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 MORALES-MINERVA, EMILY Employer name NYC Judges Amount $45,651.90 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, WARREN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $45,651.08 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGERUM, LAURIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,651.07 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, KENNETH J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,650.85 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MARGUERITE A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,650.73 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL-HATHAWAY, HEATHER G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,650.73 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAISY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,650.65 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, NORMA K Employer name Andover CSD Amount $45,650.60 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NATHAN A Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $45,649.78 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, WILLIAM T, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,649.75 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, NICOLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,649.62 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEL, TAMMY D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,649.26 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SAMUEL N, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,649.07 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, ANGELA R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $45,648.89 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLAK, JOHN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,648.57 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREMPONG, ERNESTINA A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $45,648.36 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURANZA, ANNETTE M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $45,647.94 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVELISSE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,647.88 Date 08/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROMGOOLE, PATRICIA H Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $45,647.77 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAVERDE, NAUM Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $45,647.60 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, KATHLEEN M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,647.58 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,647.50 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTNEY, MARY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,647.43 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DONALD H Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $45,647.28 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, MARK D Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,646.40 Date 04/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMOUR, BRIAN D Employer name Broome County Amount $45,646.32 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPASONA, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,646.20 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKOL, KATHLEEN R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,646.05 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, WILLIAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,645.52 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LAURIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,645.18 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDASAMI, RENNY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,645.06 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLABUS, WENDY P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,645.06 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,644.98 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JUSTIN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $45,644.84 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMORE, MARGARET E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,644.54 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,644.06 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, CLIFTON A Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,643.69 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, VIDESH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,643.64 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHT, MELANIE J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $45,643.21 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSELL, CATHERINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,643.14 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTIGUA, JESUS E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $45,643.06 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPCZYNSKI, STANLEY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,643.00 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOSCHIK, PETER J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,642.85 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDINO, SANDRA J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $45,642.52 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZELLA, ROSEMARY M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $45,642.31 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, PATRICIA C Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $45,642.30 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, RYAN A Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,642.23 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, RONALD D, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,642.11 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROBIE, JOANNE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,641.98 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SARA E Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,641.96 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, BRENDAN L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $45,641.95 Date 06/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PILLANS, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,641.62 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTICE, LYNN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,641.31 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTZLER, KIRSTIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,641.26 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,640.81 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, LISA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,640.51 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTY, PENNY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,640.40 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, RITA JANE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,640.34 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTRIGHT, VICTORIA V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,640.30 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,640.27 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, EDWARD D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $45,640.18 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTER, LISA L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $45,639.82 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JO ANN H Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,639.28 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIE, COLLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,639.28 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,639.19 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, PRISCILLA N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,639.14 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, SONIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,639.05 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, RONEE Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,639.01 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DAVID W Employer name Town of Venice Amount $45,638.96 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDOLIC, IMER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,638.79 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLEGA, MELISSA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,638.43 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $45,638.28 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREW T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,638.27 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JAMES I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,638.24 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEWAY, KATHLEEN Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $45,637.82 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMINGTON, LYDIA P Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,637.42 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRETE, JOSE I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,637.37 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DAVID C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,637.25 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCZAK, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,637.02 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPOLI, CYNTHIA J Employer name Village of Youngstown Amount $45,636.98 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOSE O Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,636.79 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUE, THERESA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,636.51 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, JASON D Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $45,636.46 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGROSE, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,635.76 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCO, THERESA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,635.72 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYE, WAYNE M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $45,635.65 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORF, TONILEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,635.64 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEINER, GAIL Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $45,635.50 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, AMANDA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,635.49 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOSEPH R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $45,635.38 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VECK, JOSEPH T Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $45,635.37 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, WAYNE R Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $45,635.21 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LEROY Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,635.12 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Madison County Amount $45,635.05 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, BRIAN Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $45,634.98 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, BEN J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,634.77 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, DEBORAH E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,634.65 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSE, CHARLES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,634.65 Date 02/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, JAMES R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,634.65 Date 11/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, ANGELIQUE M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $45,634.64 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System