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 NICHOLS, LORRAINE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,706.35 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ABEL A Employer name Town of Antwerp Amount $45,706.34 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ROBERT Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,706.31 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, KELLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,706.10 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUCHER, PHILIP S, JR Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $45,706.04 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSO, ALIS Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $45,705.86 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, RACHAEL M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,705.57 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, MORGAN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $45,705.34 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, JERRY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,705.17 Date 03/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JACQUELINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,705.06 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, RYAN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,704.99 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMAR, RICKY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,704.95 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRADO, JASON R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,704.76 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPY, MICHAEL P Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,704.75 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ANGEL, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,704.72 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRAIG L Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $45,704.35 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, PAULA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,704.34 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIE, BRIAN D Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $45,704.19 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, TERRY L, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,704.16 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARIA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,704.10 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCRAFT, LORI M Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,704.06 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, KRISTY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,704.01 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGENGAST, BRIAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $45,703.71 Date 07/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIOTTA, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,703.64 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, RUSSELL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,703.56 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,703.30 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LISA R Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $45,703.25 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POQUETTE, ADAH E Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,703.20 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYSON, DEAN E Employer name Town of Alma Amount $45,703.18 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALNAKER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,703.12 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, LISA J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $45,703.07 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, DANIEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,702.92 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN F Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $45,702.78 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, MELODY S Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,702.61 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREUIL, PAMELA M Employer name Milford CSD Amount $45,702.61 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JULIE A Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,702.49 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONKO, LEONA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $45,702.45 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANDREA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,702.41 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ERIC G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,702.32 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, ASHLEY S Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,702.11 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, ERIC J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,702.03 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, BECKY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,701.69 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KIRSTEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,701.54 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MALFA, CAROLINA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,700.96 Date 02/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,700.84 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHICCHIO, ANTHONY C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,700.69 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ROBIN J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,700.63 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, VENESSA G Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,700.60 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DIANE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,700.40 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, LATEESHA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,700.06 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, DIANNA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,699.97 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, SUSAN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,699.43 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SUZANNE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $45,699.37 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, DOMINICK F Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $45,699.37 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANDREA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,699.16 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINIK, NANCY M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,699.07 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, RYAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $45,698.90 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLANE, THOMAS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,698.71 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, LYNNETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,698.60 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROE, JACLYN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,698.60 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONKOSKY, TODD M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $45,698.24 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RONDA M Employer name Bath CSD Amount $45,698.06 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENORA, SANDRA Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $45,697.87 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, JENNIFER A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,697.76 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, JENNIFER Employer name Town of Olive Amount $45,697.68 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPLES, JOHN F Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,697.61 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSMAN, KATRINA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,697.52 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGHEFI, NILOOFARSADAT Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,697.52 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,697.41 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONTKOWSKI, LORRAINE FRANCES Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,697.32 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, CHERYL R Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $45,696.93 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESKOSKI, KENNETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,696.78 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITACCO, MARIA F Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $45,696.70 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEL, HARLAN K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,696.69 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHRISTA N Employer name Erie County Amount $45,696.41 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMMIN, KURT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,696.39 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNBERG, BARBARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,696.24 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, KAREN R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,696.21 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BONNIE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,696.20 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, MELANIE S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,695.95 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANI, JAMEEL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,695.83 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.80 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, FELICIA V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.80 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RACHEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.80 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SYREETA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.80 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, THALIA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.79 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCK, WENDY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.79 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWISS, LINH T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.79 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, LYDIA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.79 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOW, MICHELLE L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $45,695.33 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, CYNTHIA E Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,695.19 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MICHAEL W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,695.15 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DYLAN J Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $45,695.03 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CHIARO, LEONARD V Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $45,694.77 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLISON, RAYMOND J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,694.61 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ADAM R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $45,694.56 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,694.24 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOANNE V Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,694.22 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,694.14 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, DEREK M Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,693.88 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System