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 BENTLEY, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $45,557.19 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,556.98 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, DANIEL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,556.91 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, HOLLIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,556.86 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GARY L Employer name Village of Central Square Amount $45,556.30 Date 11/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RUSSELL S Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,556.16 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, WESLEY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,556.07 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESETAR, CONSTANCE S Employer name Granville CSD Amount $45,556.04 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, THOMAS R Employer name Madison County Amount $45,555.96 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, GREGORY S Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $45,555.87 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRONE, DONNA M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $45,555.82 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, HOPE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $45,555.58 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, KELLY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,555.44 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JOY K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,555.42 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFIELD, VANESSA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,555.22 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,555.18 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KAREN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,555.06 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHEILA M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,555.05 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABIE, RODNEY E Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $45,554.98 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LYNN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $45,554.96 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MARYANN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,554.54 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER-WARREN, JOANN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,554.37 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $45,554.15 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, MARK E Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $45,554.00 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTO, JESSICA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,553.75 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODZELEWSKI, LAUREN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,553.72 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, KELLY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,553.59 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDEMAN, ELENA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,553.15 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCHMAN, BARBARA J Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $45,553.14 Date 04/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVINO, KATHLEEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,553.12 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, JAMES M Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $45,553.05 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, FRANCES JUANITA Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,552.89 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANDREW V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,552.19 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, RONALD C Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $45,552.11 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATTI, AMANDA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,552.02 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, MARY ANN C Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $45,551.84 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMINO, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,551.58 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ELEEN E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,551.36 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, BARBARA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,551.31 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIPS, AMANDA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,550.89 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,550.87 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DEBRA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,550.87 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMATEER, KAREN L Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,550.82 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, JAMES V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $45,550.81 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCREDI, DIANE O Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $45,550.66 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROSA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $45,550.62 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEROME Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,550.51 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERNER, GILLIAN L Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $45,550.34 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBORSKY, RUDIN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,550.27 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEGLIA, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,550.10 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,549.56 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, NURYS J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,549.49 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHEILA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,549.47 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JAMES G Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $45,549.38 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, STACY JEAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,549.26 Date 11/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIK, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,548.96 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, SEAN J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $45,548.96 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISSMAN, PERRY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,548.85 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARIA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,548.76 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MARK P Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,548.53 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, M'LIS M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,548.50 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, RICHARD J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,548.33 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, DENEE C Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,547.94 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, DANIEL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,547.68 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,547.08 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUJUIN, GERTRUDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,546.92 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, MATTHEW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,546.84 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNSTROM, JAMES H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,546.84 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUN, ALEV Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,546.80 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MYNIKIA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,546.74 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DARCY A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $45,546.42 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, PAMELA A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $45,546.40 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SHANA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,545.97 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, LAN YING Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,545.67 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMER, CARMEL F Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $45,545.63 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIGES, PAMALA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,545.55 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKO, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,545.45 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, GREGORY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,545.36 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RYAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,544.78 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, RICHARD C Employer name Warren County Amount $45,544.60 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LESLEE E A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,544.52 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, GAIL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $45,544.44 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, HILARY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,544.26 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAS, FREDDIE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $45,544.18 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, FRED J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,544.09 Date 11/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, TERRESA M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $45,543.99 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARRYL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,543.82 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONDIE, MARK A Employer name Town of Malone Amount $45,543.81 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDOVSKA, LJUBICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,543.78 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIALLELLA, RICHARD P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,543.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ALONZO W, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $45,543.26 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOVIC, ADIS Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,543.13 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBIE, SANDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,542.91 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ROY H Employer name Erie County Amount $45,542.88 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDACH, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,542.77 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,542.76 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, EMILY J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $45,542.68 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, BRANDON L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,542.63 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, PEGGY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,542.46 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, LILLIAN M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $45,542.45 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System