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 OTERO, ISRAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,509.99 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $45,509.95 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURET, ANTHONY W Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $45,509.72 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SCOTT B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,509.59 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ROXANNE P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,509.16 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, JOHN D Employer name Albany County Amount $45,508.77 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, NICOLE T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,508.73 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CRYSTAL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,508.67 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUETTER, DANIEL R Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $45,508.54 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DOUGLAS E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $45,508.52 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,508.50 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, AARON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,508.43 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-AUER, LISA A Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $45,508.10 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, FRANK, JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,507.93 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOGGIA, ANDREW J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,507.82 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, KIMBERLY A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $45,507.17 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, REGINA V Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,506.72 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JESSICA M Employer name Interest On Lawyer Account Fnd Amount $45,506.69 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JUDITH C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,506.64 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS PARRALES, ELVIRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,506.44 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTZ, CASSANDRA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,506.06 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIKH, NAUREEN Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $45,505.97 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPOLITO, ANGELA K Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $45,505.24 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMINA, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,505.15 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,505.02 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONE, AMANDA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,504.96 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CHIARA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,504.96 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILES, MARCUS L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,504.76 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, LINDA A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $45,504.69 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $45,504.65 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TANYA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,504.63 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,504.58 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANCEWICZ, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,504.27 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINERSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,503.80 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, ERIK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,503.80 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANETSKI, KYLE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,503.55 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SARAH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,503.43 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MACKENZIE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,503.23 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, PHYLLIS H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,503.10 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, CHRISTIAN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,503.09 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,503.04 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, KENNETH H Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $45,502.93 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTARO, PAUL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,502.49 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEY, JULIA H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,502.48 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, MARILYN A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $45,502.12 Date 08/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WEENEY, MARY T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,502.11 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLIA, WILLIAM P Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $45,502.09 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARY T Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $45,502.06 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $45,502.01 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $45,501.91 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MELODY D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,501.89 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYPRIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,501.60 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, LISA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,501.60 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FRAINE, JO-ELLA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,501.59 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, STACEY A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $45,501.49 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, ARDELL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,501.15 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MATTHEW J Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,500.99 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HERRON, AMY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,500.97 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, HERBERT K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,500.87 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,500.83 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVENDOSKI, MARK Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,500.22 Date 07/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,500.19 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEL, LEONARD T Employer name Town of Woodhull Amount $45,500.01 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELUCIO, CAMILLA M Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $45,500.00 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCE, ERIN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,499.95 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, DONALD E, JR Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $45,499.94 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPATO, AMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,499.92 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, JESSICA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,499.73 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Dekalb Amount $45,499.70 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, JAMES W Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,499.39 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDUKE, VICKI L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $45,499.25 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARD, ANGELA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,498.94 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, LYNN M Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $45,498.81 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, CHERYL E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,498.76 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, JO ANN Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,498.65 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, THOMAS H Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,498.39 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANUSI, MORONMUBO R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,498.30 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, MATTHEW WR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,497.81 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, VICTORIA A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $45,497.77 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHEM, JOSHUA W Employer name Essex County Amount $45,497.52 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANASUK, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,497.31 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PAULINE C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,497.30 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, MONIQUE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $45,497.04 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTEROS, JULIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,497.03 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESSER, STEPHANIE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,497.01 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, ROBERT A Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $45,496.69 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, HEATHER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,496.60 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $45,496.45 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, AWILDA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $45,496.17 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LYNN W Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $45,496.11 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZY, BRYAN A D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,495.60 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, GEORGE M Employer name Town of Norwich Amount $45,495.55 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,495.45 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, HILDA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,495.34 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, JOHN P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,495.15 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, EDWARD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,495.12 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JAMES J Employer name Yates County Amount $45,494.71 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EVE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,494.34 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KAREN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,494.12 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CODY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,494.02 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System