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 TRIOLO, MITCHELL R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $45,932.14 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALIS, SANDOR P Employer name Town of Lawrence Amount $45,932.03 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, EDWARD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,931.90 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PENNY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,931.89 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUKE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,931.71 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, LAWRENCE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,931.58 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Camden CSD Amount $45,931.51 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ADAM C Employer name Town of Gerry Amount $45,931.50 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, PATRICK C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $45,931.27 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, YOLAINE M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $45,930.85 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, JAZETT Employer name Department of State Amount $45,930.76 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JILL M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $45,930.61 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOMER, MICHELLE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,929.99 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DIANE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,929.82 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JACQUELINE G Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,929.70 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSHAFEN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $45,929.60 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSEN, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,929.46 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,929.11 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, ALMARINE J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,928.90 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JOSEPH A Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $45,928.50 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, PAULA S Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,928.25 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHODOLSKI, MARIA Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,928.09 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLE, BRADLEY J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $45,928.08 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, MARK M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,928.06 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,928.06 Date 10/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJDAS, LOUANN Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $45,927.96 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWOOD, EUGENE G Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,927.54 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULDWELL, ANNETTE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,927.36 Date 03/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ ROSARIO, MIGDALIA Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,926.80 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNACE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lawrence Amount $45,926.79 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEJOHN, JOY Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $45,926.25 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAVANO, DONNA M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $45,925.92 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTEY, JOHN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,925.89 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNICK, ERIN L Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $45,925.61 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINEYARD, GREGORY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,925.57 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CLAIRE, NICHOLE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,925.14 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RYAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,924.73 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, ANN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,924.67 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT-WILLIS, JEAN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,924.65 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,924.63 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WAYNE Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $45,924.00 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, PETER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,923.99 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, DAVID C Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $45,923.87 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,923.70 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nyack Library Amount $45,923.70 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, CRAIG N Employer name Erie County Amount $45,923.60 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, EFRAIN Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $45,923.51 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GENOVA, JO ANN Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $45,923.11 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JESSICA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,923.03 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,922.27 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTA, ASHLEY L Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,922.18 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ADAM J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,922.11 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MITCHELL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,922.07 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, RONALD J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,921.92 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, HEATHER M Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,921.78 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELAND, ARNE O Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $45,921.74 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFALZER, KELLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,921.11 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ALLISON M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,920.97 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIADER, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,920.32 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, DANIEL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,920.06 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,919.64 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARIE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,919.63 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, ALLEN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,919.63 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, HENRY E Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,919.59 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCOURT, JEANNE G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,919.44 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, BART M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,919.44 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY ANNE Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,919.12 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUCZEK, MARIA E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $45,919.11 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WANDA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,918.82 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CAROLYN J Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $45,918.73 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, LAURA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,918.51 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELSNACK, JORDAN T Employer name Village of Groton Amount $45,918.46 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LAUREEN A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $45,918.46 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIABURRI, TINA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,918.38 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATTI L Employer name Essex County Amount $45,918.30 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ANNE E Employer name Essex County Amount $45,918.30 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNINGER, KRYSTAL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,918.17 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, KAREN A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $45,917.91 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, RYAN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,917.83 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, TIMOTHY M, II Employer name Town of Camden Amount $45,917.40 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCETTE, SHARON A Employer name Madison County Amount $45,917.35 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,917.30 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, EILEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,916.98 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHEYNE, KAREN F Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,916.61 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEY, ALAN D Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $45,916.60 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CAMILLA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,916.58 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, KAREN A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,916.34 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOE, DOUGLAS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,915.80 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLINSKI, SANDRA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,915.79 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, MARGARET I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,915.49 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAHN, MARY J Employer name Village of Ellicottville Amount $45,915.41 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $45,915.40 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIACCIO, JODI L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $45,915.15 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISEN, ROSANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,915.00 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, PRISCILLA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,914.97 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, SALVATORE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,914.48 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBEY, JEFFREY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,914.37 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CYNTHIA E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,914.34 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ALLEN M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,914.24 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CYNTHIA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,914.15 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System