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 FOWLER, WENDY T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,089.30 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Italy Amount $46,089.12 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELKO, WENKE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,089.12 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,088.88 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, BRIAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,088.58 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,088.16 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEKRANS, MEAGAN L Employer name Broome County Amount $46,087.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZELTON, EDITH M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,087.77 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINA-JACK, JOANN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,087.72 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, JANICE L Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,087.43 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, TRAVIS L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,087.42 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DAWN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,087.34 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, SHERIL L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $46,087.10 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRK, CHARLES F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,086.98 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACOS, JOHN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,086.76 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJA, JOHN W, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $46,086.72 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, BRANT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,086.57 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD H Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $46,086.47 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, CHRISTY L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $46,086.39 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,086.36 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROO, CINDY Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,086.35 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARGARET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,086.15 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LORRAINE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,086.15 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, AMANDA S Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $46,085.93 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOOP, JAMES D Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $46,085.92 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $46,085.90 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, EVELYN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,085.74 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, PATRICIA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $46,085.63 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MATTIE M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $46,085.49 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, BERNADINE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $46,085.49 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,085.45 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECK, SOMMER G Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,085.31 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGORZELSKI, DAVID G Employer name Erie County Amount $46,085.04 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT C Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $46,084.84 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYKUS, CASSANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,084.70 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERUSO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,084.46 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KIMBERLEY J S Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,084.36 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ROBERTA F Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $46,084.16 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, VINCENT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,083.62 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYOU, JENNIFER A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,083.45 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNELL, HENRY D Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,083.44 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, BASIL A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $46,083.44 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, ALLEN Z Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $46,083.41 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICIA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,083.39 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JANINE M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $46,083.37 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENAIME, JEANNE H Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,083.06 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOSHUA D Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $46,082.53 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, MICHAEL W, II Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,082.42 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGILLETTA, ROSEMARIE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $46,082.33 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAREN, REED Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $46,082.29 Date 06/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKTON, FRED J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,082.22 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYSON, NIKKARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,082.14 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, AYLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,082.03 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, JEFFREY M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $46,082.01 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, KAREN F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,081.88 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LUIS F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,081.70 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTYK, JACQUELYN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $46,081.65 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWHIG, MICHAEL Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $46,081.25 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUGEHOER, THOMAS E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,081.24 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COSTA, JOHN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,081.21 Date 10/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, PAUL W Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $46,081.17 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ALICE E Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $46,081.03 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLEROAD, MEAGAN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,080.98 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $46,080.94 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPIN, ROBERT W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,080.91 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTENBURG, SCOTT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,080.78 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,080.73 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, MARY K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,080.23 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,080.22 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, KEITH F Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $46,080.21 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORO, LORNA P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,080.14 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MARY J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,080.06 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCH, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,079.49 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFCUT, ROBERT L, SR Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $46,079.45 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-HARRIS, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,079.42 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, PATRICIA S Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $46,079.12 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, SHAE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,079.05 Date 04/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, MISTY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,078.22 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILPIN, SHANA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,078.08 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, CAITLIN M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,078.07 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPERINI, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,077.91 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, DANIELLE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,077.78 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT-FRANCIS, LUCIA V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,077.52 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, ANTHONY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,077.34 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJSCE, JOSEPH J Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $46,076.87 Date 10/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSNER, EDWARD J Employer name Oswego School Dist Pub Library Amount $46,076.86 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $46,076.64 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUER, ADAM M Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $46,076.52 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMETZ, RORY F Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $46,076.22 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, DIANE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $46,076.12 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,076.00 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PILKA, KATHY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,076.00 Date 11/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASZTI, SARAH K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,076.00 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, ANDRE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,075.99 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIER, TYLER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,075.84 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKHAM, GREGORY C Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $46,075.23 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JEFFREY S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $46,075.21 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, SUSAN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $46,074.92 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLS, MIGUEL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,074.79 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPKO, CRYSTAL Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $46,074.50 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System