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 BAJISH, DENISE K Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $46,161.13 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JANINE M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $46,161.12 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PATRICK M Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $46,160.92 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,160.73 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, CASSANDRA G Employer name Orange County Amount $46,160.72 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $46,160.72 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELLA, PATRICIA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $46,160.64 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, DAVID Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,160.58 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, BRIAN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,160.20 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFORE, GWENDOLYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,160.15 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINAS, JEFFRY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,160.10 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZZELL, LOUISE Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,160.10 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, NICHOLAS M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $46,160.09 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSAGIE, STELLA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,160.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, LATOYA I Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,159.69 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEROY A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $46,159.65 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KENNETH H, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $46,159.56 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MELINDA M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $46,159.42 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOL, CHRISTINA D Employer name Orange County Amount $46,159.40 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ROBERT S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,159.32 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, THERESA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $46,159.25 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLNER, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,159.20 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, MARIE Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,159.16 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON SWEARINGEN, DAEGAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,159.13 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTTON, MARILA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,158.95 Date 02/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITARD, ANGELA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,158.95 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOTH, PATTY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,158.65 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,158.45 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCOSKY, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $46,158.12 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANON, IRMA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,158.11 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, JANICE A Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $46,157.61 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLY, EDWARD J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $46,157.60 Date 12/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANGELO F Employer name Somers CSD Amount $46,157.60 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, TOWANDA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,157.59 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,157.27 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHERYL J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,157.26 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WATTERS, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,157.19 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, SALVATORE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEM, WALTER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, CLIFFORD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 09/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, REME M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTZOUROS, SPIRO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIEZZO, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,157.00 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSEMAN, TRACY L Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $46,156.96 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELIZABETH L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,156.84 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, GARY F Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $46,156.80 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSERRATE, ANGELA A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $46,156.78 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAQUERCIA, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,156.69 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, CATHERINE M Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $46,156.58 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIM, GLORIA J Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,156.37 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MAYRA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,156.27 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, DERRICK A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,156.26 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-FEYNMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $46,156.07 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERTZER, PAULINA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,155.95 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEMERS, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $46,155.71 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LORI A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $46,155.62 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, DAVID J Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $46,155.40 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, NAIGEEM M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,155.37 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDELLI, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Northampton Amount $46,155.24 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGER, HOLLY A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $46,154.80 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, SHANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,154.60 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALLI, BRADLEY L Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $46,154.00 Date 03/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, STACEY L Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $46,153.80 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DONNA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,153.61 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, SUZANNE ILENE Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $46,153.32 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSERUS, MARK A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $46,153.25 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, DANIEL H Employer name Milford CSD Amount $46,153.20 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JANET C Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,152.79 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBREATH, GARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,152.56 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAWIL, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $46,152.10 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN-KOBA, NANCY Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $46,152.06 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISMAN, MARK I Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $46,151.90 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ANDREW D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,151.80 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEHL, TINA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,151.77 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, DONNA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,151.65 Date 03/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, ISABELLA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $46,151.61 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBUSKI, CATHERINE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,151.58 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKOVIC, MIHRIJA Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $46,151.52 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSON, REBECCA Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,151.39 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZA, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $46,151.09 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWERS, ANITA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,151.09 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, STACY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,150.73 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,150.45 Date 06/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DAVID M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $46,150.42 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $46,150.34 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIQUEIRA, NICOLAU Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,150.29 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERS, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Highland Amount $46,150.22 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Triangle Amount $46,149.84 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTITA, JACK Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,149.55 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, FREDRICK L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,149.50 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,149.26 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSIL, MARIA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,148.66 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, JOHN B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,148.63 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SCOTT Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,148.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,148.28 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JOSEPH L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $46,147.96 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONEY, DAVID R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,147.84 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NANCY R Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $46,147.80 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOTTO, LEIDIANA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,147.74 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVALA, ANNMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,147.59 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System