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 LARRY, LORNE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,542.38 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, GUILLERMO B Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,542.36 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKNOR, SUSANNE L Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $45,542.05 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON-SMITH, ROSALIND Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,541.89 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORY, SARAH L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,541.74 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-TOWLES, BETTY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,541.67 Date 11/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHAEL E Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $45,541.18 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,541.13 Date 11/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, THADDEUS Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $45,541.03 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LISA D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $45,540.95 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURICH, KYLE R Employer name Orange County Amount $45,540.78 Date 07/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUBNER, BRIAN P Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $45,540.18 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, KATRINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,540.15 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, RYAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,539.56 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, GENNARO Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $45,539.48 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRENDA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,538.94 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCIODIETA, DONALD, SR Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $45,538.48 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGOZA, DARO M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $45,538.47 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBLINSKI, JASON J Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $45,538.47 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCHEVA, GALYA N Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $45,538.21 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KASEY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,538.03 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,538.01 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, ALLISON M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,537.98 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,537.87 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,537.78 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, SARAH J Employer name Warren County Amount $45,537.62 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIRUVERKADU, PADMANABHAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,537.15 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, SHANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,537.11 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $45,536.59 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HEIDY L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,536.53 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, BOISE, III Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,536.50 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARIANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,536.36 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JASON J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $45,536.31 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE, JENNIFER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,536.22 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JACQUELINE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,536.08 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, EVELYN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,536.01 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, VERONICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,535.32 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MELANIE B Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $45,535.22 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,535.20 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,534.67 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, ROBERT E Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $45,534.58 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,534.57 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DANIEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,534.51 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MIRIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,534.36 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ROBERT W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $45,533.98 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMETROS, BRETT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,533.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, SHAUN Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $45,533.90 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIUSEPPE, JOY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,533.87 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, JUDY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $45,533.80 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KIM M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $45,533.61 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SHARON Employer name Village of Depew Amount $45,533.50 Date 08/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, COLLIN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,533.45 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, JENNIFER M Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,533.44 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, AMANDA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,533.32 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JORGE A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $45,533.20 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JOSHUA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,532.99 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, ALICIA D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,532.91 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, DEREK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,532.79 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JENNIFER A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,532.74 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRISON, JAMES B Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $45,532.59 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, JOSEPH S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,532.57 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLER, PAMELA J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $45,532.40 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,531.91 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTALEK, GEORGE M Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $45,531.90 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, ANN E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,531.35 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEETH, PAMELA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,530.99 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, ANN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,530.89 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURY, ERNEST P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,530.86 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BARBARA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,530.72 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDLEY, EARLENE C Employer name Education Department Amount $45,530.48 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, BRIAN S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,530.41 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KRISTEN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,530.28 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLENWEIDER, DEBRA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,530.11 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTICELLO, ASHLEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,529.88 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRITTANY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,529.77 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL-PAISER, MARY E Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $45,529.61 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TIFFANY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,529.61 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACY, CARMELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,529.61 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, WENDY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,529.61 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, EYDIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,529.61 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZESNIAK, CAROL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,529.61 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LAURA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,529.56 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EFRAIN M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $45,528.91 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLAS, JASMIN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,528.82 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EVERETT G, III Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $45,528.56 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KAREN S Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $45,528.09 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFIELD, SANDRA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,527.70 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES R Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,527.67 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, LENIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,527.61 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELL, KELLI L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,527.15 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Madison Amount $45,526.87 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, JEFFREY D Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $45,526.72 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDL, MICHELLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,526.14 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIACI, FRANK Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $45,525.86 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, STEVEN C Employer name City of Oneida Amount $45,525.79 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SAMUEL C Employer name Education Department Amount $45,525.32 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, TYLER R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,525.32 Date 03/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, STEPHEN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,525.20 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, BERNADETTE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,525.13 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,524.94 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System