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULL, MARGARET G Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $46,277.80 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, NATALIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,277.73 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKIERT, ASHLEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,277.64 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEREK C Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,277.47 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BENJAMIN T Employer name Town of Triangle Amount $46,277.46 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN-KILDISS, LUISA E Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $46,277.44 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORENZ, MATTHEW S Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $46,277.44 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, LELAND R, JR Employer name Town of Charlton Amount $46,277.22 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KATHRYN L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $46,277.13 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEITH A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $46,277.11 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,276.84 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERHAAR, JOHN P, II Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $46,276.79 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JANET R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,276.60 Date 12/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIO, KRISTIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,276.54 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, RICHARD S, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,276.53 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEZE, WENDY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,276.34 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, LIDIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,276.22 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, TODD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,275.92 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREECH, ELIZABETH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,275.77 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANOUNG, ANTONIETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,275.68 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MONICA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,275.36 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,275.23 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KEVIN M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $46,275.02 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $46,274.91 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, LAURA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,274.70 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, J THOMAS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,274.62 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE G Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $46,274.42 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NICOLA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,274.41 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $46,274.29 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARODI, MARCO A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,274.28 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, ALICIA N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,274.27 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPAL, MARIE N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,274.16 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONK, MARY ANN Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $46,274.07 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDO, JASON Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,273.68 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, DOROTA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,273.51 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELINO, ISABEL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,273.40 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KELLY O Employer name Greece CSD Amount $46,273.30 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMEI, JEREMY M Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $46,273.20 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, GEORGIA E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $46,272.99 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, MARIA C Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $46,272.95 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, EDWARD R, JR Employer name Fort Edward UFSD Amount $46,272.86 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KYLE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,272.65 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System