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 MAIR, MARYANN N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,979.39 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KEROSA R Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $45,979.34 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPAKIN, DEBRA S Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $45,979.34 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIF, KAREN A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $45,979.26 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCOZELLI, CELESTE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,979.06 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, KEVIN B Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $45,978.64 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBARRA-DOSTER, ALINA E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $45,978.64 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, JOY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,978.50 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREACY, DEBORAH L Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $45,978.36 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $45,978.25 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RACHEL M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,978.09 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, WAYNE T, JR Employer name Village of Athens Amount $45,978.06 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JACK D Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,977.89 Date 03/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, ANNE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,977.58 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ASHLEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,977.40 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,977.15 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $45,977.03 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, GARRETT M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,977.00 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,976.99 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JO ANN G Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $45,976.99 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,976.78 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $45,976.45 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNIK, DAVID Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,976.36 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LARRY R, JR Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $45,976.30 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMME, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,976.21 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, DANA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,975.98 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MONICA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,975.88 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, PETER S Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $45,975.68 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, DAVID V Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,975.28 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, ERIK P Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $45,975.28 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENKEN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $45,975.28 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NORMA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,975.26 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLARA, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,975.15 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGICOSTAS, FRANCES Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,975.08 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LOREN L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,974.99 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRADO, RITA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,974.87 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, ROBERT B Employer name Albany County Amount $45,974.67 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,974.48 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABATINGAN, HANNAH M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $45,974.31 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ASHLEY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,974.22 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,974.16 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANDREA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,974.02 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAIZER, LAWRENCE J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $45,973.95 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHARLES J Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $45,973.61 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPONE, CAROL D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,973.48 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, LISA Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $45,973.35 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JUSTIN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,973.25 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ROY A Employer name Town of Cherry Valley Amount $45,973.22 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIEMMA, JOHN Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,973.07 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSBERY, MARY B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,973.03 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, MERCEDES Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,972.82 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUDY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,972.49 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAENO, BELLA H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,972.40 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, DEBORAH L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,972.29 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAIN, JOSUE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,971.97 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, JANS C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,971.92 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNIG, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $45,971.84 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, NIKKI L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $45,971.81 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, THOMAS N Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,971.77 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEKLE, ALLISON O Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,971.61 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, ALYSSE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,971.61 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBY, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,971.59 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADDOCK, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,971.51 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BARBARA M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $45,971.25 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, PATRICIA B Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $45,970.99 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ETHAN R Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $45,970.65 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMETZ, GEOFFREY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,970.61 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, KENNETH F Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,970.60 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY-NOLAN, BRENDA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,970.55 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA-SMITH, DONNA L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $45,970.50 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUKER, RYAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,970.45 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JANET Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,970.40 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, LUCY A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $45,970.32 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDER, SYED T Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $45,970.12 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, HEATH E Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,969.74 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTLEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $45,969.61 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SUZAN H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,969.46 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, PALATHINKAL S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,969.19 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JERRY G R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,969.18 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENO, JEFFERY J Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $45,968.80 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROSE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,968.79 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIVERO, LYNN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,968.15 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFIE, WANITA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,968.12 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRERO-GARCIA, LUIS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,968.06 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDURU, SOMNATH Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $45,967.95 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, JASON H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,967.80 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, PETER J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,967.08 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGUA, RICARDO R, III Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,967.07 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AINSLEY P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,966.67 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $45,966.58 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KISHEL, BRIE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,966.53 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIGHT, DAVID L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,966.04 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, PAMELA J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,965.96 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIN, TERRY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,965.72 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SANDRA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,965.59 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, BETTINA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,965.58 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, BRANDON J Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,965.42 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, RAYMOND J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,965.34 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSIGNANT, BRENDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,965.21 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,965.16 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System