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 DORATO, ELLEN M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $46,209.03 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, KATHERINE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,208.85 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, GEORGE Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,208.45 Date 06/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, AMY K Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,208.30 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,208.28 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANAIZA, GISELLE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $46,208.27 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MELANIA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,207.91 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, CASSANDRA N Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $46,207.68 Date 06/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,207.38 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, HELEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,206.94 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $46,206.78 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, ANDREA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,206.69 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, BETTY Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,206.63 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELLE, STEPHEN E, JR Employer name Town of Berkshire Amount $46,206.38 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DENISE Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $46,206.22 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUDEN, SONIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,206.20 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, ALEC R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,206.16 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, AMANDA D Employer name Madison County Amount $46,206.06 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,205.94 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, KARLA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,205.31 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, PETER, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,205.20 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, ERIN Employer name Essex County Amount $46,205.15 Date 12/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, KATRINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,204.54 Date 01/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, LINDSAY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,204.49 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,204.36 Date 05/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBURG, LINDA A GRIFFIN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,204.21 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGAMINI, THOMAS G Employer name Seneca County Amount $46,204.12 Date 09/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONG, JAE YON Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,204.09 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,204.08 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSEY, TANIKA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,204.05 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KATHY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $46,203.77 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, SUZAN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,203.10 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARTA L Employer name Broome County Amount $46,203.01 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,202.78 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,202.40 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLI, ANTHONY M, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,202.40 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENZI, NICOLE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,202.11 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIA T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $46,201.99 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,201.64 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSICA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,201.38 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, CARIDAD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,201.32 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHCROFT, PETER J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,200.99 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGG, GREGORY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,200.98 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBICK, PAM C Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,200.95 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RANDAL C Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $46,200.56 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFERY, STANLEY Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,200.23 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNAY, KEVIN M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $46,200.18 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,200.12 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, DENISE D Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $46,200.05 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SUSIE C Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $46,200.02 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, AMI E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,200.00 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, STEVE D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,199.61 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVELY, HEIDI J Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,199.59 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,199.50 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, TAMARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,199.34 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIGRASS, MATTHEW L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,199.01 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPP, BRENDAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,198.89 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUOID, AMANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,198.87 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $46,198.80 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MICHAEL, SHEILA A Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $46,198.76 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KAREN A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,198.68 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAHAN, JOANNE Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $46,198.59 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ETHAN M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $46,198.35 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONE, ANDREA MCGEE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $46,198.23 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, BRIAN A Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $46,198.16 Date 01/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, JUDITH M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,197.89 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARASTA, KATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $46,197.80 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, MARIA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,197.79 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, STEPHAN W Employer name Town of Ledyard Amount $46,197.66 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGWARDT, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,197.66 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERSIIS, RUDOLPH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,197.35 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,197.25 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRELLA, TONI ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,197.19 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, EMILY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,196.98 Date 01/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, LISA R Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $46,196.90 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, LISA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,196.87 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETE, WAYNE R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,196.76 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICHOLE Z Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,196.74 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWINIAK, JESSE P Employer name Erie County Amount $46,196.40 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, KRISTINA E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,196.30 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ROSA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,196.19 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JENNIFER T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,196.10 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWS, MAGGIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,195.96 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, GLENN H, II Employer name Albany County Amount $46,195.94 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, MARK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,195.81 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDELL, YVETTE Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $46,195.12 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, SUSAN A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $46,194.96 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAROTO, DEBORAH A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $46,194.74 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $46,194.50 Date 11/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISMAN, LARA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,194.42 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,194.18 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, NICOLE Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,194.08 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JEFFREY M Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,193.56 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VICTOR B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $46,193.31 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KRELL, MEGHAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,193.29 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRISLEY, KYLE O Employer name Essex County Amount $46,193.09 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELELLA, PALMER J Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,192.94 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVAR, JULIO V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,192.58 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEGAN, DAMON F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,192.34 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWIAK, CATHERINE A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $46,192.29 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System